23.07.2017. Journal follows ICMJE recommendations Duplicate Submission Authors should not submit the same manuscript, in the same or different languages, simultaneously to more than one journal. The rationale for this standard is the potential for disagreement when two (or more) journals claim the right to publish a manuscript that has been sub- mitted simultaneously to…


Author instructions – Clinical Trial registration – http://www.icmje.org/ recommendations/browse/ publishing-and-editorial- issues/clinical-trial- registration.html


Materia Socio Medica will support continuing professional development (CPD) by creating journal sections for students, ongoing researchers, and specialists interested in CPD credits, as well as by acknowledging contributors for publishing and reviewing activities.


The journal was founded in 1978 and then was registered as Materia Socio Medica Iugoslavica – scientific and professional journal of the Yugoslav Association of Social Medicine. The founder of the journal was the Section for Social Medicine of the Association of Physicians of B&H, otherwise one of the alliance members of the Association of…


Peer Review Process

All manuscripts are considered to be confidential and they are peer reviewed by at least 2 reviewers. The corresponding author will be notified as soon as possible of the editor decision about manuscript.


If any suspicion of data falsification, fabrication, manipulation, plagiarism, or other forms of misconduct in submitted or published articles is raised, our editors will act in accordance with the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) guidelines (http://publicationethics.org/resources/guidelines), which may result in retractions and banning responsible authors from publication in our journals.