Plagiarism Policy

MedERA-JCMHLMC has a zero-tolerance plagiarism policy. We observe/follow the ICMJE, PMC and HEC guidelines/criteria for all types of plagiarism. The same can be accessed at www.icmje.org, www.pmc.gov.pk and www.hec.gov.pk. The authors are responsible to apprise themselves of plagiarism in any form including paraphrasing and self-plagiarism. All manuscripts are checked for plagiarism by Turnitin Software. If the similarity index exceeds the acceptable limit of 19%, it is sent back to the author for rectification. It is processed further only after it is rectified.