About the Journal

Journal of Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (JLUMHS) Jamshoro, Pakistan, publishes original manuscripts, case reports and reviews on topics related to medical and health sciences.

JLUMHS is recognized by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, Islamabad (HEC), Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and included in Index Medicus for WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region (IMEMR) as well as Embase.

JLUMHS is index in Scopus, Google Scholar and DOAJ. JLUMHS is partially sponsored by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.

JLUMHS is indexed and recognized by following International / National databases:

International

  • Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ)
  • Clarivate Analytics (Thomson Reuters) Master list in ESCI (Emerging Sources Citation Index).
  • Index Medicus for WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region (IMEMR)
  • Digital Object Identifier (DOI) by CrossRef
  • ICI World Journals (Index Copernicus International)
  • CiteFactor indexation
  • ICMJE (International Committee of Medical Journal Editors)
  • Google Scholar
  • SJR (Scimago) (13th position in Pakistan)

National

  • Higher Education Commission Pakistan (HEC) Islamabad in Y-Category
  • Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC)
  • Pakmedinet

Online edition of JLUMHS is available at URL: www.lumhs.edu.pk/jlumhs
Abstracts of papers published in JLUMHS are also available online at www.pakmedinet.com/jlumhs.

Copyright statement 

Submission of a manuscript to the journal implies that all authors have read and agreed to the content of the undertaking form or the Terms and Conditions. It is a condition of publication that manuscripts submitted to a journal have not been published and will not be simultaneously submitted or published elsewhere.

When an article is accepted for publication in the print format, the author(s) are required to transfer Non-exclusive copyright to the JLUMHS and retain the rights to use and share their published article with others. However, re-submission of the full article or any part for publication by a third party would require prior permission of the JLUMHS.

Articles published in the Journal of Liaquat University of Medical & health sciences are open access articles under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial - Share Alike 4.0 License. This license permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium; provided the original work is properly cited and initial publication in this journal. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access. In addition to that users are allowed to remix, tweak and build upon the work non-commercially as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms. Or, in certain cases it can be stated that all articles and content there in are published under creative commons license unless stated otherwise.

ICMJE (International Committee of Medical Journal Editors)

JLUMHS is listed as a journal that follows the ICMJE's Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals
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