Policy on publication


  1. To establish a clear and sound framework for the encouragement of publications;
  2. To protect the rights of authors, reviewers and editors with respect to the publication of any research;
  3. To transfer the Copy rights of manuscript to Annals of King Edward Medical University at the time of submission through transparent and clear policy;
  4. To formulate and implement Research ethics policies so that uniform criteria for ethical reviews can be practiced;
  5. To protect the rights of research participants and ensure their safety, privacy, confidentiality and consent during research;
  6. To formulate and implement blind Peer Review quality criteria and external blind peer review process for publication;
  7. To establish a policy regarding Conflict of interests and disclosure of funding sources for research and publication;
  8. To establish a policy of selection of editorial team members, their editorial freedom, continuous monitoring and terms of accountability for a defined period;
  9. To protect the interests of the University, including ensuring that the use of the University name and insignias is accurate and appropriate, and ensuring that the University receives appropriate credit of its publications;