Publication Ethics

The journal adheres to the EQUATOR (Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research) Network initiative that seeks to enhance reporting of public health literature ( Authors should ensure that the appropriate reporting guidelines/checklists/statements are followed in reporting their research. Such guidelines include:

  • CONSORT (Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials)
  • PRISMA (Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis)
  • ENTREQ (Enhancing Transparency in REporting the synthesis of Qualitative research)
  • COREQ (Consolidated criteria for REporting Qualitative research)
  • CARE (CAse REport guidelines)
  • SQUIRE (Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence)
  • STROBE (Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology)
  • SPIRIT (Standard Protocol Items for Interventional Trials)
  • CHEERS (Consolidated Health Economic Evaluation Reporting Standards)
  • STARD (Standards for Reporting Diagnostic Accuracy Studies)
  • MOOSE (Meta-analysis of Observational Studies in Epidemiology)
  • AGREE (Appraisal of Guidelines Research & Evaluation)
  • REMARK (Reporting Recommendations for Tumor Marker Prognostic Studies)