Scientific journal Zdravstvena zaštita (journal Health care), which is published by the Chamber of health institution of Serbia since 1972, publishes unpublished original expert and scientific papers, review articles, short announcements, introductions, letters to the editor, meta – analysis, depictions of the patients, current topics, depictions of scientific books and conferences, among other things related to the field of medicine, stomatology, pharmacology, biochemistry and health management. In this way, the magazine contributes to promotion and development of science, as well as expertise and scientific and research work.
Most preeminent experts of different profiles and with different scientific titles publish their scientific and research papers in the journal. By means of conveying the selected texts, the pages of Health care represent the testimony, of both the pioneering work of the Chamber, and a kind of history of health care in Serbia alike.
Electronic publishing of the journal Health care has been conducted since January 2019, and it is available in the regime of open access since September 2019. Open access enables reading free of charge, downloading, saving, printing and using writings published in the journal to any user that has an internet access. All papers published in Health care can be downloaded for free on the journal’s website: www.komorazus.org.rs/journal. The journal is published four times a year.
Prior to publishing in Health care, all writings are subject of an internal review (preliminary review of the writing by the editor and/or editorial board) as well as an external review (independent reviews by the experts form the given field, while respecting the anonymity of the author of the review and the author of the paper). Final decision on whether the paper is going to be published is reached on the basis of expertly, ethical, and statistical review. Control for plagiarism is performed before the paper is published, which implies comparing the manuscript to all original texts in the available databases.
Papers must be written in the English language, with summaries in both Serbian and English languages, and in the transitional period, until September of 2020, in Serbian and English languages, with summaries in Serbian and English languages.
Papers published in the journal Health care are indexed by: SCIndeks - Serbian Citation Index, COBISS.SR – ID 3033858 and doi Serbia.