International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases

International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases is the official journal of the Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology and is published eight times per year. The Journal accepts original articles on clinical or experimental research pertinent to the rheumatic diseases, work on connective tissue diseases and other immune and allergic disorders. The acceptance criteria for all papers are the quality and originality of the research and its significance to our readership. Except where otherwise stated, manuscripts are peer reviewed by two anonymous reviewers and the Editor.

For more information on the journal kindly visit https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/1756185x

For guidelines on submission, kindly visit https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/page/journal/1756185x/homepage/forauthors.html

To submit your manuscript, kindly visit the Manuscript Central website at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/aplar

Online Journal Access – for members only

Free online access to this journal is available within institutions in the developing world through the HINARI initiative with the World Health Organization (WHO).


Prof James Cheng-Chung Wei

Taiwan College of Rheumatology

Past Editor-in-Chief:

Professor Kevin Pile

2019 – 2021

Professor Debashish Danda

2016 – 2018