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Focus and Scope

The Sri Lankan Journal of Health Sciences is the official journal published by the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya. Published bi-annually, the peer-reviewed open-access journal provides a forum for researchers to publish their research and scholarly work including, but not limited to Nursing, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Radiography and Radiotherapy. It aims to support improving health and health care for people through research, policy, practice and education. The journal publishes rigorously conducted original research, literature reviews, letters, opinions, short communications, case reports, brief reports, mini-reviews, and protocols,….; all of which add new knowledge and advance health care. The Sri Lankan Journal of Health Sciences targets an audience of multidisciplinary healthcare professionals, including academics, nurses, medical laboratory technicians, physiotherapists, pharmacists, radio-graphists, clinicians, policymakers and many more.

Journal’s vision: Enhance health care delivery by supporting research and innovation

Journal’s mission: Our mission is to improve health and health care for people through research, policy, practice and education

Publication Frequency

The Sri Lankan Journal of Health Sciences is published bi-annually.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. There is no embargo on the journal’s publications. Submission and acceptance dates, along with publication dates, are made available on the PDF format for each paper.

Authors of articles published remain the copyright holders and grant third parties the right to use, reproduce, and share the article according to the Creative Commons license agreement.

Archiving Policy

This journal is available for LOCKSS harvesting, to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. See LOCKSS harvesting start page.

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