Editorial Policies

Copyright Ownership

All content in the HSI Journal is published by the University of Ghana College of Health Sciences. All rights reserved. The HSI Journal publishes articles in Open Access at no cost to authors to allow for the widest visibility of the article. Upon acceptance of the article, authors will be asked to transfer copyright of the article to the HSI Journal. This will ensure the widest possible protection and dissemination of information under copyright laws.

  • The copyright transfer covers the exclusive right to reproduce and distribute articles in the HSI Journal, including reprints, translations, photographic reproductions, microform, electronic form (offline, online) or any other reproductions of similar nature. All rights reserved. No part of publications in HSI Journal may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the written permission of the copyright holder. Authors retain all proprietary rights such as patent rights, in any process, procedure or article of manufacture described in the paper. The HSI Journal is Open Access with no publication charges. The copyright to each article is transferred to the University of Ghana College of Health Sciences on behalf of the HSI Journal. when their manuscript is accepted for publication.

The HSI Journal conforms to the Creative Commons Attribution BY   license. This copyright license permits others to distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon your work, even commercially, as long as they credit you for the original creation. More information on copyright and licensing information can be found creativecommons.org

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The names, email addresses, and information entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

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