Human Rights Policy

1. Introduction

Upholding human rights forms the basis of our mission at Northwest Journal of Medical Sciences (NJMS). Emphasizing protection of their individual rights and dignity, this human rights policy details our pledge towards all those partaking in the journal's tasks. For true advancement, a culture of regard for individual liberties must exist.

2. Non-Discrimination

Discriminatory behavior goes against the principles on which we stand; we promote inclusivity. Our organization upholds inclusivity and diversity across all aspects, ensuring equitable treatment regardless of inherent differences such as those related to race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender identity, disability status, or circumstances beyond control. Aiming to break down any partitions hindering involvement, we cultivate a welcoming environment embracing diversity.

3. Freedom of Expression

Advocating for and defending free speech and academic liberty are crucial tenets of our institutional values. Promoting communication where various standpoints are shared fuel by debates finds common ground via friendly arguments. Respectful interaction emanates from adherence to moral framework enjoining diverse expression without inciting malice.

4. Informed Consent

Demonstrating adherence to moral codes, we mandate authors to substantiate written assent by each individual involved. Manuscript writers ought to emphasize enough about the method used to inform patients which ways they had their moral rights secured and their anonymity maintained through authorized procedures.

5. Privacy and Data Statement

Safeguarding personal information and rightful data protection constitute our utmost priority during every stage of publishing. Following statutory guidelines safeguards individuals' private data; this enables writers, evaluators, and audiences to cooperate untroubled by concerns over confidentiality.

6. Editorial independence

Authentic evaluation grounded by qualitative standards drives the selection process. Maintaining objectivity in all aspects, we remain uninfluenced by individuals' beliefs. Both evaluators view and assess manuscript submissions impartially and justly.

7. Reporting Human Rights violation

Legitimate claims of human rights transgressions necessitate prompt examination. We encourage you to contact our editorial staff if you notice anything suspicious involving moral transgressions, plagiarism, or similar human right matters. Addressing issues on time with fairness guarantees a constructive resolution.

8. Continuous improvement

By prioritizing constant growth, we aim to advance our commitment to human rights through continuous improvement. Periodic evaluations and revisions enable us to keep pace with shifting industry norms while upholding academic rigor.

9. Training and awareness

Our commitment to excellence extends to equipping our editorial staff, authors, and reviewers with essential knowledge regarding ethics, inclusivity, and cultural sensitivity through comprehensive training sessions and resources. Let us embrace this measure, which facilitates a sophisticated setting for publishing interactions.

10. Transparency

Our commitment to transparency entails sharing our human rights policy comprehensively. Consistent with our commitment, this policy has been added to all corporate communications. Committed to these ideals, NJMS aspires through this policy to establish a platform dedicated to expanding knowledge while safeguarding dignity and human rights.