Writing Rules

These are guidelines for authors submitting to an international journal of Health Science. Before submitting your manuscript, be sure to check that it meets the requirements.

  1. Manuscript format: Ensure that your manuscript is formatted according to the journal's guidelines, including font type, size, margins, and line spacing.
    • The font must be 14 Times New Roman throughout the essay.
    • Margins must be 1 inch on all sides.
    • Text must be 1.5 space and single space for the abstract and references.
    • All pages must be numbered in the center footer.
  2. The essay should be logically constructed.
  3. Length of the manuscript: The typical length of an essay is not more than six to eight pages with 3000-3500 words (including abstract, main body, conclusion, and references).
  4. Title page: The title page should include the title of the article, the names of the authors, and their affiliations.
  5. The title of the essay should be in the middle and bold.
  6. Abstract: The abstract should provide a concise summary of the article and should be written in a clear and concise manner. The length of the abstract should be maximum of 150 words.
  7. Keywords: Immediately after the abstract, provide a maximum of six keywords, avoiding general and plural terms and multiple concepts (Please avoid for example, “and”, “of”).
  8. The essay is better structured according to IMRAD, the standard for the design of a scientific article.
    • Introduction;
    • Materials and methods;
    • Results; and
    • Discussion 
  9. Moreover, at the end, there must always be conclusions.
  10. Divide your essay into clearly defined and numbered sections. Subsections should be numbered I, II, III (then 1, 2, 3), A, B, C, etc. The abstract is not included in section numbering.
  11. Present tables and figures at the end of the essay or in line with the text.
  12. The author(s) should follow the latest edition of the APA (9th edition) style in referencing. Please visit the APA Style website to learn more about APA style.
  13. Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa). Avoid citations in the abstract. Unpublished results and personal communications should not be in the reference list but may be mentioned in the text. A citation of a reference as “in press” implies that the item has been accepted for publication.
  14. Each paragraph should contain 6-8 sentences. 
  15. Introduction: The introduction should provide a clear and concise background to the topic and should state the purpose of the article.
  16. Methods: The methods section should provide a detailed description of the research methods used in the study, including the study design, sample size, data collection methods, and statistical analysis methods.
  17. Results: The results section should present the findings of the study in a clear and concise manner, including tables, figures, and graphs as appropriate.
  18. Discussion: The discussion should interpret the results of the study and place them in the context of the existing literature.
  19. Conclusion: The conclusion should summarize the key findings of the study and provide implications for future research.
  20. References should be arranged first alphabetically and then further sorted chronologically if necessary. More than one reference from the same author(s) in the same year must be identified by the letters "a", "b", "c", etc., placed after the year of publication.
  21. Ethical considerations:  The authors must ensure that appropriate ethical considerations have been taken into account and the study has been approved by an appropriate ethics committee.
  22. Originality: The manuscript must be original and must not have been published previously. The authors must also declare any potential conflicts of interest.
  23. Language: The manuscript should be written in clear and concise English, free from grammatical and spelling errors.