The SAJOG  adheres to guidelines on editorial independence established by the World Association of Medical Editors, and follows the code of good publication practice from the Committee on Publication Ethics and ASSAF’s Code of Best Practice in Scholarly Journal Publishing, Editing and Peer Review. In addressing concerns raised, the SAJOG is guided by the recommendations and policies related to research and publication ethics developed by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, the Committee on Publication Ethics, ASSAF and the Council of Science Editors

Here you will find all the SAJOG policies relevant to publishing in our journal. 

For details on each, please click the title:

Open access policy 

Research ethics

Conflict of interest

Publication fees

Digital archiving policy

Authorship policy

Copyright policy

Plagiarism policy 

Article retraction policy

Licensing policy

Advertising policy

Peer review policy

Comments policy