The Journal of Ophthalmology of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (JOECSA) is the official Journal of the College of Ophthalmology of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa (COECSA) with a subscribed membership of about 500. JOECSA is an open access journal, published in English in hard and soft copy formats and is dedicated to all aspects of ophthalmology and community eye health.
This peer-reviewed scientific journal publishes research papers contributing towards new knowledge in eye care, prevention of blindness and poverty eradication efforts relevant to Eastern, Central and Southern Africa. JOECSA’s broad objective is to produce a high quality, regular, self-sustaining, peer reviewed ophthalmic journal which will increase local and international visibility and citation of ophthalmic research from the Eastern and central African Region.
JOECSA is a fully open access journal, providing authors with a distinctive new online submission and interactive review service on its recently improved portal:
The Ophthalmology department, University of Nairobi has been key in the establishment and promotion of the journal. The current assistant Editor in chief is from the department and two other lecturers form the editorial board. Other members of staff are all reviewers in the journal