Publication Ethics

Journal of Public Health Naresuan University (JPHNU)

Duties of authors

Authors are required to complete the Author Declaration Form for publication in Journal of Public Health Naresuan University (JPHNU) to affirm that the work submitted to the JPHNU has not been previously published, that is not under consideration for publication, or that it has not been accepted for publication elsewhere.

  1. All authors must agree to the submission of the work to the Journal of Public Health Naresuan University.
  2. When the work being submitted for publication is or is part of academic thesis/independent study, authors must complete the form to affirm that the academic thesis advisors/supervisors have reviewed and approved the work. In addition, authors must also complete the Author Declaration Form for publication in Journal of Public Health Naresuan University (Form 1).
  3. Authors must prepare the manuscript according to the instructions given in the “Guidelines for Authors”.
  4. The authors need to submit the manuscript that was not been previously published or that is not under consideration for publication to publish in the Journal of Public Health Naresuan University.

Duties of editors and assistant editors

  1. Editors and assistant editors are responsible for the consideration of the quality of the work, in terms of content and the format of article for publication in the Journal.
  2. Editors and assistant editors must not disclose any information regarding the authors and reviewers to those who are not involved in the publication process throughout the duration of the peer review process.
  3. Editors and assistant editors are responsible for deciding which of the manuscripts submitted to the Journal should be published. Peer-reviewed articles are required to be in line with the aims and scope of the JPHNU.
  4. Editors and assistant editors must not use articles that have been published for other uses.
  5. If plagiarism is found, editors and assistant editors are required to consider the following evidence: the submitted article, evidence of plagiarism found, and rebuttal letter from the corresponding author. Following which, a decision whether to publish the article will be made.

Duties of Reviewers

Reviewers are required to review the manuscript that was arranged for by the editor and section editor. In order to ensure the completeness and accuracy of the manuscript, which would benefit the authors and readers, reviewers are to consider academic value of the manuscript, adhering to the aims and scope of the JPHNU.

  1. Reviewers must not disclose any information regarding the manuscript submitted for publication to those who are not involved in the publication process throughout the duration of the peer review process
  2. Reviewers must review the manuscript by providing comments that are academically sound with supporting evidence. Reviewer should review the article without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.
  3. Reviewers are asked to provide additional comments for the improvement of the manuscript.
  4. If the reviewer found evidence of plagiarism, or suspect that the submitted manuscript is similar to other published articles, the reviewer must notify the Journal in order to further evaluate the suspected manuscript.