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  About the Society

Global Academy for Health Sciences (GAHS) is an educational and scientific institution that aims at improving the skills and knowledge of health care professionals and contribute the capacity building and program development across the world. For more information, visit https://globalacademyhs.com/GAHS/.

Information for Authors

There are no publication charges for submissions to the Journal. All manuscripts must be prepared according to the Journal instructions and submitted online here

  About the Journal

Global Journal on Quality and Safety in Healthcare (JQSH) (ISSN: 2666-2353, E-ISSN: 2589-9449) is an official publication of Global Academy for Health Sciences. This is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal published quarterly since 2018. The journal permits authors to self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional/subject-based repository.

Sub-topic based Supplements may be published. This allows the journal to highlight issues relevant to the Journal readers. High quality evidence based guidelines of credible professional entities will be considered for publications.

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, Netherlands ISSN center , ProQuest, TdNet, Wanfang Data

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 www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp

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.


While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content:

  • "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear.
  • The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
  • Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

  Scope of the journal

JQSH aims to help healthcare professionals improve their practice by publishing evidence from real life examples of quality and safety improvement outcomes in various disciplines, environments, and countries. The Journal publishes original research, quality improvement projects, systematic and narrative reviews of the literature, case studies, evidence-based guidelines and consensus statements, as well as letters, commentary, editorials, opinion articles.

The scope of the Journal includes topics related to healthcare delivery across multiple disciplines including all domains of quality improvement, such as safety, effectiveness, efficiency, timeliness, equity, and patient-centered care. Manuscripts related to cost effectiveness, health economics, health policy, and public health issues will also be considered.

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