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Author Guidelines

Preparation of manuscript: Criteria
Information’s provided in the manuscript are important and likely to be of interest to a international readership.


a)    Manuscript should be written in English and typed on one side of A4 (290 x 210 cm) size white paper.

b)    Double spacing should be used throughout

c)    Margin should be 5 cm for the header and 2.5 cm for the remainder

d)    Style should be that of modified Vancouver

e)    Each of the following section should begin on separate page:

  • Title page
  • Summary/ Abstract
  • Text
    • Introduction
    • Materials and method
    • Results
    • Discussion
  • Acknowledgement
  • References
  • Tables and legends

Title page:
The title page should contain:

  • Title of the article should be concise. Informative and self-explanatory
  • Name: of each author with highest academic degree
  • Name of the department and institute where the work was carried out
  • Name and address of the author to whom correspondence regarding manuscript to be made
  • Name and address of the author to whom request for reprint should be addressed

The summary abstract of the manuscript

  • Should be informative
  • Should be limited to less than 250 words
  • Should be suitable for use by abstracting journals and include data on the problem, materials and method, results and conclusion
  • Should emphasize mainly on new and important aspects of the study
  • Should contain only approved abbreviations

Individuals, organizations or bodies may be acknowledged in the article and may include:

  • Name (or a list) of funding bodies
  • Name of the organizations (s) and individual (s) with their consent

The discussion section should reflect:

  • Should be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are mentioned in the text
  • Should be identified in the text by superscript in numerical
  • Should use the form of references adopted by US National Library of Medicine and used in Index Medicus.


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.

  1. 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).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is double-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.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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