Indigenous Health: Medical Journal of Australia (MJA)

Indigenous Health: Medical Journal of Australia (MJA)The Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) is Australia’s leading peer-reviewed general medical journal. It has been delivering ground-breaking research to the medical community since 1914.

Published twice a month, with double issues in January and December (22 issues a year), the MJA covers all the important issues affecting Australian health care, publishing the latest Australian clinical research, evidence-based reviews, clinical practice updates, authoritative medical opinion and debate, and developments within the humanities with respect to medicine. The MJA encourages comment and debate from readers. 

Ethical Publishing - The MJA is published by the Australasian Medical Publishing Company, which is owned by the Australian Medical Association. The MJA Editor is a member of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors and the World Association of Medical Editors, and the MJA follows these organisations’ guidelines on publishing and editorial issues, including peer review, conflict of interest and confidentiality. The MJA maintains editorial independence, and the views expressed in the Journal are those of the authors.

Open Access to Research Articles - The MJA encourages the highest quality of research, and believes research must be able to be easily and rapidly disseminated to all who might benefit from it. From January 2012, all MJA research articles are freely available online. The MJA has a strong commitment to Australian Indigenous health, and makes all Indigenous health articles open access. Other selected articles are also open access, including Editor’s choice articles, guidelines, supplements, obituaries and articles selected by the Editor because of their public health importance. Access to other articles is by subscription.

Print and Online - The MJA is available in print and online. The print version of the Journal had a major makeover in September 2011, and the website was rebuilt in February 2012. All MJA articles from December 2001 onwards are available online, with selected articles between 1996 and 2001 also being available online. Some older articles do not have all the new navigation features.

The MJA produces a free weekly online newsletter, MJA InSight. You can sign up to email alerts to advise you of new MJA content and you can follow the MJA on Twitter.

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