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Publication Ethics



SMJ is very committed against publication malpractices and encourages the editors, authors, and reviewers to seriously recognise the standard of proper ethical behaviour. This journal follows the guidelines issued by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) on publication ethics to deal with potential acts of ethical misconduct. Manuscript submission in SMJ implies that:


  1. The manuscript has not been published in scientific journals and conferences/seminars proceedings except as a part of academic thesis and abstract. 
  2. The manuscript is submitted in this journal after approval from all of its authors. 
  3. The manuscript submitted is declared originally of the author’(s’) work and there is no plagiarism and fabrication of data and the images.

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