Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

SCOPE OF JAHM

JAHM encourages and publishes critical aspects of intellectual and scientific communication amongst contemporary health knowledge systems keeping Ayurveda at the center.

Articles explaining and exploring principles of Ayurveda,

Articles encouraging evidence-based clinical practice of Ayurveda

Articles promoting the research culture amongst the Ayurveda fraternity

Provide a common platform for publication of research in Ayurveda

Promote research culture among students of Ayurveda

JAHM also appreciates researches that attempt to design new instruments to simplify the Ayurvedic pharmaceutics, quality control of Ayurvedic drugs and clinical practice of Ayurveda.

The content of JAHM will focus on three broad themes:

Theoretical Research: Epistemology, Fundamental Concepts, History, and Literary studies related to Ayurveda, Yoga, modern medicine and science.

Experimental Research: Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmaceutics, phytochemistry, Drug Discovery & Development,

Clinical Research: clinical trials, Case reports, case series, cohort and case control studies, epidemiological and public health studies.

PUBLICATION ETHICS AND PUBLICATION MALPRACTICE STATEMENT

We encourage the best standards of publication ethics and take all possible action against publication malpractices. Atreya Ayurveda Foundation as a publisher takes its duties of guardianship over all phases of publishing seriously and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities.

These guidelines are in compliance with the COPE Principles of Transparency and Best Practice Guidelines and the COPE Code of Conduct.

Publication decisions

The editor will be responsible for the final decision of the articles submitted regarding acceptance and publishing. The decisions will be made after strict evaluation of the article and its importance to researchers and readers. The editor may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and forced by such legal requirements, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editor may consult with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Fair play

The editor will assess articles for their intellectual matter without regard to orientation, religious belief, ethnicity, citizenship, race, gender, the sexual or political philosophy of the authors. Editors decision to accept or reject a paper for publication should be based only on the paper´s quality, importance, originality and preciseness, and the study´s relevance to the scope of the journal.

Archiving

All the archives are harvested through open harvester to OAI.

Protection of Patients' Rights to Privacy

Patients identity information will not be published in written descriptions, photographs, sonograms, CT scans, etc., and unless the info is necessary for scientific purposes and the patient or guardian gives written informed consent for publication. Authors should delete or mask patients names from images unless they have taken written informed consent from the patients. When informed consent has been taken, it should be noted in the article and copy of the consent should be uploaded with the covering letter.

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used only for the stated intentions and will not be disclosed to any other party or person.

EDITORIAL POLICY

During the initial editorial review, if the article does not fit the scope of the journal, and methods followed are wrong then it will be rejected. 

During the initial editorial review, if the article is not prepared as per JAHM guidelines it will be sent back for resubmission.  
If the article fits the scope of JAHM, prepared as per the JAHM guidelines, then it will be sent for peer review.

Editors will do strict evaluation regarding the plagiarism using https://www.duplichecker.com/, if found, then the article will be rejected on the basis of plagiarism.     

Executive Editor will assess the reviewer reports and makes the decision on the submission. The final decision is arrived after conversing with the peer reviewer and related editors.  

The revised manuscript is assessed by the editor first if the revision is satisfactory, then he will send the acceptance decision to the Executive Editor for the final decision. If the revision is not satisfactory, then the article will be sent for 2nd round peer review.  

OPEN ACCESS POLICY

This journal is Open Access means readers all over the world can read full-text articles either online or can be downloaded in PDF format. The articles are Published with the license Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. 

EDITORIAL BOARD

Editorial board will be framed from recognized peers in the field. The editor will provide full names and designations of the members on the journal webpage.

PEER REVIEW POLICY

All manuscripts contributed to JAHM at first blinded and then Editors will email selected Reviewers the title and abstract of the submission, as well as an invitation to log into the journal web site to complete the review. Five days time period is given for the reviewers to accept the article for review. Reviewers enter the journal web site to agree to do the review, to download submissions, submit their comments, and select a recommendation. Then the strict evaluation will be done by peer reviewers assigned by the editors within 2 weeks. The JAHM will publish a peer-reviewed manuscript within 8 weeks of receipt.

Publication charge policy

This journal charges the following author fees. There is no article submission charges. 

Article Publication: 1500.00 (INR)

If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover peer-reviewing, copy editing, layout editing, and publications costs.

Conflicts of Interest/ Competing Interests

All authors must reveal conflicts of interest they may have with publication of the manuscript or an institution or sponsor or product that is mentioned in the manuscript.

Copyright policy

The author(s) will retain copyright and permit the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that permits others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

The entire contents of the JAHM are protected under Indian and international copyrights. The Journal, however, allows free, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual right of access to, and a license to copy, use, distribute, perform and display the work publicly and to make and distribute derivative works in any digital medium for any reasonable non-commercial purpose, subject to proper attribution of authorship and ownership of the rights. The journal also permits the right to make small numbers of printed copies for their personal non-commercial use under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License.

In case of JAHM does not publish said work, the author(s) will be so notified and all rights assigned hereunder will be given back to the author(s).

All accepted works should not be published anywhere without prior written permission from JAHM. The author(s) hereby declare that they are sole author(s) of the work, that all authors have contributed and agree with the content and conclusions of the work, that the work is original, and does not infringe upon any copyright, propriety, or personal right of any third party, and that no part of it nor any work has been submitted to another journal.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS

http://jahm.in/index.php/JAHM/about/submissions#authorGuidelines

 

 

Section Policies

Review Article

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Short Reviews

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Clinical Study

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Experimental Study

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

General Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Case Report

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Editorial

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Guest Article

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Book Review

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Letter to Editor

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Case Series

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts contributed to JAHM at first blinded and then Editors will email selected Reviewers the title and abstract of the submission, as well as an invitation to log into the journal web site to complete the review. Five days time period is given for the reviewers to accept article for review. Reviewers enter the journal web site to agree to do the review, to download submissions, submit their comments, and select a recommendation.Then strict evaluation will be done by peer reviewers assigned by the editors within 2-4 weeks. The JAHM will publish a peer-reviewed manuscript within 8 weeks of receipt. 

 

 

Publication Frequency

Journal will be published Bimonthly 

 

 

Open Access Policy

journal will provide readers with immediate free access to all published content.

This journal is Open Access means readers all over the world can read full text artciles either online or can be downloaded in PDF fomrat. The articles are Published with the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. 

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...