Aims and Scopes
Policy of the Journal
It is policy of the Caspian Journal of Health Research (CJHR) to publish articles pertaining to different fields of health sciences including occupational and environmental health, public health, health education and promotion, management of health care services, etc. providing sufficient contribution to Health knowledge. The articles may include new experimental methods of Health importance; new results obtained experimentally; new interpretation of existing results or data pertaining to health related problems; or epidemiological work giving substantial scientific information pertaining to health sciences.
All such articles should aim for development of health sciences concepts rather than mere recording of facts. Incomplete studies will be discouraged.
a. To publish original, well documented, peer reviewed clinical and basic sciences articles.
b. Promoting the health related quality of life.
c. Introducing the health related problems and the method for resolving to all.
d. Preparing a bench for discussing about day-to-day health related problems of developing countries.
e. To share the experience and knowledge towards health sciences.
f. To document health problems pertinent to community as Environmental and Occupational Health, Ergonomics, Management of Health Care Services and Health Education and Promotion, Prevention of Road Side Accidents, etc.
g. To achieve the highest level of ethical health sciences journalism and to produce a publication that is timely and credibly.
AUTHORSHIP AND CONTRIBUTORSHIP
An “author” is generally considered to be someone who has made substantive intellectual contributions to a study. Authorship credit should be based on:
1. Substantial contributions to conception and design, or acquisition of data, or analysis and interpretation of data.
2. Drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content.
3. Making communication with journal office.
4. Final approval of the version to be published.
Authors should meet all the above criteria.
It is important to note that:
a. Acquisition of funding, collection of data, or general supervision of the research group alone, does not justify authorship.
b. All persons designated as authors should qualify for authorship, and all those who qualify should be listed.
c. Each author should have participated sufficiently in the work to take public responsibility for appropriate portions of the content.