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Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences, a publication of Yenepoya (Deemed to be) University, is a peer-reviewed, open access online and print International journal published biannually. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.amhsjournal.org. The journal allows free access (Open Access) to its contents and permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional / subject-based repository. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for color reproduction of photographs.

Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences (AMHS, Print ISSN 2321-4848, e-ISSN 2321-6085) is the official peer reviewed open access international journal of Yenepoya (Deemed to be) University. AMHS is dedicated to the publication of scholarly and outstanding peer-reviewed articles to foster education, research and professionalism in the fields of Internal Medicine, Clinical and Allied Health Sciences including Nursing, Physiotherapy, Dental and Medical Education. AMHS's philosophy is to provide online free and open access since research networks in the global research community should be transparent without borders, barriers or discrimination. Its main objective is to reflect multidisciplinary scientific research and collaboration among academicians, educators, clinicians and researchers from India as well as international medical community. To ensure international relevance, to maintain high quality, and guarantee a rigorous peer-review process, AMHS has Editorial Board members who are experts in their respective specialties from all around the world. Editorial content includes Invited Editorial, Original Research Articles, Reviews, Case reports & Short communications, Special articles, Medical Education Articles, Medical History Articles, Teaching Images and Letters to the Editor. AMHS is published biannually in June and December.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:

Journal Ethics

Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Digital Archiving

Wolters Kluwer Medknow provides for long-term digital preservation through two primary partnerships, Portico and CLOCKSS.

Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.

CLOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Wolters Kluwer Medknow and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.


While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content:

  • "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear.
  • The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
  • Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

  Scope of the journal

AMHS invites concise, succinct, and educative papers to engage, inform, and stimulate doctors, researchers, and other allied health professionals. Our mission is to bring a transformation in research communication ultimately fostering innovation and generation of new knowledge in order to translate knowledge into practice, emphasizing patient-centered care and thus improving patient healthcare outcomes. The scope of the journal covers the diverse fields of Internal Medicine, Clinical and Allied Health Sciences (excluding AYUSH) as well as the disciplines of Nursing, Physiotherapy, Dental Sciences, Medical Ethics, History of Medicine, and Medical Education.   

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