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Review Process

The review process for papers submitted for the conference (IHSC 2020) is refereed. The authors will be notified about their submission results in three weeks. Any paper submitted for the IHSC is reviewed by reviewers with expertise in the relevant subject area. Based on the reviewers’ comments, papers are accepted, rejected, or accepted with revision. If the comments are not addressed well in the improved paper, then the paper is sent back to the authors to make further revisions. The accepted papers are formatted by the IHSC for publication in the proceedings.

Important Information for Authors

The authors can submit their scientific papers in abstract or full text.

Rules for preparing papers are summarized in the following documents:

IHSC- Instructions for preparing full-text papers (English)

IHSC- Instructions for preparing full text papers (Turkish)

IHSC- Instructions for preparing abstracts(English- Turkish)

Submission of an article implies that the results described has not been published previously (except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture or academic thesis), that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere, that its publication is approved by all authors and that, if accepted, it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language, without the written consent of the Publisher.

Authors are obliged to follow remarks and comments of the reviewers, as well as to follow Instructions for preparing papers, Reference list specifications, and technical remarks and corrections of the Editorial Board.

Papers will be published in English or Turkish, and authors are obliged to submit papers free of typing errors (please use Spell Checking). Editorial Board has the right to make small corrections and to shorten the text of the paper, which would not influence the author’s ideas and presentation. After the computer layout of the paper, the authors will obtain text as a .pdf file for approval.

The abstract papers should be written minimum 500 words. The full text papers, not exceeding 12 pages, including figures and tables. Papers should be submitted in electronic form only in MS Word (.doc or .docx file). For each author’s full name, personal (or first) name(s) and family (or last) name(s), and affiliation have to be given. Family or last name(s) has to be written in capital letters. In the case of more than one author, the name of the corresponding author should be indicated, with a full postal address, e-mail address, and affiliation.

Each paper has to be written according to the following order: title, author(s), affiliation(s), abstract, keywords, a body of the text with numerated sections and subsections including introduction, conclusions, acknowledgment (if necessary), nomenclature, and references.

Guidelines For Poster Presentations

A participant can prepare her/his poster presentations according to guidelines for poster presentations. Please click the link to access the guideline.

Guidelines For Poster Presentations

Guidelines For IJHSRP Special Issue

A special issue in 2020 will be published for conference papers in International Journal of Health Services Research and Policy. For review and publication process of full texts , authors should upload their studies to the IJHSRP until 10.10.2020 according to the writing and ethical rules of IJHSRP . The standard publishing procedure of the journal will be conducted.