Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science (BJMS) is a professional medical journal intended to provide a multidisciplinary forum for the exchange of ideas and information among professionals concerned with medicine ad allied disciplines in Bangladesh and world. We acknowledge that many other disciplines have important contributions to add new knowledge and innovations in improving our physical and mental health. BJMS authority welcomes relevant contributions from them.

BJMS invites articles based on original works, short communications containing significant findings, case reports with information of scientific interest, letters to editor, editorials (usually invited), reviews, conference news and invitation, book reviews.

Complimentary copies of the journal are sent to libraries of all medical and other relevant academic institutions in the country and some important institutions in the abroad.

This journal is printed on papers produced from pulp collected from farmed trees.

This is a non-profit journal sponsored by Ibn Sina Trust, Bangladesh.



Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Leading Article

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Review Article

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Original Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Case Reports

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Brief Communications

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Any article received first examined by executive editor or his staffs. If it fits with our standard we send it to the peer reviewers. If they reject it we reject it. If they give any correction/modification plan we communicate the author to redo and resubmit his manuscript.  After re-submission we check whether their re-submission fulfills reviewer’s satisfaction. If all these steps are successfully completed then we send it for publication. We have additional statistical reviewers. We use their expertise if the manuscript deserve their review.

All the process is double blind author never knows the reviewers and vice versa.  


Publication Frequency

BJMS is published quarterly in a year (January, March, June and October)


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. We do not impose any publication fees to the authors.


Editorial Board

Editor in chief:
Prof. M. G. Muazzam FRCPath
Ex-Principal, Dhaka Medical College

Prof. ANM Zia-Ur-Rahman FCPS, FICS
Principal & Professor of Surgery, Ibn Sina Medical College
Ex-Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Dhaka University

Executive Editor:
Prof. Abu Kholdun Al-Mahmood M Phil, PhD
Professor & Head, Deptt. of Biochemistry, Ibn Sina Medical College

Assistant editor:
Dr. Syeda Fahmida Afrin MPhil (Medical Biochemistry)
Asstt. Professor, Deptt. of Biochemistry, Ibn Sina Medical College

Dr. Ahammad Shafiq Sikder MPH (Epidemiology)
Scientific Officer, ICDDRB (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)

Editorial Board Members:
Prof. MAK Azad Choudhury FRCP
Academic Director, Bangladesh Institute of Child Health (BICH)

Prof. Naima Muazzam M Phil, M Med
Professor of Microbiology, National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine (NIPSOM), Bangladesh

Prof. Md. Nazrul Islam MPhil, MSc, DMed
Principal & Professor of Anatomy, Dinajpur Medical College, Bangladesh

Prof. KMHS Sirajul Haque FCPS, FRCP, FACC
Ex-Director, National Institute of Cardiovascular Disease (NICVD), Bangladesh

Dr. Md. Idris Ali MCPS, MS
Professor of Spinal Sugery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Bangladesh

Prof. Choudhury Mahmood Hassan PhD
Chairman, Bangladesh Pharmacy Council, Ex-Dean, Faculty of Pharceutical Science, Dhaka University.

Prof. AKM Sadrul Islam PhD
Dean, Islamic University of Technology, Ex-Dean, BUET (Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology)

Saiful Alam Khan
Executive Director, Ibn Sina Trust


International Advisors

Dr. Musa Mohd. Nordin FRCP
Consultant, Damansara Specialist Hospital, Kuala Lumpur

Prof. Iqbal Khan FCPS, FICS, MHPE
Principal/Dean AJK Medical College, Muzaffarabad, Pakistan

Prof. Omar Hasan Kasule MPH, PhD
Professor, King Feisal University, KSA
Ex-Deputy Dean, International Islamic University, Malaysia
Visiting Professor, University of Malaya, Malaysia

Prof. Hiroshi Kinoshita MD, PhD
Chairman & Head, Dept. of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Japan

Prof. Etienne Quertemont, PhD
Dept. Of Cognitive Sciences, Quantitative Psychology, University of Liege, Belgium

Prof. Aly A. Misha’l FRCP
Chief Consultant, Islamic Hospital, Amman, Jordan

Prof. Hassam E. Fadel FICS
Editor, Journal of Islamic Medical Association, North America

Dr. Mohd. Khorshed Alam, BDS, PHD
Senior lecturer, School of Dental Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia


Indexing information

Bangladesh Journal of Medical Sciences is indexed in the

Emerging Sources Citation Index