Caucasus Journal of Health Sciences and Public Health

Official journal of the University of Georgia and Iv.Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

With support of the Arctic University of Norway/Tromsø


  Guidelines for Authors

Electronic Journal publishes scientific articles and overviews. Articles include researches done by scientific researchers, PHD students and, also by Master’s students.

Journal supplements consist of:
Scientific articles (based on dissertation), literature reviews, thesis from student conference and thesis of researches and overviews, research done by PHD students, Masters and Bachelor students,popular-educational articles.

In supplement researches made by PHD students, Masters and Bachelors Researches will be published.

Journal language
Journal’s language is English. Supplement’s language is English and Georgian (based on the language of educational program).

I. Article

Important Note:

Articles MUST comply with the formatting of the journal:
Font: Times New Roman size 11
Line spacing: 1.0
Left aligned-No TABS
Tables with all borders (rows and columns)
FIGURES in high resolution
AMA or APA style.

First page must include:

Title of an article: should be centered at the top of page (the title is not underlined or italicized) 11-pt Times New Roman
Author’s names (Full name, middle name and surname)
Author’s information (academic degrees, workplace and position) Abstract

1. Paper Layout
  • Summary

  • Introduction

  • Methodology

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgement

  • References

  • Abbreviations

2. Summary

Summary must be no longer than 300 words. Do not include abbreviations, references or footnotes in the Summary. The Summary must have four sections:
  • Background/Aims, outlining precise purpose of the paper

  • Methodology, giving a brief description of materials used a concise explanation of the methods

  • Results, providing a summary of the findings

  • Conclusions, explaining the significance of the work.

  • Keywords.

3. Sections

  • INTRUDUCTION The introduction should give brief background information and state the reasons and pur-poses behind the study.

  • METHODOLOGY This section must give sufficient information to permit detailed evaluation and duplication of the work by other investigators. Ethical guidelines followed must be described. Approval of institutional human research review committees or animal welfare committees should be cited. An outline of the statistical methods should be included here.

  • RESULTS In this section, the findings of the work should be presented. Use tables and figures where appropriate to improve the clarity of the presentation.

  • DISCUSSION Discuss the results in relation to other published works in the same field. Offer explanations for any differences between the presented work and previous studies. Identify hypotheses and speculation clearly.

  • ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

  • REFERENCES (AMA or APA style)

4. Language

The standard language of the journal is English. Any manuscripts which are considered by discretion of the editor as requiring language correction will not be prepared for publication until professional language correction has been performed.

Abbreviations

The first appearance in the text should be written in full, with the abbreviation given afterwards in parentheses. Subsequently, only the abbreviation should be given.

5. Numbers

A number of the beginning of a sentence should be written in full. Otherwise, a number should be given in digit form.
Example: The control group included 100 subjects (65 men and 35 women). Forty-five of them were healthy volunteers (25 men and 20 women).

There should be no space between numbers and mathematical symbols or measurement values.

Example: 33%; p<0.001; 1.5cm; 2770x103/µL

6. References

See AMA or APA style.

7. Tables and Figures

  • Should be numbered in order of presentation in the text.

  • Must be part of the text (Should not be in separate word file or below the text).

  • Mustn’t split, should be part of one page.

II. Review

Important Note:

Overview MUST comply with the formatting of the journal:
Font: Times New Roman size 11
Line spacing: 1.0
Left aligned-No TABS

Page must include:

Title of an Overview: should be centered at the top of page (the title is not underlined or italicized) 11-pt Times New Roman
Author’s names (Full name, middle name and surname)
Author’s information (study place and position)
Supervisor’s name (Full name, middle name and surname)
Supervisor’s information (academic degrees, workplace and position)
Review

Review

The Review must have next sections:
  • Summary outlining precise purpose of the paper

  • Overview main part of theme

  • Conclusions explaining the significance of the work.

  • Keywords

  • References

III. Conference Abstract

Important Note:

Abstract MUST comply with the formatting of the journal:
Font: Times New Roman size 11
Line spacing: 1.0
Left aligned-No TABS

Page must include:

Title of an Abstract: should be centered at the top of page (the title is not underlined or italicized) 11-pt Times New Roman
Author’s names (Full name, middle name and surname)
Author’s information (study place and position)
Supervisor’s name (Full name, middle name and surname)
Supervisor’s information (academic degrees, workplace and position)
Thesis

Absract

Abstract must be no longer than 400 words. Do not include references or footnotes in the abstract. The abstract must have next sections:
  • Background/Aims, outlining precise purpose of the paper

  • Methodology, giving a brief description of materials used a concise explanation of the methods

  • Results, providing a summary of the findings

  • Conclusions, explaining the significance of the work.

  • Abbreviations (If needed)

  • Keywords