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Focus and Scope

Sri Lanka Journal of Venereology (SLJV) is a peer reviewed journal published by the Sri Lanka College of Venereologists. The main objective of the journal is to promote curative and preventive science among professionals and researches involved in the field of sexually transmitted infections including HIV medicine and related sexual health issues for the betterment of the public.

Scope of the journal: The SLJV is a peer-reviewed journal, and publishes a range of articles which have relevance to sexually transmitted infections including HIV medicine and allied sexual health aspects.

(i). Leading articles: Leading articles are expert opinions on current topics, usually found by the editors.

(ii). Papers: Include original research work and reviews concerning the preventive and curative medicine in the field.

(iii). Brief Reports: This category includes case reports, reports of drug adverse effects, preliminary reports of continuing studies or trials, new patient management methods, and reports of new techniques and devices.

(iv). Points of View: The SLJV also accept essays expressing point of views, presenting hypotheses and controversial issues, clarifying recent advances in the field and historical issues and essays pertaining to laws, policies, ethics, rights and best practices in the field.

(v). Miscellaneous: The SLJV will also consider publication of research letters, correspondence, obituaries.

Publication Frequency

The journal is published annually.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Archiving Policy

This journal is available for LOCKSS harvesting, to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. See LOCKSS harvesting start page.

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