The Tropical Journal of Nephrology is the official Journal of the Nigerian Association of Nephrology which aims at providing a medium for the exchange of ideas and promotion of knowledge of nephrology in the tropics through the publication of research works, innovative clinical experiences, authoritative review articles on topical issues and other relevant articles. The journal is a peer-reviewed journal established by the Nigerian Association of Nephrology and is published twice a year, in June and December. Plans are underway to increase the number of issues published per year in the nearest future.