Journal of Quetta Institute of Medical Sciences (JQIMS) is an open access, peer reviewed
general medical and dental Journal. We accept articles from various medical, dental and
nursing disciplines. It is published bi-yearly from Quetta Institute of Medical Sciences.
The aim of the journal is to promote a culture of medical research in Pakistan in general and
Balochistan in particular. We would therefore encourage young researchers, whether they are
students or qualified professionals to submit their manuscript to JQIMS. We aim to abide by
International Committee of Medical Journals (ICMJE) guidelines for publishing medical
journals so that a high standard in publishing and scrutinizing research papers can be