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1. Manuscript Preparation and Format
All manuscripts must be written in grammatically correct English and should be created using MS Word. Only a single, 11-point font (preferably Times New Roman) should be used. Figures as separate files, in EPS, TIFF, Adobe Photoshop (PSD), JPEG, or PPT format and all table and figure numbers are found in the text.
2. Title Page
The title page should include the following information.
  • 1) Category of article
  • 2) The title of the article
  • 3) Name of the authors
  • 4) Institutional affiliation including name of department(s) and institution(s) of each author, full address of the institutional affiliation, ORCID, telephone and fax numbers, and email address of the corresponding author.
  • 5) A running title not exceeding 50 characters.
  • 6) Information on financial support, including the source(s) of the grant.
3. Main Text
The main text file should be presented in the following order.
  • 1) The title of article
  • 2) Abstract : An abstract should be concise and not exceed 250 words
  • 3) Keywords : 3-6 relevant keywords are required.
  • 4) Main Text Section (Original Article): The main text of the manuscripts should have sections for the Introduction, Material and Methods, Results and Discussion/Conclusion.
  • 5) Acknowledgment(s), if any
  • 6) Author Contributions
    The author contribution section is mandatory and all contributors should be listed.
  • 7) Conflicts of Interest
  • 8) Funding
  • 9) Ethics Statement
    Studies on humans or animals require relevant ethics committee approval and the approval number should be stated.
  • 10) Data Availability
    Authors may include a data accessibility statement, with the link to the repository they have used, in order that this statement can be published alongside their paper.
  • 11) References: References listed in proper format. All references listed in the reference section are cited in the text and vice versa.
  • 12) Appendices: If there is more than one appendix, they should be identified as A, B, etc.

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