All submitted articles are evaluated at the submission to meet the structural and subject principles of IJWPH. The matched articles will go under a double-blinded peer-review process by at least 3 reviewers (experts in the field who are not part of the journal’s editorial staff) who are selected by the Editorial Board members according to their field specialties. The Editorial Board members have the final responsibility to select the articles.
IJWPH is under the scientific control of Editorial Board whose members are recognized experts in the subject areas included within the journal’s scope. Some executive roles of the Editorial Board members are delegated to the Editor-in-Chief who is well-known in the journal’s scope.
IJWPH is under the scientific supervision of the Editorial Team whose members are all experts with a high number of publications in their field.
IJWPH has no fees or charges for the submission and review process.
All the articles that were submitted from the 1st of July, 2021, MUST pay the publishing costs after acceptance for publishing.
Open Access Policies
IJWPH follows the Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing.
The content of IJWPH is published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License. To the extent this Public License may be interpreted as a contract, IJWPH is granted the Licensed Rights in consideration of your acceptance of these terms and conditions, and the Licensor grants You such rights in consideration of benefits the Licensor receives from making the Licensed Material available under these terms and conditions.
IJWPH allows the authors to hold the copyright without any restriction and the material is freely presented to the readers and can be used according to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License.
Process for identification of and dealing with allegations of research misconduct
Publisher and editors of IJWPH are reasonable to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, including plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication, among others. In doing so, IJWPH follows COPE’s guidelines in dealing with allegations.
Ownership and management
IJWPH is owned by the Veterans Medical and Engineering Research Center, Iran, and is managed and published by Afarand Scholarly Publishing Ins.
Conflicts of interests
All IJWPH Editorial Board members and the Editor-in-Chief submitted articles are gone under the same reviewing process as the other authors are gone. In the cases that a reviewer suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a submitted manuscript or a reader suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a published article (all authors are filling the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest at the submission time) IJWPH will follow COPE’s guidelines.
Revenue sources/Advertising/Direct marketing
IJWPH is financially supported completely by the Veterans Medical and Engineering Research Center, Iran, and has no other sources for earning funds. IJWPH accepts No advertisements on the site or even as a report article.
IJWPH has published 4 issues per year. All the content from the beginning to the end will be available forever on IJWPH exclusive website. Also, IJWPH is included at EBSCOhost and Scopus and has the plan to enter the ISI Web of Sciences databases.