NJRCM Invites and encourages authors to submit only original work (not the duplication/ reduplication of published data) in the broad areas of public health & social sciences research, health management & administration, epidemiology, biostatistics, medical education and related fields.
Please read and follow the instruction properly to make the process fast. All types articles and letters to submitonline. No hard copies will be required.Articles must be clearly written in English. All the articles should be submitted in MS Word document.
All the articles should be submitted with covering letter explains about their article and Declaration form and covering lettersigned by all the authors.Authors are requested to scan and send the signed document by email.
All authors should have made substantial contributions to all of the following: (1) the conception and design of the study, or acquisition of data, or analysis and interpretation of data, (2) drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content, (3) final approval of the version to be submitted.
The following types of manuscripts are routinely accepted (please note that word count is from abstract to references but excluding references):
Original articles: 2500- 4000
Review articles: 2500-5000
Short Article: 2500
Letters to the editor: 750
Book Review: 750
The word count may be flexible in case of important article. The decision of editor would be final.
Authors wishing to include figures, tables, or text passages that have already been published elsewhere are required to obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) for both the print and online format and to include evidence that such permission has been granted when submitting their papers. Any material received without such evidence will be assumed to originate from the authors.
Use a normal, plain font (11-point Times New Roman) with single line spacing for text. In particular, do not use the options to justify text or to hyphenate words. Always use single column. When preparing tables, if you are using a table grid, use only one grid for each individual table and not a grid for each row. It is advised to prepare the table in Excel and paste it in Word. Use spellcheckers always before submitting. Please do not split the article into separate files (title page as one file, text as another, etc.). Do not allow your computer to introduce word splits and do not use a ‘justified’ layout. Please adhere strictly to the general instructions on style/arrangement and, in particular, the reference style of the journal.
Try to give separate title file with full title, running title, Author names and affiliations,Corresponding author address with E-mail and mobile number.Present the authors’ affiliation addresses (where the actual work was done) below the names. Indicate all affiliations with a lower-case superscript letter immediately after the author’s name and in front of the appropriate address.
The introduction should give a short and clear account of the background of the problem and state the objectives of the work.
The methods must be described in sufficient detail to allow the experiments to be interpreted and repeated by an experienced investigator. Where published methods are used, references should be given, together with a brief outline. The statistical tool used to analyze the data should be mentioned.
|Initiative||Type of Study||Source|
|CONSORT||Randomized controlled trials||http://www.consort-statement.org|
|STARD||Studies of diagnostic accuracy||http://www.consort-statement.org/stardstatement.htm|
|QUOROM||Systematic reviews and meta-analyses||http://www.consort-statement.org/Initiatives/MOOSE/moose.pdf|
|STROBE||Observational studies in epidemiology||http://www.strobe-statement.org|
|MOOSE||Meta-analyses of observational studies in epidemiology||http://www.consort-statement.org/Initiatives/MOOSE/moose.pdf|
Present your results in a logical sequence in the text, tables, and figures, giving the main or most important findings first. Do not repeat in the text all the data in the tables or figures; emphasize or summarize only important observations.
The purpose of the discussion is to present a brief and pertinent interpretation of the results against the background of existing knowledge. Any assumptions on which conclusions are based must be stated clearly. The main conclusions should be conveyed in a final paragraph with a clear statement of how the study advances knowledge and understanding in the field.
Minimal publication charges applicable for document handling, free web hosting/access etc.bbut there is no submission charges. There is no special charges for coloured figures or tables.
Authors will receive information about payment of publication fees at the time of acceptance of article. Publication fee has to be paid only if your article gets accepted for publishing. Below are the options for payment of publication charges:
Double Blinded Review-All articles sent to two independent reviewers for evaluation one must be from editorial board for coordination. Authors can also recommend some reviwers for their article but finalise the reviewers decided by the chief editor. Article is only accepted by the chief editor based on the recommendations of reviewer. If the paper is not accepted by the first time, the process of resubmission will continue until the paper accepted by the reviewer.
It is strongly advised that Authors provide a list of 3 or 4 potential reviewers (e-mail and phone numbers) who are knowledgeable in the subject matter, have no conflict of interest, and are likely to agree to review the manuscript.
Hard copies will be sent to corresponding authors. Soft copy of full issue only will be sent to all members of COMFA in the view of reducing association’s printing and postal cost and improve our environment.We offer printed issue of the journal as per author’s request. The actual price of a specific issue depends on total number of pages. If you require a print copy of a specific issue, please send your order by email to email@example.com.