Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

Editorial ethics is based on best practice recommendations Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors) compiled by Committee on Publication Ethics ( In addition, we are guided by the following basic principles:

Fair Play. Manuscripts should be judged on the basis of their scientific quality, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, nationality or political views of the authors.

Adherence to the Principles of Research (Scientific) Integrity. The journal rejects any material that does not comply with the requirements for the prevention of plagiarism, defamation and copyright infringement.

Compliance with Duties as Editors. The Editor-in-Chief is guided by the journal editorial policy and consults with other editors, editorial board members, and reviewers about the decision to publish.


  • have all authority to reject / accept the article on the basis of objective scientific criteria and the judgements of the reviewers;
  • take responsibility for the quality of materials they publish;
  • should identify any conflicts of interest;
  • insure the confidentiality of information as regards submitted manuscripts;
  • adhere to the principle of freedom and scientific self-expression.

If the editors have any suspicion of the authenticity, originality of the manuscript, or the observance of ethics in the preparation of the article, its publication shall be postponed until all doubt has been settled. Unpublished material from manuscripts submitted for review to editorial boards may not be used by editors in their own research or publications without the written consent of the authors.

Compliance with Duties as Authors. Authors should:

  • submit to publication only original materials that have been prepared in accordance with the rules of research integrity;
  • follow the principles and rules of professional ethics when preparing articles covering case studies;
  • have a significant contribution to the research (in case one article has multiple authors);
  • prove the manuscript has not previously been published and is currently not being submitted to another publisher;
  • list all sources used in the manuscript;
  • notify of any significant conflict of interests that may affect the evaluation of their manuscripts.

The information obtained by the authors in private (in conversations, correspondence or in discussions with third parties) should not be used or disclosed without the written permission of the source. By submitting an article to the Editorial Board, the authors agree that their work, if published in a printed version of the КJMPP, will automatically become publicly available on the journal's website.

Responsibilities of Reviewers. Reviewers should:

  • notify editors of any conflicts of interest that may affect their conclusion;
  • maintain the confidentiality of information relating to manuscripts;
  • be objective and constructive in their conclusions and recommendations.

Reviewers can not use in their own research unpublished materials from the manuscripts submitted for review without the written consent of the author.

Disclaimer. Neither editors nor the editorial board are responsible for the authors’ views and content of the manuscripts published in the journal.

Journal editors, authors, and reviewers should also be guided by the provisions in the following document: Code of Ethics of the Scientist of Ukraine; International Standards for Authors; International Standards for Editors

All manuscripts submitted for publication to КJMPP are verifiable for their uniqueness, compliance with ethics, novelty and practical relevance. Reviewers' conclusions are the main reason for deciding whether the manuscript is accepted for publication in the Journal.

The editorial staff reserves the right to subject the text to stylistic editing or, if necessary, grammatical errors. The edits made are to be approved by the authors.