Pan African Journal of Life Sciences(PAJOLS)

A publication of Faculty of Basic Medical Sciences, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso

Editorial Policy

Any manuscript submitted to the PAJOLS must not be under consideration by any other journal or already published in any journal or other citable form. Submission of a manuscript implies that all authors have read and agreed to its final content and take responsibility for their reported findings. Authors are expected to indicate that the study (where applicable) has been carried out with the approval of an appropriate ethical review committee. Additionally, all research carried out on humans must be in compliance with the Helsinki Declaration, and animal studies must follow internationally recognized guidelines. The authors are expected to include a statement to this effect in the Methodology section of the manuscript. The name of the ethical review committee’s approval body should also be provided. Informed consent for participation in the study and the use of clinical photographs of individual patients must also be documented. Manuscripts submitted by authors from pharmaceutical companies or commercial organizations that sponsor clinical trials, as well as those from individuals and companies working on industry-sponsored research, should adhere to the Good Publication Practice guidelines for pharmaceutical companies. These guidelines are designed to uphold responsible and ethical standards in the reporting of industry-sponsored clinical trials and research.