Editorial Policy

The Pakistan Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research adheres to the following editorial policy to maintain the integrity, quality, and relevance of published content:

  1. Peer Review Process: All submitted manuscripts undergo a rigorous double-blind peer review process to ensure the accuracy, quality, and originality of the research. Reviewers are selected based on their expertise and are required to provide unbiased, constructive feedback.

  2. Ethical Standards: Authors must comply with ethical standards in conducting and reporting research. This includes obtaining necessary approvals from ethics committees, securing informed consent from participants, and adhering to guidelines for humane treatment of animals in research.

  3. Plagiarism Detection: Manuscripts are screened for plagiarism using advanced software tools. Any instance of plagiarism is unacceptable and will result in immediate rejection of the manuscript.

  4. Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Authors, reviewers, and editors must disclose any potential conflicts of interest that could influence the content or review of the manuscript. This ensures transparency and helps maintain the credibility of the research.

  5. Authorship Criteria: Authorship is limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All authors must approve the final version of the manuscript and agree to its submission.

  6. Data Availability and Reproducibility: Authors are encouraged to provide access to their data and research materials to enable verification and reproducibility of the findings by other researchers. Supplementary materials should be submitted alongside the manuscript when necessary.

  7. Timeliness and Relevance: The journal prioritizes the publication of timely and relevant research that contributes to advancements in medicine and medical research. Articles must align with the scope and objectives of the journal.

  8. Corrections and Retractions: The journal has a clear policy for handling corrections and retractions. If significant errors or ethical breaches are discovered post-publication, the journal will issue corrections or retract the article as needed to maintain the integrity of the scientific record.

  9. Editorial Independence: The editorial decisions are made independently, without influence from publishers, sponsors, or other external entities. This ensures that the content is selected based on scientific merit and relevance alone.

  10. Diversity and Inclusion: The journal promotes diversity and inclusion in all aspects of its operations. It encourages submissions from researchers of diverse backgrounds and seeks to provide equitable opportunities for all contributors.