Rights and Duties

Conflict of Interest

To prevent the information on potential conflicts of interest from being over looked or misplaced, it needs to be part of the manuscript. However, it should also be included on a separate page or pages immediately following the title page. JNEPHA do not send information on conflicts of interest to reviewers.

Authors need to obtain permission from all individuals named in an acknowledgment, since readers may infer their endorsement in research activities. Author must certify that no any would come to claim on any type of publishing activities. The Principal author must responsible to sign on behalf of the whole team, the following statement:

  • I certify that all persons who have made substantial contributions to the work reported in this manuscript (e.g., data collection, analysis, or writing or editing assistance) but who do not fulfill the authorship criteria (provided in the author guidelines) are name with their specific contributions in an Acknowledgment in the manuscript.
  • I certify that if an Acknowledgment section is not included, no other persons have made substantial contributions to this manuscript.
  • I certify that I have obtained all written consent for publication of identifying material(s) from the authorities concerned, including ethics committee (if necessary).
  • In case if case review, or articles pertinent to involvement of human or animal subjects, I verify that I have obtained all written consent to carry out the works from the patients/ parents/ authorities concerned.

Authorship and Declaration:

Not everyone who works for a research is necessarily an author of a manuscript. Authorship will categorize on their involvement in research activities namely first author, second author and similarly go on. Not only Authorship but also manuscript of any article should be genuine and not fake/ghost/honorary.

All authors must abide to good publication practices and if found to be involved in any kind of misconduct, JNEPHA have right to deal/penalize the article and all the authors, according to the case. Please clearly read to our declaration file (At last of Authorship and declaration form) for the terms before submitting your manuscript. Any change in authorship later could be made by corresponding in time to the editor and a signed letter from all the authors, along with a valid justification of the change is expected. The editors reserve the right to make literary corrections.

Terms and Condition

Copyright Transfer and Author Agreement
Submission of the manuscript means that the authors agree to assign exclusive copyright to JNEPHA. All authors must sign a Copyright Transfer and Author Agreement form upon submission of the manuscript to the Journal. The work shall not be published elsewhere in any language without the written consent of JNEPHA. The articles published in this journal are protected by copyright which covers translation rights and the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute all of the articles printed in the journal.

Authorship: All persons designated as authors should qualify for authorship. Authorship credit should be based only on significant contribution. The first author named must accept the responsibility for ensuring that both versions of the paper submitted and the corrected proofs have the approval of all co-authors. Submission of a manuscript will also be taken to imply that all authors have obtained permission from their employers or institution to publish, if they are obliged to do so and that relevant ethical approval has been obtained for clinical studies. However, authorship credit should be based only on significant contribution to (a) conception and design, or analysis and interpretation of data, to (b) drafting the article or revising it critically for important intellectual content and on (c) final approval of the version to be published. Authors may include explanation of each author's contribution separately.

Dual publication: If material in a submitted article has been published previously or is to appear in part or whole in another publication, the Chief Editor must be informed. If the same paper appears simultaneously elsewhere or has previously been published or appears in a future publication, then the author will be black-listed for the JNEPHA and future articles of the author will be rejected automatically.

Forwarding letter: The covering letter accompanying the article should contain the name and complete postal address of one author as correspondent and must be signed by all authors. The correspondent author should notify change of address, if any, on time.

Declaration: A declaration should be submitted stating that the manuscript represents valid work and that neither this manuscript nor one with substantially similar content under the present authorship has been published or is being considered for publication elsewhere and the authorship of this article will not be contested by anyone whose name(s) is/are not listed here, and that the order of authorship as placed in the manuscript is final and accepted by the co-authors. Declarations should be signed by all the authors in the order in which they are mentioned in the original manuscript.