Focus and Scope

The Nepal Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology (NJDVL) is a scientific biomedical journal, published once a year by the Society of Dermatologists Venereologists and Leprologists of Nepal (SODVELON). It aims to publish and disseminate information on all aspects of diagnosis and management of skin diseases, and information on scientific research related to dermatology. The journal accepts manuscripts for original articles, reviews and case reports.

Peer Review Process

  1. All contributions are judged by the criteria of originality and scientific content, and preference will be given to original research articles.
  2. The manuscripts submitted will be scrutinized by the editorial board and reviewed by independent experts. Double-blinded peer review process is followed. If accepted, the papers are subjected for editorial revision, including shortening of the text and omission of tables and figures if appropriate. Rapid review and publication is the policy of the journal.
  3. The editorial board reserves the right to reject the manuscript submitted for publication.
  4. The time frame for the acceptance and publication of the article will be 3months ± 30 days.

Publication Frequency

It is published yearly in the month of March/ April.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Editorial Board

EDITOR IN CHIEF
Dr. Saraswo
ti Neupane
Associate Professor
Department of Dermatology
Gandaki Medical College, Pokhara, Nepal
E-mail: sarunpn@gmail.com

ASSISTANT EDITOR
Dr. Annu Ranjit
Lecturer, Department of Dermatology
Gandaki Medical College, Pokhara, Nepal
E-mail: annu.ranjit@gmail.com

EDITOR
Dr. Ramesh Sharma
Dermatologist at Green Pasture Hospital,
Pokhara-15, Nepal
E-mail: ramesheastlife@gmail.com

EDITORIAL ASSISTANT
Dr. Syed M. M. Aarif
Resident, Department of Dermatology
Institute of Medicine, Maharajgunj Medical Campus,
Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: syedaarif@gmail.com

BIOSTATISTICIAN
Amod Kumar Poudyal, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Community Medicine and Public Health,
Maharajgunj Medical Campus,
Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University,
Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: amod103@gmail.com

International Advisory Board

INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD
Prof. Gunter Berg
University of Zurich, Switzerland
E-mail: guenter.burg@uzh.ch

Dr. Nayera Moftah
Al-Azhar University,
Cairo, Egypt
E-mail: nayeramoftah@hotmail.com

Prof. D M Thappa
Department of Dermatology,
The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research,
Pondicherry, India
E-mail: dmthappa@gmail.com

Prof. Inger Roshdal
Linköping University, Sweden
E-mail: Inger.rosdahl@liu.se

Prof. KK Verma
Department of Dermatology,
All India Institute of Medical Sciences,
New Delhi, India
E-mail: prokverma@hotmail.com

National Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Anil Kumar Jha
Department of Dermatology
Nepal Medical College,
Kathmandu, Nepal
Email: ranilkjha@hotmail.com

Dr. Anil K Das
Assoicate Professor
Department of Dermatology, Institute of Medicine,
Maharajgunj Medical Campus,
Kathmandu Nepal
Email: dranildas@gmail.com

Prof. Dr. Arpana Rijal
Department of Dermatology
BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS)
Dharan, Nepal
Email: arpanarijal@yahoo.co.uk

Prof. Dr. B M Kayastha
Department of Dermatology
NAMS, Bir Hospital,
Kathmandu, Nepal
Email: kayasthabmm@yahoo.com

Dr. Dharmendra Karn
Associate Professor
Department of Dermatology,
Dhulikhel Hospital
Kavre, Nepal
Email: dddkarn@yahoo.co.in

Prof. Dr. Dinesh Binod Pokhrel
Department of Dermatology, Institute of Medicine,
Maharajgunj Medical Campus,

Kathmandu, Nepal
Email: dbpokh@gmail.com

Prof. Dr. Dwarika Prasad Shrestha
Department of Dermatology, Institute of Medicine,
Maharajgunj Medical Campus,
Kathmandu, Nepal
Email: drdpshrestha@gmail.com

Dr. Govind Pokhrel
Department of Dermatology
Kathmandu Medical College,
Sinamangal, Kathmandu, Nepal
Email: drgpokhrel@gmail.com

Prof. Dr. Sudha Agrawal
Department of Dermatology,
BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS)
Dharan, Nepal
Email: sudha92@yahoo.com

Dr. Sabina Bhattaria
Associate Professor,
Department of Dermatology
Kathmandu Medical College,
Sinamangal, Kathmandu, Nepal
Email: sabeenab@gmail.com

Disclaimer

The Publisher, Society of Dermatologist, Venereologists and Leprologists of Nepal and Editors cannot be held responsible for errors or any consequences arising from the use of information contained in this journal; the views and opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the Publisher, Society of Dermatologist, Venereologist and Leprologist of Nepal and Editors, neither does the publication of advertisements constitute any endorsement by the Publisher, Society of Dermatologists, Venereologist and Leprologist of Nepal and Editors of the products advertised.