Publication Ethics

This journal follows guidelines from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) in facing all aspects of publication ethics and, in particular, how to handle cases of research and publication misconduct. All articles in this journal involving human subjects should respect principles of research ethics as described in the Declaration of Helsinki and studies involving animals should obey the International Guiding Principles for Biomedical Research as developed by the Council for International Organization of Medical Sciences (CIOMS).

The Journal  adapts COPE to meet the high quality standard of ethics for publishers, editors, authors, and reviewers. As an essential issue, publication ethics needs to be explained clearly to improve the quality of the research worldwide. In this part, we explain the standard for editors, authors, and reviewers. In addition, publisher don't have the right to interfere with the integrity of the contents and only support to publish in timely manner.

Plagiarism policy

The author should submit an original manuscript and an unpublished article. The manuscript must include a proper citation without plagiarism/duplication of the authors' previous work. The manuscript shall be submitted to the Turnitin's plagiarism detection software before sending to the reviewers. Al-Kindy College Medical Journal board will reject the manuscript if plagiarism is detected at any stage of the publication. In addition, we will not accept manuscripts that are submitted elsewhere.

Falsification and Fabrication

Any falsification and fabrication are not allowed nor tolerated, Al-Kindy College Medical Journal board will reject the manuscriptand if alsification and/or fabrication is discovered. we have the right to inform the author's institute and to blacklist the author in our self used records