The latest news from AOSIS.

The Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine celebrates its 15th year of publication by joining AOSIS in 2015
We welcome all to visit the journal at, and invite authors to submit original research and reviews on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and related topics relevant to clinical and public health practice. To ease you into contributing to the journal, view the instructions for authors. Other relevant information about the journal’s policies and review process can be found under the about section.
What ‘open source’ really means
AOSIS would like to contribute to Open Education Week (9-13 March) by offering some clarity on open-source software for e-learning. Andries Jansen, eLearning Manager at AOSIS, explains what an open-source LMS is – and what it isn’t. Learning management system (LMS): A software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting and delivery of electronic educational technology (also called e-learning) education courses or training programmes.
South African Journal of Physiotherapy now published by AOSIS
The South African Journal of Physiotherapy celebrates its 71st year of publication by joining AOSIS in 2015. We welcome all to visit the journal at, and invite authors to submit original research and reviews covering diverse topics concerned with but not limited to the scientific basis and clinical application of physiotherapy, education of practitioners, management of services and policy.
AOSIS supports statement by National Research Foundation requiring all publicly funded research to be made available by open access
The National Research Foundation (NRF) promotes and supports research in South Africa, with a view to generating knowledge and promoting high-level research capacity within the National System of Innovation. Publication of NRF-funded research outputs contributes to the knowledge base of the country, growing the knowledge economy, promoting innovation and stimulating development.
Open Access Scholarly Publishing in South Africa - 2014
Africa is a very large continent, the whole of North America and Western Europe combined can easily fit within its continental borders, but compared to those continents, Africa’s scholarly output in the form of scientific articles has been very poor.
Our new eCPD Healthcare website was launched this month!
Improvements include our new fresh look, easier navigation, a shopping cart facility and improved search functionality. Read more here.