In order to submit a manuscript, please make sure you first register through the system with the corresponding author email.
Please make sure you upload all files in their designated place.
All Manuscripts should be uploaded electronically via our portal, regular email submissions will be discarded.
Manuscript submissions shall only be accepted as word file document.
Consideration for submission shall be granted only on the understanding that the work has been solely submitted to the Journal of Healthcare Sciences (JOHS) and that it has not been previously published fully or partially.
The editors reserve all the right to make the necessary editorial changes in all papers and will be sent for proofreading before publication.
The paper post submission will be read by two or more independent editors or editorial advisors and a first decision whether to accept or reject the paper shall be determined.
Please make sure you follow the author guideline strictly to avoid any delays in the peer review process.
- All awareness, knowledge and attitude manuscripts must provide the questionnaire as a supplementary material. In addition, proof of validaiton of the questionnaire should be provided.
This should be carried out systematically by using PRISMA guideline checklist and flowchart for systematic review and meta-analyses. Only a limited numbers of literature review articles will be accepted each month. If the number of reviews exceed the limited number for the month, the author will be informed of possibility to publish it in a future issues.
|Type||Abstract (words limit)||Main Text (words limit)||Tables/Figure (limit)||Reference (limit)|
|Original Article||300 words||3000 words||5||50|
|Review and Meta-
|300 words||4000 words||10||50|
|Case Report/Series||250 words||2000 words||5||20|
|Letter to Editor||N/A||1000 words||2||10|
|Short Communication||150 Words||1000 Words||2||10|
Journal of Healthcare Sciences (JOHS) recommends that the authorship is granted in achieving the following criteria or in line with the ICMJE criteria of authorship:
- The order of author list cannot be changed once submitted, and it should be based on the relative contribution.
- There will be only one corresponding author in the manuscript.
This should be Contains the following:
This should be uploaded as a separate word file and not be included in the main text for the peer-review process.
- Figures of high quality will be accepted only.
- Figures should be numbered numerically using Arabic Numbers.
- If one figure has more than one label please use letter (A, B, C…) Figure Legends should be provided after the reference section of the main text.
- File format accepted are: JPEG, PNG, TIF
Units of measurement should be presented simply and concisely using the International System of Units (SI)
Every corresponding author will have two manuscripts under review at any current time. If the number of submissions exceed that, the review process will be on hold until the two submissions have a final decisions. This will insure the diversity of authorship to the journal.
The journal provides immediate open access to the content accepted for publishing. By default, Journal of Healthcare Sciences (JOHS) publishes all articles under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International CC-BY-NC 4.0), which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. This license allows authors to use their own articles for their own non-commercial purposes without seeking permission from us but should provide proper acknowledgement and citation of the first publication in our journal. If the use is for commercial purpose, the authors should obtain permission from us, and a fee may apply. The corresponding author have all the right to grant the copyright agreement on behalf of the other authors to the journal under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution- on Commercial 4.0 International License (Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International CC-BY-NC 4.0).
Effective from 1 August 2023, the Journal of Healthcare Sciences will charge article submission charges of 300 Saudi Riyal for editorial check up. If the submission passed the editorial check, it will move to the peer- review and the following charges apply only after acceptance of the article after the peer-review:
|Type||Inside KSA Transfers||Outside KSA by Paypal|
|Original Article||2,500 Saudi Riyal||700 $|
|Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses||2,500 Saudi Riyal||700 $|
|Literature Review||3,500 Saudi Riyal||950 $|
|Case Report/Series||1,500 Saudi Riyal||700 $|
|Letter to Editor||1,500 Saudi Riyal||700 $|
|Short Communication||1,500 Saudi Riyal||700 $|
All payments is made by bank transfers, for international authors option to transfer to bank or pay by paypal will be provided. If the payment is not received fully the journal have the right to withhold the article from publication until full payment is made.
Bank information/paypal details will be sent once acceptance of the manuscript has been made.
Journal of Healthcare Sciences (JOHS) will routinely waive the APC for corresponding author who is based in a low-income countries which are defined as such by the World Bank
(https://datahelpdesk.worldbank.org/knowledgebase/articles/906519) as well as offer 50% discount of APC for corresponding authors from Low- Middle-Income countries which are defined as such by the World Bank.
Language Editing and Author Services
Journal of Healthcare Sciences (JOHS) accept any manuscript edited by medical research provider with regards to language editing and post publication services. A certificate must be provided if such services are sought by the authors.
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