About Journal

Mission Statement:
To develop and support holistic healthcare solutions for rural populations worldwide, assessing their needs and providing solutions to maintain healthy rural populations.

Aims and Scope:

Walawalkar International Medical Journal is a peer reviewed, Open access journal, published on behalf of the B.K.L. Walawalkar Rural Medical College and Hospital, Sawarde, Dist – Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India, publishes information relating to all medical disciplines.  This journal is published yearly from August 2014 and half-yearly from 2017.
The priority areas of publication are as follows.
1) Clinical and basic science research in all fields of medicine.
2) Prevention, management and treatment of diseases in developing countries.
3) Innovative health approaches, devices and operational research in secondary and tertiary health care adopted for rural communities.
4) Medical education, dentistry, nursing, medical laboratory sciences, physiotherapy and other related medical subjects.
5) Epidemiology of disease in rural populations.
6) Integrated medical and social needs of rural populations.
Papers are published in English. Submitted papers will be accepted after peer review. Manuscripts accepted for publication are copyedited for grammar, punctuation, print style, and format. Page proofs are sent to the corresponding author by email only. The corresponding author is expected to return the corrected proofs within one week. The whole process of submission of the manuscript to final decision and sending and receiving proofs is completed online.

Disclaimer
The information and opinions presented in the journal reflect the views of the authors and not of the journal or editorial board or the publisher. Publication does not constitute endorsement by the journal. Neither the Medical Journal nor its publishers nor anyone else involved in creating or producing the Medical Journal, assumes any liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information provided in the Medical Journal of, nor shall be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages arising out of the use of the Medical Journal. The Medical Journal, nor its printer, nor any other party involved in the preparation of the material contained in the Medical Journal represents or warrants that the information contained herein is in every respect accurate or complete, and they are not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such material. Readers are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein with other sources.

Address :
Editor in Chief, Walawalkar International Medical Journal,
Dr. Mrs. Suvarna N. Patil,
Medical Director,
B.K.L. Walawalkar Rural Medical College, Sawarde ,Tal. Chiplun, Dist. Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India
Email: editorinchiefwimj@gmail.com