Aims and Scope

The Northwest Journal of Medical Sciences (NJMS), is the official journal of Northwest School of Medicine Peshawar, Pakistan. As a peer-reviewed and open-access publication, NJMS is dedicated to fostering scholarly dialogue within the biomedical sciences. Our journal serves as a dynamic forum for disseminating cutting-edge scientific research, enveloping a vast expanse of medical disciplines. From fundamental medical sciences to specialized medical and dental subspecialties, from the vistas of rehabilitation medicine to the frontiers of allied health sciences, clinical psychology, and public health — NJMS transcends boundaries to embrace the full spectrum of medical information.

Catering to wide array of audience encompassing medical graduates, post-graduates, post-doctoral scholars, and healthcare professionals, NJMS champions a diverse repertoire of literary forms. It showcases original research papers, narrative and systematic review articles, case reports, concise communications, special communications, thought-provoking editorials, and the exchange of perspectives through letters to the editor.

Our steadfast commitment to the principles of ethical medical journalism underscores the very core of NJMS. The journal's bedrock value is rooted in the practice of the high standards of research and publication ethics. In consonance with the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) guidelines, NJMS stands as a sentinel against any breaches of scholarly integrity. We pledge to vigilantly safeguard the veracity of research and the noble pursuit of knowledge.