The manuscript is to be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Myanmar Medical Journal, Myanmar Medical Association
No. 249, Thein Phyu Road, Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township
The research (original) article must be accompanied by a letter stating the category to which the manuscript belongs and that it has not been submitted to any other journal for publication.
Authors should provide a statement saying the study was approved by the relevant ethical committee and that the manuscript has not been published in any journal. If required, ethical clearance by the concerned ethical body must be submitted to the journal.
Authors should clearly declare conflict of interest issues with regards to the conduct of the research. One author should be identified as the corresponding author who will be expected to correspond to queries, after discussing with all authors.
Manuscript should include the title, author(s) designation, abstract, introduction, methods, findings, discussion and conclusions, references, tables, figures, and photographs (if any) in that order. Pages, including those for figures and tables should be numbered.
Title: the title of the manuscript should consist of fewest possible words that describe the content or purpose of the paper (omit all superfluous words such as “A study of ……..”, “Observations on ……….”, etc.).
Author(s) designation: the full name(s) of the author(s), the academic designations and affiliations, contact address(es) including phone numbers and email addresses.
Abstract: Concisely stated (not more than 200 words) and should be on separate subtitles; background including aim and objectives, methods (scope of the investigation), results (the summary), conclusion(s) and key words.
Body: The body of the manuscript should include sections such as introduction, methods, findings, discussions and conclusions of the study. Tables and figures: Tables and figures should be numbered and titled in the sequence mentioned in the text. They are to be provided on separate sheets. Percentages are to be shown as nearest 2 decimal places.
References: All references cited in the text (identified with Arabic numeral superscripts) must be in Vancouver style and listed in numerical order (by which they were cited and marked in Arabic numeral superscripted) in References section following the text. Each reference should include the following in the order given: the name(s) of the author(s), the title of the article cited, name of the journal (full or in abbreviations in accordance with the Index Medicus), the year of publication, volume number in bold type, and first and last page numbers. For books, title of book, name of editors, number of edition, publisher and place of publication should also be included. The following is the Vancouver format link: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/media/ imperial-college/administration-and-support-services/library/public/vancouver.pdf
Authors are responsible in making sure that the manuscripts submitted for publication are free of plagiarized materials. References are to be correctly cited when using materials from previously published papers and articles. If plagiarism is detected the manuscript will be rejected for publication in this Journal.
Case report to be published in MMJ should conform with the format below.