Asia Pacific Family Medicine Journal

Asia Pacific Family Medicine Journal (APFMJ) is a subject-specific journal focused on the needs of individual research communities across all scientific medicine and public health. The journal was established by the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA).

This journal is currently indexed at: SCOPUS, CABABSTRACTS, CROSSREF, DOAJ, GLOBALHEALTH, and PUBMEDCENTRAL. Scimago journal and country rank can be accessed at:

Editorial decisions will be made on the basis of the interest of a study or its likely impact. Studies must be scientifically valid; for research articles this includes a scientifically sound research question, the use of suitable methods and analysis, and following community-agreed standards relevant to the research field.

The journal was previously published by Biomedcentral (BMC) and all archives up to December 2018 can be accessed via this link: From June 2019, APFMJ will be published under the Universitas Gadjah Mada online journal system: All APFMJ policies and guides for authors and reviewers remain the same, except that now we apply FREE Article Processing for the accepted manuscript.

For information on how to submit your manuscripts to this journal, and for online submission please follow this link: 

Online Submission

Any further queries should be directed to the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Yousuke Takemura, at or our journal secretariat,


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