Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

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 fully compliance with the COPE Principles of Transparency and Best Practice Guidelines and the COPE Code of Conduct.

Protection of Patients' Rights to Privacy

Identifying information should not be published in written descriptions, photographs, sonograms, CT scans, etc., and pedigrees unless the information is essential for scientific purposes and the patient (or parent or guardian, wherever applicable) gives written informed consent for publication. Authors should remove patients' names from figures unless they have obtained written informed consent from the patients. When informed consent has been obtained, it should be indicated in the article and copy of the consent should be attached with the covering letter.

Editorial Policy

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

During initial editorial review, if the article is not prepared as per JAHM guidelines. see author guidelines and current issue published articles.
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 matter which is allready published, if it is quoted in reference then it's ok, if not quoted, then the article will be rejected on the basis of plagiarism.     

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

Revised manuscript is assessed by the editor first, if the revision is satisfactory, then he will send acceptance decision to the Executive editor for 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 artciles either online or can be downloaded in PDF fomrat. The articles are Published with the licence 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 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 weeks. The JAHM will publish a peer-reviewed manuscript within 8 weeks of receipt.

Publication decisions

The editor will be responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be accepted and published. The evaluation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. 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

Editor will evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, race, gender, 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 importance, content quality, originality and clarity, and the study´s relevance to the scope of journal.

Archiving

All the archives are harvested through open harvestor  to OAI.

Publication charge policy

This journal charges the following author fees.

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, lay out editing and publications costs.

Conflicts of Interest/ Competing Interests

All authors of must disclose any  and all conflicts of interest they may have with publication of the manuscript or an institution or product that is mentioned in the manuscript and/or is important to the outcome of the study presented. Authors should also disclose conflict of interest with products that compete with those mentioned in their manuscript.

Copyright policy

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

The undersigned author(s) retain copyright and grant the journal right of first Publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement 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, grants to all users a 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 grants 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.

Work includes the material submitted for publication and any other related material submitted to JAHM. In the event that JAHM does not publish said work, the author(s) will be so notified and all rights assigned hereunder will revert to the author(s).

All accepted works should not be published elsewhere without prior written permission from JAHM. The author(s) hereby represents and warrants that they are sole author(s) of the work, that all authors have participated in 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 based on substantially similar data has been submitted to another publication.

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR AUTHORS

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

SCOPE OF JAHM

Articles exploring the principles of Ayurveda,

Articles incorporating evidence based Ayurveda Medicine 

Articles incorporating SOP of Pharmaceutical Procedures 

Articles incorporating SOP of Panchakara therapy procedures

Articles reviewing critically the concepts related to diagnosis and managment of diseases 

Articles reviewing critically the concepts of drug identification, develoment and standardization 

 

 

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...