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 About the Society

The Kerala Chapter of Indian Chest Society was constituted as a state unit of Indian Chest Society and registered on 25/8/2017 as per registration Number: EKM / TC / 604 / 2017 under the chairmanship of Dr Ravindran Chetambath with Dr Rajesh V as secretary and Dr Paramez AR as treasurer. The aim of the society is to implement various activities of the national body in the state. This includes conducting continuing medical education for practicing chest specialists, conducting awareness programme for the public, health care activities and medical camps at various places in the state. We also cater to paramedics by providing trainings in various procedures like pulmonary function and endoscopy. Kerala state chapter had the unique opportunity to organize the national conference- NAPCON 2019- in Kerala in 2019. At present we have 136 members registered as life members in the Kerala state chapter.
List of specialties the journals deals with
1. Pulmonary Medicine
2. Critical Care Medicine
3. Sleep Medicine and Pulmonary Interventions.

  About the Journal

Journal of advanced lung health is the official publication of Kerala state chapter of Indian chest Society. This is being started to publish quality articles including research work, interesting and rare case reports and recent updates on various topics related to respiratory medicine. We believe that this will give a platform to the members of Kerala chapter of Indian chest society to publish their research work and their clinical cases which may be of interest to others. This will improve their clinical skill and help in show casing their work to bring it into the public domain. We plan to launch it as an online open access journal with limited print copies to the members of the society. Later we plan to expand the print platform to be available for all those who request for it. It is our aim to publish high quality articles after double blinded peer review. We have an experienced editorial team both National and international to select and edit submitted articles.

  Scope of the journal

Journal of advanced lung health is the official journal of Kerala Chapter of Indian Chest Society. We consider this as an honor as well as challenge to launch a journal maintaining high ethical standards. It definitely will act as a motivating factor for pulmonologists with interest in clinical research. This journal aims at popularizing the activities of Indian Chest Society.

The association is committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit journal website.

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ISSN - Print: Awaited, Online: Awaited

Journal of Advanced Lung Health, a publication of Kerala Chapter of Indian Chest Society, is a peer-reviewed print + online Semiannual journal.

Features of Manuscript Management System

  • Online submission
  • Wider visibility through open access
  • Higher impact
  • Prompt review