Sudan Journal of Surgical
Sciences and Research

Editors Guidelines


Editor-in-Chief is the head of the editorial board and decision maker of the journal. The Editorial Board, every so often known as the (Editorial) Advisory Board, is a group of expertise people in the journal`s field. Editors are eventually responsible for the quality of their journal`s content.

They review submitted manuscripts, Participate in Editorial Activities and guide on journal plan and scope. They attract new authors and submissions by suggesting journal to potential authors, friends, colleagues and students for publications and preferably submitting some of their own work like editorials, reviews, and research articles for consideration.

SJSSR advise the editorial board to follow the International Standards for Editorial Board which include:

  • - The Editorial Board must keep information pertaining to all submitted manuscripts confidential.
  • - The Editorial Board is responsible for making publication decisions for submitted manuscripts.
  • - The Editorial Board must strive to meet the needs of readers and authors.
  • - The Editorial Board must evaluate manuscripts only for their intellectual content.
  • - The Editorial Board must strive to constantly improve their journals.
  • - The Editorial Board must maintain the integrity of the academic record.
  • - The Editorial Board must disclose any conflicts of interest and preclude business needs from compromising intellectual and ethical standards.
  • - The Editorial Board must always be willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.