|NOTICE TO CONTRIBUTORS|
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The Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine (MJPHM) welcomes articles of interest on all aspects of public health medicine in the form of original papers, research communications, quality improvement reports and epidemic reports. Articles are accepted for publication on condition that they are contributed solely to the MJPHM. Neither the Editorial Board nor the Publishers accept responsibility for the views and statements of authors expressed in their contributions.
The title page must contain the following information:
2. Full names, departments, institutions, city, post code and country of all co- authors.
3. Full name, postal address and e-mail of the corresponding author.
Please check the manuscript carefully and make any changes before submitting the final version of your Word document.
Please note, this instruction is for submission only.
The manuscript must be presented in the following order:
1. Title page.
2. Abstract (or summary for case reports):
3. Main text
Provide appropriate headings and subheadings as in the journal. We use the following hierarchy: BOLD CAPS, bold lower case, Plain text, Italics).
3.1 INTRODUCTION: State the purpose of the article, the rationale for the study or observation and the general objectives. Do not review the subject extensively.
3.2 METHODOLOGY: Describe your selection of the observational or experimental subjects. Identify the methods, tools and apparatus (manufacturer’s name and address) and procedures in sufficient detail to allow other researchers to repeat the study. Identify all drugs and chemicals used including generic name(s), dosage(s) and route(s) of administration. Statistical tests used should be given in sufficient detail and the use of any computer software should also be mentioned. For studies with ethical consideration such as clinical trials, studies done among minorities etc. the statement of approval from relevant ethical committee has to be mentioned as set out by the Helsinki Declaration.
3.3 RESULTS: Present your results in logical sequence. If necessary, use appropriate tables or illustrations. Check the readability and accuracy of the statistical tests calculation.
3.4 DISCUSSION: Emphasise new and important aspects of the study. Discuss the implications of the findings, their limitations and relate the observations to other relevant studies.
3.5 CONCLUSIONS: Relate the conclusions with the objectives of the study but avoid conclusions not supported by the data.
3.6 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: Acknowledge grant awarded in aid of the study (state the number of the grant, name and location of the institution or organisation), as well as persons who have contributed significantly to the study.
3.7 REFERENCES: Use the form of reference adopted by the US National Library of Medicine and used in the Index Medicus. Authors are responsible for the accuracy of cited references: these should be checked against the original documents before the paper is submitted.
4. Tables should be in table format in word file
5. Acknowledgments, Competing Interests, Funding.
6. Reference List should follow our style and format
Abbreviations and symbols must be standard and SI units used throughout except for blood pressure values which are reported in mm Hg.
Images & Figures/illustrations
Tables Should be:
Authors are responsible for the accuracy of cited references: these should be checked against the original documents before the paper is submitted.
Citing in the text
Preparing the reference list
References must follow the [slightly modified] Vancouver style:
1. Surname AB, Surname CD. Article title. Journal name or abbreviation Year Vol(issue): Start page–End page.
1. Koziol-Mclain J, Brand D, Morgan D, et al. Measuring injury risk factors: question reliability in a statewide sample. Inj Prev 2000; 6:148–50.
2. Vega KJ, Pina I, Krevsky B. Heart transplantation is associated with an increased risk for pancreatobiliary disease. Ann Intern Med 1996; 124(11):980-3.
Chapter in book
1. Nagin D. General deterrence: a review of the empirical evidence. In: Blumstein A, Cohen J, Nagin D, eds. Deterrence and Incapacitation: Estimating the Effects of Criminal Sanctions on Crime Rates. Washington, DC: National Academy of Sciences 1978:95–139.
1. Howland J. Preventing Automobile Injury: New Findings From Evaluative Research. Dover, MA: Auburn House Publishing Company 1988:163–96.
1. Roxburgh J, Cooke RA, Deverall P, et al. Haemodynamic function of the carbomedics bileaflet prosthesis [abstract]. Br Heart J 1995; 73(Suppl 2):P37.
Electronic journal articles
1. Morse SS. Factors in the emergency of infectious diseases. Emerg Infect Dis 1995 Jan-Mar;1(1). www.cdc.gov/nciod/EID/vol1no1/morse.htm (accessed 5 Jun 1998).
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