Journal of Qualitative Research in Health Sciences

Originality, high academic quality, and genuine interest in a wide international audience are prevailing criteria of the JQRHS for articles. The journal editorial team encourages the authors to pay close attention to the factors that will increase the likelihood of acceptance. Manuscripts that fall short of setting out the international debates and policy lessons are more likely to be rejected or returned to the authors for redrafting before being reviewed.

Ownership and management

The Journal of Qualitative Research in Health Sciences (JQRHS) is owned, managed, funded, and published by the Kerman University of Medical Sciences.

Publication Ethics

The JQRHS is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). It means that COPE’s flowcharts and instructions are provided to deal with any ethical misbehavior. JQRHS is also a member of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and pursues the guidelines.

Peer review policy

This JQRHS is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal and its purpose is providing an accurate and fair critical review of all submitted manuscripts. For more information please read here.

Publication Fees

This journal is published and sponsored by Kerman University of Medical Sciences . Therefore, there are no submission and publication fees for the authors at the moment. Although the cost of translation and editing in English by the company approved by the journal is the responsibility 

JQRHS supports the Open Access Initiative.  

Abstracts and full texts (PDF format) of all articles published by JQRHS are freely accessible to everyone immediately upon publication. Reusing and publishing JQRHS-published articles is permitted by following the Creative Commons License: Users are free to copy and redistribute the articles published by JQRHS in any medium or format under the Creative Commons License terms and conditions.  


last updated: 27-01-2024