Instruction For Authors
Article Processing Charges
Focus and Scope
Misconduct Allegation Policy
Article Processing Charges
3000/- (US $120/-), to be paid only after a formal mail for publication
acceptance has been received by the author. Discount and fee waiver is
available for authors from low-income nations listed by World Bank to support
research in these countries. There are no submission charges.
Focus and Scope
vision of the International Journal of Healthcare Education and Medical
Informatics is empowerment and facilitation to the academic world to
excel for community development. The objective of the Journal is to provide a flexible
but stable platform for expression, innovation, and experimentation to
students, researchers, educators, policymakers, government and community people
in the field of education and training in health education including medical
and clinical education and allied medical sciences, including dentistry,
nursing, midwifery and physiotherapy. Its scope includes application of IT and
advancement in technologies across all levels of healthcare system; curriculum
development and planning; medical education; continuing professional
development; pedagogic practise; communication skills; student selection;
assessment tools and techniques of teaching-learning; objective and subjective
assessment; development of medical education research; design and production of
teaching-learning materials; web-based learning; information and communication
technologies in medical and health education; clinical decision-making;
clinical reasoning; internationalization of healthcare education; leadership in
health education; evaluation and monitoring research; measurement and
evaluation in medical education; post-examination analysis of objective tests;
community education and health literacy; information systems including national
and international registration systems; hospital information system; document
handling system; system integration with the healthcare education; computer and
website aided medical decisions; protocol developments; and artificial
intelligence among others. The journal welcomes original research articles,
reviews, short articles, case studies, case series, editorials, protocols and methodology
papers, letter to editors, and book reviews.
journal follows International Committee of Medical Journal
Editors (ICMJE) recommendations
which include that authorship is based on the fulfilment of the following
criteria, as stated in the ICMJE website (http://www.icmje.org/recommendations/browse/roles-and-responsibilities/defining-the-role-of-authors-and-contributors.html):
Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work; or
the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the work; AND
Drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual
Final approval of the version to be published; AND
Agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that
questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are
appropriately investigated and resolved. If the article has been submitted on
behalf of a consortium, all author names and affiliations should be listed at
the end of the article.
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above said website.
Research Publications gladly offers you open access option to publish articles.
This means that your article will be immediately and permanently available
freely, online for everyone, globally.
access articles are subject to high-quality peer review, editorial and
production processes. You need to sign an exclusive license agreement,
wherein you (author) retain copyright but license exclusive
publishing rights in their article to the publisher.
under Creative Commons Attribution-NonComercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which
lets others remix, adapt, and build upon your work non-commercially, and
although their new works must also acknowledge you and be non-commercial, they 'don't
have to license their derivative works on the same terms.
the Authors: Authors
can share their published article to third parties with a DOI link to the
version of record on Advanced Research Publications. Authors have a patent,
trademark and other intellectual property rights (including research data).
They have credit for the published article.
author has the right to:
Include the article in a thesis or dissertation
the Article to a book format
3. Use or re-use parts or extracts in other
works for non-commercial purposes like teaching and uploading on your website.
Misconduct Allegation Policy
All manuscripts are published under good faith that all rules and regulations have been complied.
In the event that a journal’s publisher or editors are made aware of any allegation of research misconduct relating to a published article in their journal, the publisher or editor shall follow COPE’s guidelines in dealing with allegations.
In case of complaint, please feel free to contact us by phone or email:
It is the policy of Advanced Research Publications not to accept any kind of duplication of submission or publication of article, plagiarism, unclear authorship.
If, after publication, any of the malpractices is proved, the article will be retracted and the author (and the co-authors if any) will be banned in further submissions.
In case of suspected plagiarism, we would contact the author. We expect a response within a given date. If no response is received within a given time frame, then the editor will contact the author’s institution for further investigation.
In case of a request to add or remove an author at any stage, authors have to provide explanation and signed statement of agreement for the requested change from all authors listed in the article and from the author to be removed or added.
Author must attach a copy of permission to use any already published material with the manuscript.
You are welcome to submit your manuscript on our online submission system which has self-explanatory steps.
The registration and submission of manuscripts are open for all, from all corners of the world. We are using Online Journals System (OJS) <https://openjournalsystems.com/> for submission and publication of articles in ADR. This system facilitates communication between authors, editors and reviewers in order to ensure a transparent and rapid review process and allows submission of articles with tracking of progress till proof stage.
In order to submit your article, you need to go to website of the journal you would like to submit your article to. Click on submissions and register yourself if you are new user.
Submission Preparation Checklist
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.
submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal
for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the
submission file is in Microsoft Word ® .
the references have been provided.
illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the
appropriate points or given in a separate file.
The text adheres to the stylistic and
bibliographic requirements outlined in the Instruction for Authors.
author should apply a one-page cover letter that:
summarizes why your paper is a valuable addition to the scientific literature
the type of article you are submitting (e.g., research article, systematic
complete details of the corresponding author (address for correspondence,
contact number in case of urgent query, e-mail id, ORCID id).
All author names and affiliations
length of a submitted paper should be commensurate with the importance, or
appropriate to the complexity, of the work. The manuscript should have a maximum
of 4000 words. The manuscript has to be submitted in the single column and
should have the following layout or divisions:
Your manuscript should be compiled in the following order (optional):
- Materials and methods
- Sources of funding
- Conflict of interest statement
- Figures and figure legends
- Tables with caption
The title, authors, and affiliations should all be included on a title page as the first page of the manuscript file.
page should carry the type of article (e.g. original article, case
report); a concise title of the article, which is relevant and provides some
information into content; all author names with complete affiliations and e-mail
ids; one corresponding author with complete affiliation, e-mail id, ORCID id. The
title page should list all authors in the following order:
names (or initials, if used),
names (or initials, if used), and
names (surname, family name)
Each author should list an associated
department, university, or organizational affiliation. If the article has been
submitted on behalf of a consortium, all author names and affiliations should
be listed at the end of the article.
This section highlights the main points of the article, outlines the results and conclusions and elucidates the significance of the results (Note that no references should be cited in the abstract). It should not exceed 250 words and
should have the following sections, introduction, objective/s, method/s,
results, discussion/conclusion. Please refer: https://groups.niso.org/apps/group_public/download.php/14601/Z39-14-1997_r2015.pdf
There should be minimum of three and maximum of 10 keywords.
The Introduction section should:
- Provide background that puts the manuscript into context and allows readers outside the field to understand the purpose and significance of the study
- Define the problem addressed and why it is important
- Include a brief review of the key literature
- Conclude with a brief statement of the overall aim of the work and a comment about whether that aim was achieved
Materials and Methods
This section briefly describes the procedures, methods of observation and analysis and apparatus to enable other researchers to reproduce the study.
This section should be placed separately. It must represent sufficient experimental data to enable the experiments to be repeated. Authors must notify the main findings of the research, providing a clear explanation of their significance and relevance. Author should present results in logical sequence in the text, tables, and figures, giving the main or most important findings first with no duplicate data in graphs and tables.
This section provides an assessment of the validity of results and compares the results with other researches. It also states limitations and significance of results for the further research. It should be concise. An accompanying theory and calculation section would be appropriate.
Abbreviations should be defined in parentheses the first time they appear in the abstract, main text, and in figure or table captions and used consistently thereafter.
SI Units (International System of Units) should be used.
Equations should not be used in picture format and should be editable.
This section should contain a short conclusion text.
This section should contain a precise and short acknowledgment for funding and support agencies as well as scientific or technical assistance (if any). Routine departmental or institutional support should not be mentioned.
Figures and Tables
All the Figures and Tables are to be numbered and should be cited in the text at their first description, e.g., Figure 1 and Tables 1 and 3. Figures and Tables should be clustered at the end of document to be submitted. Here is an example of figure with figure legend:
Figure 6 The comparison of antigenic response between smokers (a) and non-smokers (b) using GATA-3. The ELISA was repeated three times and mean ±SD was determined.
Here is an example of table caption.
Table 6. Correlations among the Proteins
Conflicts of Interest and Sources of Funding
Conflicts of interest include financial, institutional, personal and other relationships that might influence decision making. It is mandatory for authors to disclose all probable conflicts of interest in the manuscript. In case, there is no conflict of interest, this should also be clearly mentioned.
Also, author has to provide a statement of all sources of funding in the manuscript.
Conflict of interest and sources of funding should be declared before References in the manuscript.
American Medical Association 11th edition (AMA 11th)
style is used in this journal. We
encourage the use of bibliographic software like Zotero, Endnote, Mendeley, etc
in the organisation of the list of references for the manuscript.
Style of Text Citation
References within the text should be cited as superscript numbers. Reference list should appear at the end of each manuscript. List references in the order in which they appear in the text. If there are more than six authors, name first six authors followed by et al.
Examples of References
to a Journal Publication
Satterfield S. Livy and the Pax Deum. Classical
Philology. 2016;111(2):165-176. doi:10.1086/686236
Singh G, Srinivas
G, Jyothi EK, Gayatri LK, Gaitonde R, Soman B. Containing the first outbreak of
COVID-19 in a healthcare setting in India: The sree chitra experience. Indian
J Public Health. 2020;64(6):240. doi:10.4103/ijph.IJPH_483_20
Dehghan M, Mente A,
Rangarajan S, et al. Association of egg intake with blood lipids,
cardiovascular disease, and mortality in 177,000 people in 50 countries. Am
J Clin Nutr. Published online 2020. doi:10.1093/ajcn/nqz348
to a Book:
4. Smith Z. Swing Time. First Edition.
Penguin Press; 2016.
5. Helfer ME, Kempe RS, Krugman RD, eds. The
Battered Child. Fifth edition. University of Chicago Press; 1999.
6. Rutz CL. “King Lear” and Its Folktale
Analogues. University of Chicago, Division of the Social Sciences, John U
Nef Committee on Social Thought; 2013.
Manuscript Submission Checklist
- Author names, affiliations, email ids; corresponding author’s name, current postal and e-mail addresses, orcid id and telephone and fax number
- Category (e.g., original article, review, etc.)
- Number of tables
- Number of figures
- Sources of funding
- Conflict of interest
- Authors undertaking and copyright