Kanem Journal of Medical Sciences (KJMS) is an institution-based biannual peer-reviewed journal published by College of Medical Sciences, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria. The first edition was published in 2007 with over 20 editions since inception. Provided the authors comply with the guide, KJMS publication time (interval between submission of original manuscript and final decision) is about 2-3 months. Contributing authors are requested to carefully read this guide and adhere to the instructions provided.