Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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.
The authors retain Full copyright of their published article
Global Journal of Public Health Medicine (GJPHM) applies the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license to articles and other works we publish. If you submit your paper for publication by GJPHM, you agree to have the CC BY license applied to your work. Under this Open Access license, you as the author agree that anyone can reuse your article in whole or part for any purpose, for free, even for commercial purposes. Anyone may copy, distribute, or reuse the content as long as the author and original source are properly cited. Full details available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
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.
All submitted papers will be checked for Plagiarism before sending the manuscript for reviewers.