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COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE: 
Education and Research


3006-273X / © 2024 by CMER

Published by Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Association of Africa. This is an open access journal under the CC BY-NC-ND license.

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The COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE: Education and Research (CMER) is an international peer-reviewed journal on complementary medicines. The primary focuses of this journal include theories, clinical applications, and education of complementary medicine.

 

Peer Review Process

The editors determine whether the manuscripts fall under the scope of the journal. The similarity should be less than 15% (Turnitin). The manuscripts will thereafter be sent for a double-blind peer-review process. This process consists of a minimum of two reviewers. After receiving reviewers’ reports, the authors will then be notified of the outcomes of the submission. 

The CMER is an open access journal published two issues per year. CMER holds copyrights for all articles published in the journal.  

Note:

1. No need for an article template for submission. Please design your article in Times New Roman, 11 (Font size). Reference: APA 7th edition

2. The abstract should include a brief summary of 

Background

Aim

Research Methodology

Findings

Recommendations

 

ACTUAL ARTICLE

Introduction

Aims/objectives

Literature Review & theoretical framework [if included in study]

Research methodology

Findings/Results

Discussion  [findings and discussion may be combined]

Conclusion

Recommendations

 

Word count: Abstract 250-300 words

Article Maximum 6500 words excluding references

Manuscript submissions: info@cmaaa.co.za/zhu@uj.ac.za

Editorial Board 

COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE:

Education and Research

Editor-in-Chief

Dr Zijing Hu

Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Association of Africa, South Africa

African Centre of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, South Africa

University of Johannesburg, South Africa

 

Associate Editor

Ms Jie Zhang   Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, China 

Dr Radmila Razlog University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa

 

Advisory Board Members

Prof Zhonghua Lin Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Fuzhou, China

Prof Yongan Li Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine, China

Prof Roy Venketsamy University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

Dr Radmila Razlog University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa

Prof Yi Peng Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing, China

Ms Yibin Zhou Henan University of Chinese Medicine, Zhengzhou, China

Prof Rubin Rhode Institute for Clinical Medicine Practice, Cape Town, South Africa

Ms Youzhi Ge Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing, China

Section Editors

Clinical applications

    Dr Radmila Razlog   U niversity of Johannesburg, South Africa

    Dr Cai Jiang                Fujian Provincial Hospital, China

    Dr Michelle Delpaul  University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    Mr Jiaxing Li               Inner Mongolia Minzu University, China

 

Education & Translation

    Ms Jie Zhang   Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, China​

    Ms Yibin Zhou  Henan University of Chinese Medicine, Zhengzhou, China

 

Language Review Editors

    Ms Jie Zhang   Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, China 

    Ms Yibin Zhou Henan University of Chinese Medicine, Zhengzhou, China

Designer: Mr Fanghui Huang

Physical Address:

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20 Peltier Road, Sunninghill, Sandton, 2157

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