Journal of Health and Allied Sciences (JHAS, ISSN Print 2091-2579, Online 2091-2587) is an official publication of School of Health and Allied Sciences Faculty of Heath Sciences, Pokhara University, Nepal.  It is a peer-reviewed, open access journal which is published biannually. The journal is available in both print and online formats.

The journal publishes the original articles, review articles, case reports, editorials, viewpoints related to, Health services, Public health, Nursing, Laboratory sciences, Medical, Dental  and Pharmaceutical Sciences. It aims to provide a platform to researchers to publish their articles.

Submitted papers must be in technical English, suitable for scientific publication. All articles have to be original articles that have not been published elsewhere or are being considered for publication in other journals. All articles submitted will be peer reviewed by experts. Receipts of the manuscript are duly acknowledged.

The journal has a very transparent and robust system for reviewing articles. Its editorial board included the reviewers from Nepal and abroad. It also publishes articles from across the globe with an aim to contribute to the knowledge & practice of Public Health and health care.

Journal Ethics

We are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow the guideline produced by Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) to provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements.

Manuscripts submitted to this journal should not have been published or under consideration for publication in any substantial form in any other publication. The article are published under the terms of the latest Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike License, unless the notified otherwise.

Publisher
Journal of Health and Allied Sciences is published biannual by School of Health and Allied Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Pokhara University. Kaski, Nepal.

Funding
It is funded by School of Health and Allied Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Pokhara University. Kaski , Nepal.

Publication Charge Policy
JHAS does not charge any fees for submission, article processing, publication and to read. The priority will be given to the scientifically conducted research by developing countries authors to help their work visible to the scientific communities.

Ahead of Print policy
Articles published online under the Ahead of Print are considered published and these can be cited and quoted.

Scope of the Journal
Journal of Health and Allied Sciences is an open access, peer reviewed journal which is published biannually by the School of Health and Allied Sciences. It publishes original articles, review articles, case reports, editorials, viewpoints related to, Health services, Public health, Nursing, Laboratory sciences, Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Sciences. It invites quality research articles with special emphasis on original research findings that are relevant for developing country perspectives including Nepal.

The journal has a very transparent and robust system for reviewing articles with the help of editorial board / reviewers which include eminent scholars from different countries. It aims to contribute to the knowledge & practice of Health care.  The journal is available in both print and online formats.

Archiving Policy
The print version and digital version of the journal is archived in the Central library of Pokhara University and School of Health and Allied Sciences, Pokhara University

Privacy Policy
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party. However, email and phone number of the corresponding author will be made available in correspondence detail of the article, to make it available in a good faith that like-minded people e.g. researcher could contact them.

Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. JHAS allow readers to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles and allow readers to use them for any other lawful purpose, as long as the author and journal are properly credited, which ensures maximum dissemination and a wider impact of our publications.

Copyright Policy
The authors (or their employers) retain copyright in their work. The Corresponding Author has the right to grant on behalf of all authors to the JHAS and its licensees in perpetuity, in all forms, formats and media to i) publish, reproduce, distribute, display and store the Contribution, ii) translate the Contribution into other languages, create adaptations, reprints, include within collections and create summaries, extracts and/or, abstracts of the Contribution, iii) create any other derivative work(s) based on the Contribution, iv) to exploit all subsidiary rights in the Contribution, v) the inclusion of electronic links from the Contribution to third party material where-ever it may be located; and, vi) license any third party to do any or all of the above.

Conflict of Interest
We require the author, peer reviewer, editors and editorial staffs to disclose any potential conflict of interest related to article and publishing process. We request authors to disclose Conflict of Interest.