AIMS AND SCOPE
International Journal of Health Research and Medico-Legal Practice (IJHRMLP) is an international, peer-reviewed multidisciplinary, open-access journal that publishes articles on health research, medical education, ethics, medical litigation, medical law and medico-legal issues arising out of the day-to-day practice twice in a year.
The journal promotes health sciences and related disciplines, including medical, dental, and biological evidence in criminal justice, other allied health disciplines and medico-legal cases. It encourages multidisciplinary research and collaboration among scientists, the industry and healthcare professionals. The journal invites original research, reviews, editorials, commentaries and medical case law submissions.
The IJHRMLP strives to inspire multidisciplinary research and collaboration among experts, the industry and healthcare specialists. It also provides an international forum for communicating and assessing data, methods and findings in health sciences and linked disciplines. The journal publishes original research papers, reviews, clarifications, case reports on current topics of particular interest and significance, and international health news. All manuscripts are subjected to peer review, and only high-quality ones are published.
The Academy of Health Research and Medical Education (AHRME) is the official publisher of the journal, publishing six-monthly from January to June and July to December. IJHRMLP is indexed in the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Catalog, ROAD (the directory of open access scholarly resources, which is a service offered by the ISSN International Centre with the support of the communication and information sector of UNESCO), Lucknow Digital Library, i-Scholar, Infobase Index, Academic Research Index (Researchbib), journal-metrics.com, Indian Science, Researchers ID, Directory of Science, Yellow browser, Google Scholar, Scientific World Index, IIJIF and Euro Pub. The journal is DOI-indexed (Crossref).
All the articles are plagiarism checked. The journal adopts zero tolerance regarding plagiarism.
The views and opinions expressed in this journal are solely those of the original contributor(s)/ author(s). They do not necessarily represent those of the editor(s) of the journal. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal the first publication right with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY).
Medical knowledge and practice change constantly, and this journal provide accurate, authoritative information about the subject matter. However, readers are advised to check the most current information available on procedures and check information from the manufacturer of each product to be administered to verify the recommended dose, formula, method and duration of administration, adverse effects and contraindications.
It is the responsibility of the reader to take all appropriate safety precautions. Neither the publisher nor the author(s)/editor(s) assumes any liability for any injury and damage to persons or property arising from or related to the use of the material in this journal. Every effort has been made to contact copyright holders to obtain permission to reproduce copyright material. If any has been inadvertently overlooked, including printing mistakes, the publisher will be pleased to make the necessary arrangements at the first opportunity.
OPEN ACCESS POLICY
IJHRMLP is an open-access journal. All the journal articles are published in Open Access and are immediately available to read and reuse after publication. The published articles thus can be downloaded, shared, and reused without restriction if the contributing original authors are appropriately cited.
Author(s) retain the copyright of their article, with articles licensed to AHRME and the journal following the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC-BY).
IJHRMLP has an archiving plan for electronic backup and preservation of access to the journal content in the event that the journal is no longer published. Currently, the long-term preservation service(s) where the journal is currently archived is done with the Internet Archive.
DATA REPOSITORY POLICY OF THE JOURNAL
The data are preserved on our website, though we have applied it to some organizations for data repository purposes.
RIGHTS AND PERMISSIONS
AHRME publishes Contributions under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), and any data relating to the article (including without limitation any reference lists) is distributed according to the Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/).
Medical education; Health research; Ethics; Medical litigation; Medical law; Medico-legal cases.
ARTICLE PROCESSING CHARGE (APC)
The journal takes APC mentioned details in the instruction to author page (http://www.ijhrmlp.org/instruction_to_author.php)
The publisher operates a transparent waiver policy to help support researchers who cannot meet some or all of the costs associated with publishing open access. AHRME's waiver policy is as follows as per the World Bank Country and Lending Group (https://datahelpdesk.worldbank.org/knowledgebase/articles/906519-world-bank-country-and-lending-groups):
Waiver requests outside of these two tiers will not be considered.