Our advertising policy is consistent with the principles as mentioned in the Recommendations on Publication Ethics Policies for Medical Journals issued by the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) which can be accessed Click here.
All advertisement requests for our journals website or for in print have to be approved by our Managing Director. Advertisement should be clear concise and not misleading in nature.
Advertisers may be required to submit supporting documentation to substantiate their claims. For products not regulated by the FDA or other government agency, technical and/or scientific documentation may be required.
Advertisement for products not approved by the FDA that make health claims must carry the following disclaimer: “These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.”
Advertisements should not be deceptive or misleading. Advertisements with exaggerated claims are not accepted. Advertisements are not accepted if they appear to be indecent or offensive in either text or artwork, or contain negative content of a personal, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation, or religious character.
Journals reserves the right to refuse an advertisement not deemed fit for the journal.
IJBS has the right to refuse any advertisement that, in its sole discretion, is incompatible with its mission or inconsistent with the values of Scientific Scholar.
Advertisement for the following categories is strictly prohibited:
- • Alcohol
- • Tobacco
- • Weapons, firearms, ammunition
- • Fireworks
- • Gambling and lottery
- • Pornography or related themes
- • Political and religious advertisements
- • Advertisements that claim to have a “miracle” cure or method
- • Advertisements directed at children
IJBS welcome and encourages information-rich advertising, advertisements, advertising icons, and advertiser logos must be clearly distinguishable from editorial content and may require special labeling to distinguish them. IJBS published advertising policies are not exhaustive and are subject to change at any time without notice.
Our advertising policy is consistent with the principles as mentioned in the Recommendations on Publication Ethics Policies for Medical Journals issued by the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) which can be accessed Click here