Guide to Authors:
Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure that you have carefully considered the following points:
For all articles
• The manuscript should include: 1-Title page, 2-Abstract (up to 250 words subdivided into background, methods, results, conclusion), 3-Keywords (All keywords should be provided according to MeSH terms at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/MBrowser.html.), 4-Main text including a) introduction, b) methods, c) results, d) discussion, 5-Conclusion, 6-Acknowledgments, 7-Ethical issue, 8-Competing interests, 9-Authors, contributions, 10-References, 11- Tables and/or Figures. All lines of manuscript should be numbered. Line numbers are automatically added in Microsoft Word documents as such: Tab Page Layout → Line Numbers → Continuous.
• Separate the title page with all authors` affiliations clearly given.
• Title should be maximum 110 characters and spaces.
. Affiliations should follow the journal’s format:
Degree, Field, Department, School, University, City, Country
Example: Associate Professor of Environmental Health Engineering, Research Center for Environmental Health Technology, School of Public Health, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Ethical issue: Ethical considerations must be addressed after the acknowledgments section. 1) Please state that informed consent was obtained from all human adult participants and from the parents or legal guardians of minors. Include the name of the appropriate institutional review board that approved the project. 2) Indicate in the text that the maintenance and care of experimental animals complies with National Institutes of Health guidelines for the humane use of laboratory animals, or those of your Institute or agency. Note that Provision of statement from the Bioethics Committee is essential for clinical trials and other relevant studies.
Competing interests: Authors must acknowledge and declare any sources of funding and potential conflicting interest, such as receiving funds or fees by, or holding stocks and shares in an organization that may profit or lose through publication of your paper. Declaring a competing interest will not lead to automatic rejection of the paper, but we would like to be made aware of it.
Authors, contributions: All contributing authors should qualify for authorship. Authorship credit should be based on substantial contribution to conception and design, execution, or analysis and interpretation of data. All authors should be involved in drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content, must have read and approved the final version of the manuscript and approve of its submission to this journal. Any change in authorship following initial submission would have to be agreed by all authors as would any change in the order of authors (For further information please visit ICMJE).
• On acceptance, the corresponding author will be contacted to submit an electronic copyright form (download it).
• References should be in correct Journal style, as below (Vancouver Style)
- Arrange references as a simple list at the end of your manuscript.
- Authors are responsible for the accuracy of cited references and these should be checked before the manuscript is submitted.
- Only one publication can be listed for each number
- Published conference abstracts, numbered patents and preprints on recognized servers may be included in reference lists, but text, grant details and acknowledgements may not Citing in the text
- Cite references in the text sequentially in the Vancouver numbering style within the parentheses before nearest punctuation mark. For example: …as reported by Saito and colleagues (13).
- Two references are cited with a comma and no space. Three or more consecutive references are cited in a range with dashes.
- References in tables, figures, and panels should be in numerical order according to where the item is cited in the text.
- Please note that if references are not cited in order the manuscript may be returned for amendment before it is passed on to the Editor for assessment.
- Only papers published or in press should be included in the reference list. Personal communications or unpublished data must be cited in parentheses in the text with the name(s) of the source(s) and the year. Authors should request permission from the source to cite unpublished data.
In reference list:
Examples of Environmental Health Engineering and Management Journal:
1. Braithwaite J, Shaw CD, Moldovan M, Greenfield D, Hinchcliff R, Mumford V, et al. Comparison of health service accreditation programs in low-and middle-income countries with those in higher income countries: a cross-sectional study. Int J Qual Health Care 2012; 24(2): 568-77. doi: 10.1093/intqhc/mzs064
2. Dianis NL, Cummings C. An interdisciplinary approach to process performance improvement.J Nurs Care Qual 1998; 12(2): 49-59.doi: 10.1097/00001786-199804000-00011.
- The titles of journals should be abbreviated according to the style used for MEDLINE (www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/nlmcatalog/journals).
Øvretveit J, Ham C. Action Evaluation of Health Programmes and Changes: A Handbook for a User-focused Approach. Oxon: Radcliffe Publishing; 2002.
Meltzer PS, Kallioniemi A, Trent JM. Chromosome alterations in human solid tumors. In: Vogelstein B, Kinzler KW, editors. The genetic basis of human cancer. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2002. p. 93-113.
Murphy KA. Safe at Heart: An empowerment approach to relationship abuse prevention. In: Connecting Research and Practice in Relationships; 2009 Nov 7-8; QUT Kelvin Grove Campus, AU. Melbourne (AU): Australian Psychological Society; 2009; p. 28-34
Harris AH, editor. Economics and health.Proceedings of the 19th Australian Conference of Health Economists; 1997 Sep 13-14; Sydney, AU. Kensington (AU): School of Health Services Management, University of New South Wales; 1998.
Weisbaum LD. Human sexuality of children and adolescents: a comprehensive training guide for social work professionals [master's thesis]. Long Beach (CA): California State University; 2005. 200 p.
Diabetes Australia.Diabetes globally [Internet]. Canberra ACT: Diabetes Australia; 2012 [updated 2012 June 15; cited 2012 Nov 5]. Available from: http://www.diabetesaustralia.com.au/en/Understanding-Diabetes/Diabetes-Globally/
Download Manuscript Template.
Articles would be in one of the following types:
• Original articles: Text up to 4000 words; A structured abstract up to 250 words; maximum number of tables/figures should not be more than 10.
• Brief reports: Text should be up to 1000 words; an unstructured abstract should be 150 words; Maximum number tables/figures should not be more than 2.
• Correspondence, Letter to Editor: Text should be up to 500 words; Maximum number of references shouldn’t be more than 5.
• Review articles: They should be written by authors considered experts on the subject. Therefore the corresponding author of the review article must be one of the authors of at least three articles presented in Reference section. Text should be up to 4500 words; a structured or unstructured abstract should be 250 words; Maximum number of tables/figures shouldn’t be more than 8; Maximum number of references shouldn’t be more than 90.