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, and 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.