International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research, a publication of Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), is a peer-reviewed online journal with Semiannual print on demand compilation of issues published. The journal’s full text is available online at http://www.ijamhrjournal.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.
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) originated as École de Médicine de Pondichérry, established by the French Government in the year 1823. This medical school was converted into Dhanvantari Medical College at the time of de facto transfer of Pondicherry to the Government of India. This Medical College was later upgraded into Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER). In the year 2008, JIPMER was declared an Institution of National Importance by an Act of the Indian Parliament. The three main functions of this Institute are,
- To impart quality education in undergraduate and postgraduate medical and paramedical courses
- To set trends in medical research, and
- To offer patient care of high order.
JIPMER seeks to be a model for health systems in India through innovations in education, patient-oriented research, population health and service excellence.
To develop compassionate, ethically sound health professionals and provide service of the highest order across the health care continuum, through
- Innovations in education that yield lifelong learners and leaders in health care
- Original research in basic sciences and patient oriented discoveries
- Encouraging creative young minds to reach their fullest potential
- Clinical transformation across the organization that is patient centered, safe, effective, accountable and transparent
- Emphasis on quality and value in all endeavours
- Partnerships with organizations encompassing congruent ideals
- Advocacy for community wellness and public health with a focus on socio-economic disparities
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The International Journal of Advanced Medical and Health Research (IJAMR) publishes peer reviewed quality biomedical research in the form of original research articles (basic research, clinical and surgical), review articles, editorials, perspectives, commentaries, symposia, rapid communications, health system research, students’ research, medical ethics, historical aspects, dispatch (case reports), correspondence, images/ videos in clinical practice and book reviews from around the world. The special issues may be published with an invited editor. The local ethical committees should ethically clear papers involving humans and animals.