B – Scientific publications in Nepal

Magar A. Scientific publications in Nepal. Journal of Nepal Health Research Council 2012;10(22):243-249

This article analyzes the past and present scenario for scientific publications in Nepal, and future perspectives. Since the start of the first medical journal in 1963, issues related to role of authors, peer reviewers, editors and publishers in Nepal are decades back. Over the years, there has been some developments in terms of numbers of articles published, in local science scenario, in younger generation being more interested in scientific research and evidence-based medicine, in increasing awareness about the importance of research ethics and improvement of journals standards.