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Every effort is made to avoid mistakes/errors in the publication of JIIMC. However, at time mistakes may take place. Readers are welcome to submit their comments, questions, or criticisms about any manuscript published in JIIMC, issues related to inappropriate authorship, undeclared conflicts of interests, plagiarism, unethical research; manipulation/falsification of results, research standards violations, reviewer bias or any contribution to JIIMC that infringes copyright or other intellectual property rights.  They can submit their complaints to the managing editor through following email: managing.editor@riphah.edu.pk, prh.jiimc@riphah.edu.pk. The matter will be investigated thoroughly and cautiously, and the explanation/decision will be communicated to the complainant  as soon as possible. The management of journal will publish all corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.
 
PLAGIARISM AND PUBLICATION ETHICS:
JIIMC follows the COPE guidelines and the policies and guidelines of World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) for promoting integrity in research and its publication. http://www.wame.org/about/journals-whose-editors-belong-to-wame
The manuscript submitted for publication in JIIMC is checked with plagiarism detecting software “TURNITIN” to determine Overall Similarity Index (OSI) and Single Matched Similarity Indexed (SMSI). The details about publication policy are available under the heading of Instruction to authors.