Peer Review Policy

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


The editorial oversight process at GJPHM typically involves the following steps:

  1. Submission: Authors submit their manuscripts through the journal's online submission system, adhering to author guidelines
  2. Initial Screening: The editorial staff screens the submissions to ensure they meet the essential criteria of the journal, such as scope, originality, and adherence to the formatting guidelines.
  3. Peer Review: Manuscripts that pass the initial screening undergo a rigorous peer review process. Typically, GJPHM Publications employs a double-blind peer review system.
  4. Editorial Decision: Based on the reviewers' feedback, the Editor-in-Chief or Academic Editor makes an initial editorial decision. Possible decisions include acceptance, revision, and The decision is sent to the authors along with the reviewers' comments and recommendations.
  5. Acceptance and Copyediting: Once a manuscript is accepted and the Article Processing Charge is paid, it undergoes a copyediting process to ensure adherence to the journal's style and formatting guidelines.
  6. Proofreading and Publication: Authors receive galley proof of their final article for review and corrections before publication.