3rd Call for Article Submissions to INKPILL 2.0


  1. Background: 3rd and final Call for Article Submissions to INKPILL 2.0

  2. Important Information

    1. Sections: There will be 7 sections (Theme, and 6 Standing Committee Sections)

    2. Theme of INKPILL 2.0: “Universal Health Care (UHC)”

    3. Word Limit: 1500 words for Theme and 750 words for SC sections

    4. Checklist: your submission needs to conform to the checklist contained in this blogpost

    5. Rules of submission: to send to publications.ifmsapakistan@gmail.com with the proper coding and name of article.

  3. Submission Agreement: read and ensure that your submissions conform to it.

  4. Deadline: 14th April 2019, 23:59 PST


Dear LCs,

Dear members

We hope that you are doing fine. With this post we would like to reopen the call for Article submissions to INKPILL 2.0. Please find the information below:

  1. Background: INKPILL is our annual magazine, which focuses on health perspectives brought by activitites conducted by medical students across Pakistan. It is published online on issuu and our website. The previous issue is available here.

  2. Content: the call will be open for all sections of the magazine, namely:

    1. Theme: “Universal Health Care (UHC)” (max. 1500 words)

    2. Six Standing Committee sections (max 750 words)

      1. Standing Committee on Medical Education (SCOME)

      2. Standing Committee on Professional Exchange (SCOPE)

      3. Standing Committee on Public Health (SCOPH)

      4. Standing Committee on Sexual & Reproductive Health incl. HIV/AIDS (SCORA)

      5. Standing Committee on Research Exchange (SCORE)

      6. Standing Committee on Human Rights & Peace (SCORP)

  3. Checklist: When submitting an article, please make sure to review the following checklist:

    1. Format: Your article in Word or Google docs format. Please do not send in articles in PDF format

    2. Image Quality: Images should be of high resolution (at least 300 dpi), in JPEG or PNG formats. Please do not insert images into the article files, but attach them separately to your email

    3. Data: Author’s full name and LC. [max. 5 authors]

    4. Photo: Author’s head shot in high resolution (at least 300 dpi) and in JPEG or PNG formats

    5. References (if applicable): should respect the Vancouver style

  4. Deadline: 14th April 2019, 23.59 PST

  5. To Remember:

    1. Destination: send to publications.ifmsapakistan@gmail.com

    2. Subject Line: Add [INKPILL2.0] and [section name] depending on the section you would like it to be published under, followed by your full article name. You do not need to write anything else other than those things. Full list of section names:

      1. [Theme]

      2. [SCOME]

      3. [SCOPE]

      4. [SCOPH]

      5. [SCORA]

      6. [SCORE]

      7. [SCORP]

  6. Submissions Agreement:

    1. Submission does not guarantee that the articles and attached material will be accepted or published;

    2. Your submission will be screened to ensure that it meets minimum inclusion criteria. If it does, it may be reviewed by editors revising content to enhance its relevance, consistency, usability or to conform with IFMSA-Pakistan Publications standards;

    3. If your submission has more than one author, names of all co-authors will be featured in the magazine. However, only the headshots of the first two authors will be featured in the magazine due to space and layout limitations. Please take that into consideration and list authors in the order you’d like them to be featured in. A maximum of 5 authors is accepted;

    4. Write your references in Vancouver Style;

    5. IFMSA-Pakistan will not be held liable for any breach of copyright laws and the sender will be held responsible. When you submit any text or pictures, we will assume that you are the author and sole owner of the submitted material. We will also assume that you are giving INKPILL and IFMSA-Pakistan permission to use them for the purpose of publication and representation toward external partners.


      By sending your submission, you may willingly providing your personal information (Name, LC, email, photography) to IFMSA-Pakistan. This information is only there to allow us to carry out the selection process and to publish the article in our outlets, and will not be used for any other purposes. The personal data provided will be stored until 13th August 2019, or anonymised in case of further storage. If you want us to remove your personal data before, you can request that by sending an email to publications.ifmsapakistan@gmail.com. The personal data will be accessible by the IFMSA-Pakistan Team of Officials and will be shared publicly through our magazine. The selected articles will be announced and featured in the related documents and emails. Not providing this information means your submission cannot be considered.


Should you require any help while writing the article or at any step of the process for the submission, please know that we are only an email away! Contact us at publications.ifmsapakistan@gmail.com

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