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Journal of Medical Society, is an official publication of the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal -795 004, Manipur, India. It is published three times a year. The articles are accepted only on the condition that they are solely contributed to this journal. The Editorial Board has the right to revise the article and make changes (in house style) or may ask the author to rewrite. Papers presented in the various scientific meetings of the Society shall be given preference.


About the Journal Society: Regional Institute of Medical Sciences, Imphal, Manipur, India

The Medical Society of the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences came into existence from September 14, 1977 with the motto – “Partake, Promote and Progress”. Apart from engaging in academic interactions within and with like-minded academics from all across the world by organizing CME programs, workshops and conferences, the Society started publishing scientific medical bulletins from 1977 onwards. Since the year 1983, this Society has been publishing the “Journal of Medical Society” three times a year. The activities of the Medical Society have made the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences one of the few institutes in the country having such a unique tradition and achievement. The details of the “Medical Society” are available at the official website of this institute at

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica, Index Copernicus, Indian Science Abstracts

Journal Ethics

Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Digital Archiving

Wolters Kluwer Medknow provides for long-term digital preservation through two primary partnerships, Portico and CLOCKSS.

Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.

CLOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Wolters Kluwer Medknow and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.


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  Scope of the journal

The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of Clinical medicine, surgery, pharmaceutical and basic medical sciences with emphasis on health problems and solutions relating to clinicians from the developing world. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.

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