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Focus and Scope

The Sri Lanka Journal of Medicine is the official journal of the Kandy Society of Medicine and it aims to publish locally relevant original research articles, reviews and case reports, with the objective of disseminating knowledge among the medical professionals. The three categories of papers could represent any speciality or sub-speciality in medicine.

All articles published in the Sri Lanka Journal of Medicine are deposited with Crossref and the manuscripts submitted are screened by Crossref Similarity Check in order to detect instances of plagiarism.

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SLJM currently does not charge an article submission fee or an article processing fee.

Publication Frequency

Sri Lanka Journal of Medicine publishes the journal biannually.

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.


The Sri Lanka Journal of Medicine was formerly known as the Kandy Medical Journal.

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