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Brunei International Medical Journalopen access


Brunei Darussalam

Universities and research institutions in Brunei Darussalam
Media Ranking in Brunei Darussalam

Subject Area and Category


Ministry of Health and Universiti Brunei Darussalem

Universiti Brunei Darussalam in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



15605876, 20793146





How to publish in this journal


The Brunei International Medical Journal (BIMJ) is a peer reviewed official publication of the Ministry of Health under the auspices of the Clinical Research Unit, Ministry of Health, Brunei Darussalam. BIMJ is both available as a six monthly print copy version, which will consist of two issues combined together as one and a three monthly free access online version consisting of individual issue. The aim is to allow publications to be available as quickly as possible online. The BIMJ publishes articles ranging from original research papers, review articles, medical practice papers, special reports, audits, case reports, images of interest, education and technical/innovation papers, editorials, commentaries and letters to the Editor. Topics of interest include all subjects that relate to clinical practice and research in all branches of medicine, basic and clinical including topics related to allied health care fields. The BIMJ welcomes manuscripts from contributors, but usually solicits reviews articles and special reports. Proposals for review papers can be sent to the Managing Editor directly. Please refer to the contact information of the Editorial Office. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2020Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2021Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2022Q4

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.043
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.058
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.073
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.067
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.049
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.038
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.031
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.082
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.056
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.078
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.188
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.043
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.058
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.073
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.057
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.041
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.034
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.032
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.109
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.064
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.098
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.231
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.043
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.058
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.045
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.051
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.054
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.056
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.031
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.143
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.111
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.077
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.162
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20110
Self Cites20122
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20141
Self Cites20151
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20172
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20192
Self Cites20201
Self Cites20211
Self Cites20222
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20123
Total Cites20139
Total Cites201418
Total Cites201514
Total Cites20169
Total Cites20176
Total Cites20185
Total Cites201912
Total Cites20205
Total Cites20215
Total Cites202212
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20110
External Cites per document20120.023
External Cites per document20130.076
External Cites per document20140.106
External Cites per document20150.074
External Cites per document20160.039
External Cites per document20170.027
External Cites per document20180.038
External Cites per document20190.109
External Cites per document20200.063
External Cites per document20210.083
External Cites per document20220.204
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.043
Cites per document20130.058
Cites per document20140.073
Cites per document20150.057
Cites per document20160.041
Cites per document20170.034
Cites per document20180.032
Cites per document20190.109
Cites per document20200.064
Cites per document20210.098
Cites per document20220.231
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents201226
Non-citable documents201364
Non-citable documents201485
Non-citable documents201570
Non-citable documents201640
Non-citable documents201726
Non-citable documents201826
Non-citable documents201918
Non-citable documents202014
Non-citable documents20213
Non-citable documents20223
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201243
Citable documents201392
Citable documents2014160
Citable documents2015175
Citable documents2016178
Citable documents2017150
Citable documents2018132
Citable documents201992
Citable documents202064
Citable documents202148
Citable documents202249
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20110
Uncited documents201266
Uncited documents2013151
Uncited documents2014230
Uncited documents2015232
Uncited documents2016211
Uncited documents2017171
Uncited documents2018154
Uncited documents2019101
Uncited documents202073
Uncited documents202147
Uncited documents202246
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20123
Cited documents20135
Cited documents201415
Cited documents201513
Cited documents20167
Cited documents20175
Cited documents20184
Cited documents20199
Cited documents20205
Cited documents20214
Cited documents20226
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