Peer Review Policy for Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics
Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics maintains the highest standards of peer review while increasing the efficiency of the process. All research articles published in Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics undergo full peer review, key characteristics of which are listed below:
- Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics follows a double blind peer review policy.
- All research articles are reviewed by at least two suitably qualified experts who may be a randomly selected expert or a member of Editorial Board of Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics .
- All publication decisions are made by the journals’ Editor-in-Chief and on the basis of the reviews provided.
- Members of the International Editorial Board lend insight, advice and guidance to the Editors-in-Chief generally and to assist decision making on specific submissions.
- Coordinating Editor and Editorial Assistants provide the administrative support that allows Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics to maintain the integrity of peer review while delivering rapid turnaround and maximum efficiency to authors, reviewers and editors alike.
Peer review of referred papers:
Editors of Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics will decide promptly whether to accept, reject, or request revisions of referred papers based on the reviews and insight of the editorial board members. In addition, Editors will have the option of seeking additional reviews when needed. Authors will be advised when Editors decide further review is needed.
Peer review of novel submissions:
Articles submitted to Sudanese Journal of Paediatrics will be fully peer reviewed by at least two appropriately qualified experts in the field selected by the Editor-in-Chief. The Editor-in-Chief will then decide whether to accept, reject or request revisions based on the reviews and comments received.
Editors will decide whether each submission reports well-conducted research with conclusions supported by the data presented in the paper. Assessments of priority will not be a factor in decision-making, but all papers must make an incremental or novel addition to the literature.