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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines


  • Language –British English.
  • Whole Manuscript word limit 3000 words (excluding references)
  • Font – Times New Roman (12)
  • Line Spacing – 1.0 line
  • Abstract Word Limit – 250 words
  • Title: Maximum 20 words, Capital Letters, Bold



Articles must be submitted fully in the following structural order :


Title page and authorship 
Title page should contain an appropriate title Maximum 20 words, Capital Letters, Bold. Author(s) full name(s), address of the Institute(s)/Organisation(s)corresponding author address with e-mail.
Abstract and keywords
Prepared in British English language. Maximum 250 words for original full length research paper.
· Maximum 100 words for case reports and letter to editors.
· Should contain the introduction, methods, results, conclusion and keywords. 
·  Keywords are limited to 3-5 words which can be used for indexing services. Separated each keywords with comma (,). 
Tables and figures
All tables must be generated using the table function in Word. All tables and graphic figures must be placed at the appropriate locations in the paper. In general no more than 5 tables and/or 5 figures should be included in a paper. 
Should be made only to scientific, financial and technical assistance and not for routine departmental and typing/secretarial assistance. This section should be typed on a separate sheet.
Conflict of interest 
A statement regarding all authors conflicts of interest should be included before references.
Reference style should follow American Psychological Association APA 6thEdition. We encourage authors to use Mendeley software for better reference management. In text citation should include author last name and year of publication.  At the end of the manuscript, the reference should be presented alphabetically. 
Example citation in the text:
Teenage drug abuse is an alarming issue and has been a serious public health problem throughout the nation. this complex issue has caught that researcher’s attention and they have shown some interest in carrying out numerous observations (WHO, 2004).
Example of reference at end of manuscript:

  • Citing a journal article found online

Author, A.A.. (Publication Year). Article title. Periodical TitleVolume(Issue), pp.-pp. doi:XX.XXXXX or Retrieved from journal URL
Jameson, J. (2013). E-Leadership in higher education: The fifth “age” of educational technology research. British Journal of Educational Technology44(6), 889-915. doi: 10.1111/bjet.12103.

  • Citing Books

Three main parts: Author, title, and publication information
Book with one author
Last name, first initial. (year). Title. City of Publication: Press.
Broadway, B. (2002). Pink houses and family taverns. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.
Two to seven authors
Last name, first initial., Last Name, first initial., & Last Name, first initial. (year). Title. City of publication: Press.
Broadway, B., Carrol, L., Smith, T. (2007). How the lady sings. New York: Harper. 
Eight or more authors
Last name, first initial., Last name, first initial., Last name, first initial., Last name, first initial., Last name, first initial., Last name, first initial., . . . Last name, first initial. (year). Title. City of publication: Press.

  • Citing from electronic sources

Four major parts: website name/author of website (if known), web address.
Last name, first initial. Page of site. Retrieved web address.
Colbert, S. (n.d.). Home page. Retrieved from
Title of website. (last updated date). Retrieved from web address.
American Association for Artificial Intelligence. (2001, March). Retrieved from


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Global Journal of Public Health Medicine (GJPHM)​​ applies the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) License to articles and other works we publish. If you submit your paper for publication by GJPHM, you agree to have the CC BY-NC 4.0 license applied to your work.

Articles can be read and shared for noncommercial purposes under the following conditions:

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Peer Review Policy

 All submitted papers will be reviewed by an editor first and if it is suitable to journal scope and aim, the manuscript will be sent to at least 2 independent reviewers for critical evaluation and feedback on the submitted manuscript. 

Conflict of Interest

Authors are required to disclose all relationships or interests in relation to their work. All submitted manuscripts must include a ‘Conflict of Interest’ section at the end of the manuscript listing all financial and non-financial conflicts of interest. Where authors have no conflict of interest, the statement should read “The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.”


Journal Policy for Research and Publication Misconduct

The editorial board will observe publishing misconduct such as duplicate publication, plagiarism, false or fabricated (data, images, and figures). changes in authorship, unexplained conflict of interest, ethical issues with a submitted manuscript. If a manuscript faces suspected cases of research or publication misconduct, recommendations from the "Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)" will be followed.


Journal Policy on retracting a published paper

The Editor in chief will consider retracting a paper in the following situations:

  • There is clear evidence that the findings are unreliable, resulting from misconduct such as data fabrication, miscalculation, and experimental error.
  • The findings have previously been published elsewhere without proper cross-referencing, permission or justification.
  • The paper constitutes plagiarism
  • The paper reports unethical research

Personal Data Protection Notice
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Plagiarism Policy 

All submitted papers will be checked for Plagiarism before sending the manuscript for reviewers. 


Digital Archiving Policy

All published papers will be submitted and archived under PKP Preservation Network (PKP PN)