Indian Journal of Child Health (IJCH) is a quarterly, peer-reviewed, international journal, published by Atharva Scientific Publications on behalf of Atharva Scientific Society, Bhopal, India. IJCH is both online and print, open access journal and it allows free access to its contents and permits authors to self-archive the final accepted version of their articles. The journal publishes articles covering various aspects of child health including basic research and clinical investigations in different fields of pediatrics covering perinatal and neonatal to adolescent age group.

Aim and Scope:

The Indian Journal of Child Health aims to publish scientifically written, high-quality articles addressing significant questions in basic research and clinical practice related to child health. Journal publishes articles covering all the aspects of pediatrics, including various subspecialties and also epidemiology and social issues related to neonates, children, and adolescents. The journal invites articles in various categories including perspectives, research articles, systematic reviews, meta-analysis, review articles, short communications, case reports, research letters, letters to the editor, images, and book reviews etc. Manuscripts should present novel findings addressing significant questions in pediatrics and neonatology, should not be published or not being considered for publication elsewhere. After initial review by our editorial board, all articles will be sent out for review by external reviewers. The acceptance criteria are the quality and originality of the research and its significance to our readership.

IJCH publishes four Issues every year – January-March, April-June, July-September, and October-December.

Key features:

  • Peer-reviewed content
  • Free online access
  • Quarterly publication
  • Distinguished Editorial team
  • Covered in major indexing and abstracting services
  • Immediate online-publication after acceptance