This journal follows International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)‘s Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals. Therefor we genuinely recommend and appreciate it if authors read these recommendations prior to their manuscript submission.
If research misconduct, fraud or plagiarism is suspected, editors will follow the COPE guidelines and reserve the rights to inform authors or their institution.
According to ICMJE, conflict of interest occurred when a financial or personal relationship exist between any participant in the peer review and publication process – authors, reviewers, editors, or editorial board members of journals – and might bias or be seen to bias fulfilling their role. At first any conflict of interest in a given manuscript should be report by submitting ICMJE form for Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest on “Journal Name” website. Then we utilize COPE workflow to transparently handle it.
We stick to ICMJE definition of author and contributor based on its four criteria as follow:
We required the authors to understand and accept the ethical policy especially:
Regulation for Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement
Section A: Publication and authorship
Section B: Authors' responsibilities
Section C: Peer review/responsibility for the reviewers
Section D: Editorial responsibilities
Section E: Publishing Ethics Issues