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About the Journal

    Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research is a peer reviewed journal with the following purposes:
  1. To publish contributions in clinical and basic science research in all field of medicine.
  2. To publish contributions in the prevention, management and treatment of diseases, and on the promotion of health in developed and developing countries.
  3. We shall also accept articles on basic and clinical, issues in medicine. Multidisciplinary research which integrates basic medical science with clinical component will be given preference. We may occasionally publish book reviews and technical reports on special topics.Papers are published in English, using American spelling .However; we shall not reject any paper purely on the basis of a lack of acquaintance with the style of written English language. The editors will provide support for authors whose first language is not English. We hope that the publication of our new journal will bring a great opportunity for international academic communication and research. Manuscripts accepted for publication are copy edited for grammar, punctuation, print style, and format. Page proofs are sent to the corresponding author. The corresponding author is expected to return the corrected proofs within three days. It may not be possible to incorporate corrections received after that period. The whole process of submission of the manuscript to final decision and sending and receiving proofs is completed online. To achieve faster and greater dissemination of knowledge and information, the journal publishes articles online as ‘Ahead of Print’ immediately on acceptance.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Exlibris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Journal Guide, National Science Library, OpenJGate, ProQuest, TdNet, African Index Medicus

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
Emerging Sources Citation Index, Index Copernicus, PubMed Central

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Journal Ethics

Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Digital Archiving

Wolters Kluwer Medknow provides for long-term digital preservation through two primary partnerships, Portico and CLOCKSS. Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.

CLOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Wolters Kluwer Medknow and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.

Advertisements

While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content:

  1. "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear.
  2. The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
  3. Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

Aims and Scope

The Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research is a bi-monthly multidisciplinary medical journal. We publish original research investigations, review articles (systematic and narrative), short communications, editorials, case reports and letters to the editor on basic, clinical, ethical and socio-economic issues related to medicine and allied medical sciences including dentistry, preventive medicine, rehabilitation, biomedical engineering, etc.

Multidisciplinary research which integrates basic medical science with clinical component will be given preference. We may occasionally publish book reviews and technical reports on special topics.

All submissions are initially subjected to review by the editorial board and then sent for double blinded peer review to referees in appropriate specialties who have published recently on the subject. We will consider manuscripts for publication from any part of the world, but most particularly manuscripts that would be of interest to readers in the third world.

Medknow Publications

Medknow, part of Wolters Kluwer Health, is one of the largest open access publishers worldwide with more than 300+ medical journals in its portfolio. Students, researchers, clinicians and other healthcare professionals worldwide access Medknow journals to help them fuel new discoveries and improve patient care.

Founded in 1997, Medknow is a well-respected medical publisher that fully supports many of the popular open access models through its peer-review management system. Medknow pioneers in the ‘fee-less-free’ model and provides immediate free access to the electronic editions of the journals without charging the author or author’s institution for submission, processing or publication of the articles. Medknow’s open access policy has resulted in more than a half a million article downloads monthly for all of its journals.

Wolters Kluwer Health (Philadelphia, PA) is a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Serving more than 150 countries and territories worldwide, Wolters Kluwer Health’s customers include professionals, institutions and students in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. Major brands include Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Ovid®, UpToDate®, Medi-Span®, Facts & Comparisons®, Pharmacy OneSource®, Lexicomp® and ProVation® Medical. Wolters Kluwer Health, is part of Wolters Kluwer a market-leading global information services company with annual revenues (2011) of €3.4 billion ($4.7 billion), approximately 19,000 employees worldwide and operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America.

Medknow Specialties

Online and Print Scholarly Publishing, Peer-Review System, Specialized in Medical Research, Largest Open Access Publisher

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