Asian Pacific Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences (APJNH) is an international journal published Bi annually. It is a peer reviewed journal aiming to communicate high quality original research work, reviews, short communications, case report and Letter to editor, technical notes, nurse education that contribute significantly to further the scientific knowledge related to the field of nursing and health sciences. Articles with timely interest and newer research concepts will be given more preference.
All articles published in this journal represent the opinion of the authors and not reflect the official policy of the Asian Pacific Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences [APJNH]. All papers are subjected to double blinded peer-review.
APJNH endorses the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) Policy Statement on Medical Intrusion on Editorial Decisions. APJNH also endorses the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals. APJNH adheres to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access.
The journal does not charge authors for submission or upon acceptance.
All published content is permanently archived in Zenodo.
On receipt the Editor will evaluate the article. If it meets our publication interest it will be sent out for double-blind peer-review (the reviewers are not informed of the names of the authors, and the authors are not told who has reviewed their article). Depending on the reviewer comments the Editor will make a decision:
APJNH adheres to the COPE principles of publication ethics outlined in the Core Practices. All papers in this journal have been screened for plagiarism.
Journal/ Publisher applies the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license to its publications. Under this license, authors retain ownership of the copyright for their content, but it allows anyone to download, reuse, reprint, modify, distribute, and/or copy the content as long as the original authors and source are cited. No permission is required from the authors or the publisher.