The Journal of Asian Medical Students’ Association (JAMSA) (ISSN: 2226-3403) is an international peer-reviewed, online open-access student-led biomedical journal of the Asian Medical Students’ Association-International (AMSA International). It is published biannually and listed in ICMJE, member of the CrossRef, and indexed in Ulrichsweb, Google Scholar, ROAD (Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources) Indexing, Gale Cengage, BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine), and Genamics Journal Seek. Its vision is to foster student-led research in regions of Asia, Asia-Pacific, and beyond.

Research and Scientific writing by medical students is being increasingly acknowledged all over the world. AMSA International with its vision of Knowledge, Action and Friendship, wants to encourage all forms of research and creative work from medical students. JAMSA is a platform for young and budding researchers from Asia-Pacific and beyond who are just beginning their careers in the medical and scientific fields.



The main objective of JAMSA is to serve as a portal by documenting the research activities. We encourage all forms of scientific writing including Original Research articles, Review Articles, Case Reports, feature articles, letters to the editor etc. If you are interested in submitting your research article please go through the Author Guidelines and Submission Guidelines under the Submission section of our website.

The journal accepts scientific articles authored by medical students including but not limited to the member countries of AMSA International. Scientific articles related to all the disciplines of medicine, public health or health care management and those articles having impact on health in any form will be accepted. However, the editorial board reserves the right to deny publication of any article if it deems so. One of our priorities is to keep the article processing time to a minimum. Our online submission and article processing system has been tailored to fulfill this objective. Preference will be given to original articles with structured methodology.

If you have any questions feel free to contact us at or contact any of the editors at the email addresses provided in the website.

[New Release] JAMSA Publication House Guideline and Sponsorship Prospectus 2024


The Journal of Asian Medical Students' Association (JAMSA) is excited to announce two new initiatives that expand our reach and impact: the JAMSA Sponsorship Prospectus 2024 and the JAMSA Publication House Guideline 2024.

The Sponsorship Prospectus 2024 outlines opportunities for organizations to partner with our esteemed student-led biomedical journal through sponsorship. By sponsoring JAMSA, partners gain visibility, access to future medical professionals, and the chance to support student research.

Additionally, the Publication House Guideline 2024 opens JAMSA to serving as a publication outlet for conferences and groups looking to publish collections of abstracts. This allows us to further disseminate valuable findings to a global audience.

Both documents demonstrate our commitment to fostering medical education and research among students worldwide. We invite potential sponsors, conferences, and collaborators to explore these new offerings.

Access the Prospectus and Guideline at our Internal Document page. Join us in taking JAMSA to new heights!

Call for Submission JAMSA Volume 12


If you are an aspiring physician-scientist who wants to share your scientific work with the world, we have good news for you! The Journal of Asian Medical Students’ Association (JAMSA) is now inviting submissions for its Volume 12. JAMSA is an international, peer-reviewed, online open-access, student-led biomedical journal that aims to revolutionize student research in Asia Pacific and beyond. It offers various benefits for publishing with us, such as:

  • International readership
  • Free of charge
  • Rigorous review process
  • Inclusive submission
  • Wide-ranging topics
  • Flexible submission

You can submit original research, review articles, meta-analyses, case reports, commentaries, perspectives, or letters to the editor. To submit your articles, visit and follow the stepwise guide. For any queries, write to We look forward to receiving your articles. 

Thank you and Viva AMSA!

[IMPORTANT] Late-Breaking Call for Paper for J-AMSA's 2020 Issue



Along with this letter, we would like to announce that Journal of Asian Medical Students' Association will stop receiving submissions from 30 April 2020, as to focus on the submitted papers in order to publish the next issue within the allocated time. 

After 30 April 2020, the authors can still submit the paper through the system; however, we cannot guarantee fast response on papers submitted as the whole editorial board will be occupied with reviewing and editing the submitted papers for the next issue.

Thank youfor your attention and understanding


Best wishes,

Gilbert Lazarus

Chief Editor, Journal of Asian Medical Students' Association (J-AMSA) Asian Medical Students' Association (AMSA) International 2019/2020 E-mail:

2020: New Year, New Us


2019 has been a great year. For a greater year ahead, we come up with a newer and friendlier interface. Currently, we are restructuring the web for better interfaces. Should you have any problem accessing the webpage, please do not hesitate to contact us on:


Stay tuned for further updates!

[ANNOUNCEMENT] Call for Applicants for Peer Reviewers


J-AMSA is currently looking for peer reviewers. Peer reviewers are experts in their fields who wish to review submissions submitted to J-AMSA.

Should you be interested in this position. Please send your application with the following requirements:

  1. Subject: Application for Peer Reviewers_Your Name
  2. Motivation Letter, stating why you would be a reviewer in J-AMSA, along with what you wish to provide and hope we can provide 
  3. Curriculum Vitae, emphasizing your expertise and publication records
  4. Send your application to

For further queries, please contact

2024: EAMSC 2024 Abstract Book

East Asian Medical Student’ Conference (EAMSC) was held in Singapore on 20th - 25th January, 2024. In every EAMSC, the hosting country will hold an academic conference for students from different countries to showcase their research in areas relating to the conference theme. This year, the theme of the conference is is Public Health and Preventive Medicine.

As defined by CEA Winslow, public health is “The science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting human health through organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals.”

These traits are also evident in the practice of preventive medicine, where various factors impacting health are identified and analysed to inform the development and implementation of health policies, with the aim to improve healthcare outcomes. Public health and preventive medicine cover a wide range of topics, such as communicating information, creating policies to address diseases that are present in a population, and improving accessibility and equity in the provision of health services.

Both preventive medicine and public health work to eliminate disease and promote wellbeing. Working with populations instead of individual patients, they result in interventions that can impact the lives and improve the health of many. In the past few years, public health efforts have achieved tremendous success in improving people’s lives across the globe in various areas, ranging from reducing child mortality and improving access to safe water and sanitation, to controlling potentially debilitating diseases such as tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS.

With the recent COVID-19 pandemic, public health and preventive medicine have once again come into the spotlight, with many nations re-adopting measures such as handwashing and countries initiating measures such as social distancing. However, while such public health measures aimed to curb the rapid transmission of the virus, reduce mortality, and protect people’s livelihoods, many unintended consequences have also arisen, including widening income gaps, disruptions to education, and decreased quality of mental health. The pandemic has shown how public health measures intersected with different aspects of people’s lives, as well as the potential for such measures to deepen pre-existing socio-economic issues.

Many public health challenges will no doubt arise in the coming years. This includes the increasing prevalence of diseases such as chronic respiratory disease, heart attacks, and stroke due to air pollution and global warming. Another significant area of concern would be changes in population demographics, where many countries currently or are about to face an unprecedented surge in non-communicable diseases or health conditions associated with ageing, which could overwhelm health and social care systems in the future.

With these in mind, it is critical to be able to adjust the way we address health issues in the population and modify the way public health information is disseminated. Overall, it is important to appreciate the significance as well as the vast scale of public health and preventive medicine, which we hope to achieve through our conference subthemes.-

Published: 2024-01-20

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