1. Cover Letter
2. Title Page
2.1. Type the full title of the manuscript in 14-point font size and bold typeface.
2.2. Type short title of the manuscript in regular typeface.
2.3. Authors and affiliations should be stated in compliance with the journal's style.
3.1. The abstract should be self-contained and citation-free and should not exceed 250 words.
3.2. The abstract should follow IMRaD structure
3.3. A list of three to five keywords is required for all manuscripts.
4. Manuscript Body
4.1. Manuscript should be written using the word template provided by the journal.
4.2. The manuscript should follow IMRaD structure, including 1. INTRODUCTION; 2. MATERIALS AND METHODS; 3. RESULTS; 4. DISCUSSION; 5. CONCLUSION
4.3. Cross-sectional, case control and cohort study
The STROBE should be followed: https://www.strobe-statement.org/?id=available-checklists
Checklist for Reporting of Survey Studies should be followed: https://www.equator-network.org/reporting-guidelines/a-consensus-based-checklist-for-reporting-of-survey-studies-cross/
4.5. Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
The PRISMA statement should be followed: http://www.prisma-statement.org/
4.6. Case reports
The CARE guidelines should be followed: https://www.care-statement.org/checklist
4.7. Health economic evaluation
The CHEERS statement should be followed: https://www.equator-network.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Revised-CHEERS-Checklist-Oct13.pdf
4.8. Randomized Controlled Trials
The CONSORT statement should be followed: http://www.consort-statement.org/
All data, words, or ideas that you have taken from other sources should be accurately cited and referenced in your manuscript to avoid plagiarism and credit other authors. Citations and references should follow NML style: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK7256/
6. Tables and Figures
All tables and figures should be presented in separated files. All figures and tables should be cited in the paper in a consecutive order.
6.1. Tables must have a descriptive title and if numerical measurements are given, the units should be included in the column heading. All tables must be submitted in text files (doc or docx).
6.2. Figures must be supplied as either TIFF or JPG files with a resolution at least 200 dpi.
7. Others (optional)
Conflicts of interests; acknowledgement; funding sources, etc.
The journal has a strict policy on plagiarism. A submitted manuscript should not have been published or submitted for publication consideration elsewhere. A manuscript will be rejected or retracted if it is found to contain plagiarized content or to have been double published.
9. Ethical Considerations
All manuscripts should provide evidence of ethic approval by an accredited Institutional Research Panel. All studies should follow Helsinski declaration developed by the World Medical Association. Experimental and quasi-experimental studies that conducted in Vietnam should follow both the Helsinski declaration and “Hướng dẫn quốc gia về đạo đức nghiên cứu y sinh học” by the Vietnam Ministry of Health.
All authors and manuscripts should follow the code on good publication practice produced by the COPE https://publicationethics.org/
10. English Language Quality Check
Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure a thorough review of the English language quality in your writing. Verify that the manuscript is written in grammatically correct English, with accurate spelling, appropriate word usage, and clear sentence structure. Consider seeking assistance from a native English speaker or professional language editor, if needed, to enhance the clarity and readability of your work.