Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
- The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
- Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
- The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
- The corresponding author should ensure that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication as provided in the MJPCH agreement form . The agreement form can be downloaded at (http://bit.ly/AuthorAgreementFormMJPCH). Please upload the agreement form during the submission of your article and please select article component as "Author Agreement Form".
This category is for scholarly, comprehensive reviews that summarize and critically evaluate research in the field addressed and identify future implications. Review articles should not exceed 5,000 words (not including structured abstracts of up to 250 words, 3-5 key words, references, tables, and figures) with a maximum of 5 figures and tables in total.
This category is intended for full-scale basic or clinical studies. Original articles should be around not exceed 5,000 words (not including structured abstracts of up to 250 words, 3-5 key words, references, tables, and figures) with a maximum of 5 figures and 5 tables in total.
A short communication is intended for a concise, but independent report representing a significant contribution to the field of paediatrics and child health.
Short communication is not intended to publish preliminary results. Only if these results are of exceptional interest and are particularly topical and relevant will be considered for publication.
Manuscripts in this category should be no more than 2000 words, and could include two figures or tables, with at least 10 references.
These should briefly report single experiments and cases of clinical interest. Manuscripts in this category should contain no more than 2,000 words (not including structured abstracts of up to 200 words, 3-5 key words, references, tables, and figures).
This section welcomes articles/images/figures of relevant topics for the purpose of expanding knowledge to all medical practitioners by presenting it as a visual-based education.
The submitted images could be videos, radiographs, clinical images or laboratory results. However, patient identity must remained anonymised and all information that could lead to identification of patients be removed before submission.
The articles/images/figures should be original and have not been submitted or published elsewhere. It should be of high resolution and high quality (minimum: 150 dpi). The size of each image sent should not exceed 2Mb.
For articles, the text should not exceed 1000 words and should include not more than 5 figures with a maximum of 5 references only.
For images/figures, please include a title, brief description of the images/figures and discussion. The text should not exceed 500 words and should include not more than 5 images/figures with a maximum of 5 references only.
MJPCH reserves the right to edit submitted images or videos.
All accepted manuscripts become the property of the Malaysian Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health and may not be published elsewhere without written permission from the Malaysian Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health.
The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.