The authors are required to declare if their experiments involving human subjects were conducted in accordance with the best ethical standards in place as described in the Helsinki Declaration. It is pertinent to note that the use of any information that can lead to identification of human subjects is strictly prohibited. Likewise, reports of experiments should state the institutional or national standards that were followed during experiments.
Manuscripts submitted to the JAMC should be accompanied by an approval from the ethics committee / ethical review board of the institution where the study was carried out. In conditions where no ethical approval was required for the study, a statement explaining the situation countersigned by the head of the department should be submitted to the JAMC.