Published by Scientific Scholar on behalf of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine-West Bengal (IAPSM-WB) Chapter.
ISSN (Print): Awaited
ISSN (Online): 2347-498X
The Journal of Comprehensive Health (JCH) is an open-access peer-reviewed journal committed to publishing high-quality articles in the field of Health Care. The Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine, West Bengal (IAPSM-WB) is a state branch/chapter of Society i.e. Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSM). It is [Registered Under Societies Registration Act, XXI of 1860 in Delhi, Registration No.14240], founded in 1974, a “not for profit” professional organization of specialists in Epidemiology, Community Medicine, Health Management, Health Promotion, and Family Medicine, dedicated to the promotion of public health by bringing its members’ expertise to the development of public health policies. It advocates for education, research, and programs of Community Medicine and providing a forum for the regular exchange of views & information. The journal is owned by the Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine-West Bengal (IAPSM-WB) Chapter and published by the Scientific Scholar.
Journal of Comprehensive Health is the official publication of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine, West Bengal Chapter. The Journal aims to provide an easily accessible, peer-reviewed, international evidence-base to encourage communication among those engaged in the research, teaching, and application of epidemiology of both communicable and non-communicable disease, including research into health and medical care. Initially two issues will be published annually in electronic format in January and July. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents. The journal’s full text will be available online at www.iapsm-wbc.co.in.
Scope of the Journal:
The Journal of Comprehensive Health will publish articles of authors from India and abroad with special emphasis on original research findings that are relevant to developing country perspective including India. The journal considers publication of articles as original article, brief research article, special article, review articles, case series report, CME article, view point and letter to editor. The journal covers population based studies, impact assessment, monitoring and evaluation, systematic review, meta-analysis, clinico-social study in the discipline of public health, especially relevant to national priorities, including ethical and social issues. Articles aligned with national health issues and policy implications are preferred. Authors should therefore understand manuscripts without relevant content and conclusions will be declined without assessment.
Our audience includes researchers from the field of Health Care.
JCH has a highly rigorous peer-review process that makes sure that manuscripts are scientifically accurate, ethically sound, relevant, novel and important. Authors disclose all conflicts, affiliations and financial associations such that the published content is not biased.
The editorial board comprises a panel of experts from various disciplines of medical and allied sciences to provide their expertise and guidance in maintaining the clarity of content and focus of the purpose for the journal.
It is a peer-reviewed international journal with a double-blind review process. Its frequency of publication is Semi-annual (2 issues a year), what that means is, it publishes the article once it’s accepted after peer review.
An article published in the journal can be viewed without a fee by readers all over the world. The author also gets to retain copyright to the article and the figures. This allows authors to extend their exposure in the world of medical research and get worldwide recognition for their work.
The Journal of Comprehensive Health is committed to meeting and upholding the standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit our Ethical Guidelines section
This is an open-access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.
Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Journal of Comprehensive Health has a policy that changes will not be made after the publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.
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