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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
Authors must check the final version of the submission draft file before sending it to the journal for review.
Ensure that the following necessary files have been uploaded:
• Cover letter: A cover letter includes the Journal name, manuscript's title, statement that your paper has not been previously published and is not currently under consideration by another journal, statement that authors do have any conflict of interest, the contact information of the corresponding author, indicate clearly if colour should be used for any figures in print and suggest 2 to 3 reviewers with contact details along with affiliation.
• Title page: The title page should be separated from the main manuscript and should be uploaded as a separate file and contain the title of the article followed by the names and affiliations of the authors (Full names of all the authors with affiliation, E-mails, Full postal address of the corresponding author.
Authors must include Acknowledgements and conflict of interest at the end of the title page.
• Manuscript structure
i. Title of the article
ii. Abstract (Include four to six keywords)
iv. Materials and methods
v. Results (all figures and all tables (include relevant captions, titles and footnotes). Ensure all figure and table citations in the text match the files provided
An Author Declaration form and ICMJE conflict of interest form are mandatory for submission. This form should be uploaded with the rest of the manuscript files at the time of submission. Authors can download these forms on the journal website under the section "downloads".