Advertisement Policy

The journal will be selective in accepting advertisements, such that they do not got counter to the objective

  • As a rule advertisement of drugs by pharmaceutical firms will be avoided.  There may be certain drugs (essential drugs) which can be considered.  The advertisement has to be approved by the Executive Director, CHAI and the Editor of Health Action before acceptance.
  • Acceptable advertisements countering the ill-effects of unnecessary, hazardous and ineffective drugs and procedures may be published after approved by the Executive Director and Editor.
  • Advertisement of vehicles, hospital equipment and similar other items can be accepted, proved these are not too sophisticated.
  • Advertisements from organizations like public sector undertakings which have no harmful impact in health care may be accepted.
  • Tobacco products should  not be considered
  • Promotion of milk products for the children to be avoided