About the Journal

Aims and scope

The Thai Bulletin of Pharmaceutical Sciences publishes original research manuscripts, review articles, and other invited contents related to pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, and other medical and health sciences including medicine, dentistry, nursing, public health, complementary and alternative medicine, allied health science, physical therapy, diagnostic laboratory science, medical physiology, anatomy, medical microbiology, clinical nutrition, food and nutrition, cosmetics, pharmaceutical biotechnology, as well as relevant multidisciplinary healthcare sciences including medical sociology and medical anthropology.

Journal Policies

- All articles and manuscripts submitted to the journal will be sent to expert consultants for peer review. Submission of a manuscript to Thai Bulletin of Pharmaceutical Sciences is contingent upon the agreement by all the authors that the reported work has not received prior publication and that no portion of this or any other closely related work is under consideration for publication elsewhere.

- The Journal reserves the right to decline submissions suspected of plagiarism at any point during the assessment process and will retract articles found to violate plagiarism guidelines after publication. The authors must be solely responsible if violation leads to legal prosecution.

- For all manuscripts reporting data from studies involving human participants or animals, formal review and approval by an appropriate institutional review board or ethics committee is required and should be described.

Peer-review system

All submitted manuscripts must be reviewed by at least two reviewers through a double-blind peer-review system.

Publication Frequency

Two print issues per year (January – June, and July – December) as well as online issues on the website: https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/TBPS.

Copyright Notice

All articles published and information contained in this journal such as text, graphics, logos, and images are copyrighted by and proprietary to the Thai Bulletin of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and may not be reproduced in whole or in part by persons, organizations, or corporations other than the Thai Bulletin of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the authors without prior written permission.

Publication ethics

The ethics statement for Thai Bulletin of Pharmaceutical Sciences is based on those by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) Code of Conduct guidelines available at www.publicationethics.org.

      Editors’ Responsibilities
- The major responsibility of the editors is to ensure the overall quality of the journal’s content by overseeing and making important editorial decisions on all manuscripts submitted for publication.
- The editors are also responsible for maintaining the transparency of the academic research & record, preclude any ethical misconducts, and making necessary retractions, rectifications, and erratum when required.
- The editors shall evaluate manuscripts for their scientific quality and intellectual content, free from personal bias based on discrimination of race, gender, religious belief, ethnic or geographical origin, of the author(s). The editor shall also evaluate manuscripts objectively based on their academic and scientific merit. The evaluation process must be free of any commercial or self-interests.
- The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information on submitted manuscripts before publication.

      Reviewers’ Responsibilities
- Provide an objective, impartial, and constructive evaluation in a timely manner on the scientific content of the work.
- Determine whether the research work is of scientific significance, acknowledge the positive aspects of the material reviewed, identify weakness and indicate the improvements needed, and evaluate the originality and scientific accuracy.
- Maintain the confidentiality of the complete review process.
- Notify the journal editor about any interest that might interfere with an objective review, be it financial or personal, and decline the request to review the manuscript when such possibility exists.
- When evaluating submitted manuscripts, notify the journal editor of any concern regarding research misconducts, or substantial similarity between the manuscript and the previously published article, or suspicion of ethics violations such as any violation of ethical treatment of animal or human subjects.

      Authors’ Responsibilities
- Ensure the originality of the work and that all the study reported in the manuscript is free from any kind of plagiarism.
- Authors should not submit material that substantively duplicates content previously published elsewhere or submitted to any other journal(s) at the same time.
- Any potential conflict of interest must be clearly stated.
- Appropriate acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Secure permission for any content used from other sources.