Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

MSHP focuses on scholarly research and practical experience of a wide range of research areas within the general field of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Health, Public Health, Health Sciences, Nutrition, Surgery, Anesthesiology, Critical Care, physiology, Anatomy, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Cardiology & Angiology, Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Pathology, Psychiatry, Radiology/Imaging & Nuclear Medicine, Family/Hospital Care, Healthcare Practice, Mental Health and other relevant fields.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

The journal adopts double-blind peer review (also called anonymous peer review). On one hand, the reviewers do not know the author's identity. On the other hand, the authors do not know who accept to review their manuscripts. After accepting the review task, the external reviewers should return the review result in two weeks.


Publication Frequency

2019 Semiannual, published in May and December

2018 Semiannual, published in May and December

2017 Semiannual, published in May and December


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.



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