Aims and Scope

The Journal of Basic and Clinical Health Sciences (J Basic Clin Health Sci) is an international open access periodical officially owned by the Dokuz Eylül University, Institute of Health Sciences. The Journal is published quarterly (January, May and September) in English.

The JBACHS contain peer-reviewed original articles, editorials, reviews, pictorial essays, technical notes, letters to the editor and case reports related to all fields of basic and clinical health sciences.

The Journal of Basic and Clinical Health Sciences (JBACHS) is a multidisciplinary journal aimed at attracting contributions from basic and clinical health sciencies as well as community medicine and public health.

The JBACHS has a special focus on research on translational medicine. The manuscripts linking basic science with the clinical and population practice will be given priority in the journal.

JBACHS also focuses on providing physicians with continuing education in basic and clinical sciences to enhance clinical decisions and improve health care quality internationally. The target audience of the journal includes academicians, researchers, specialists and primary care physicians working in the fields of basic and clinical health sciences.

Editorial and publication processes of the JBACHS are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the international organizations such as the International Council of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), the Council of Science Editors (CSE), the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), the European Association of Science Editors (EASE). The journal is in conformity with Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (doaj.org/bestpractice). Processing and publication is free of charge with the Journal of Basic and Clinical Health Sciences. Authors are not charged a fee at any point during the publication process. All manuscripts should be submitted through the journal’s web page at www. jbachs.org.

All expenses of the journal are covered by Dokuz Eylül University Health Sciences Institute. Pharmaceutical advertisements may be published in the printed copies of the journal. Potential advertisers should get in contact with the Editorial Office.

Dokuz Eylül University Health Sciences Institute holds the international copyright of all content published in the journal. Journal of Basic and Clinical Health Sciences is distributed internationally and free of charge to its target audience. Archive of the journal is available online at www.jbachs.org. The journal is printed on acid-free paper.

Editor in Chief
Belgin Ünal
Address: Department of Public Health,
Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine, 35160 İzmir, Turkey
Phone: +90 232 412 40 09
Fax: +90 232 412 40 28
E-mail: belgin.unal@deu.edu.tr