JSMC is willing to accept supplement publishing requests made by external organisations based on different topics, abstracts, or meetings.

The cost of publishing the supplement will be paid by the requesting body after discussion with the journal management.

It is vital to note that all the articles published represent the opinions of the authors and do not reflect official policy of the journal.

For effective editorial oversight and transparent peer review of supplements, JSMC follows the following ICMJE 2023 guidelines;

1. JSMC have the full responsibility for the policies, practices, and content of supplements, including complete control of the decision to select authors, peer reviewers, and content for the supplement. Editing by the funding organization will not be permitted.

2. JSMC has the right to appoint one or more external editors of the supplement and have the responsibility for the work of those editors.

3. JSMC retain the authority to send supplement manuscripts for external peer review and to reject manuscripts submitted for the supplement with or without external review. These conditions will be made known to authors and any external editors of the supplement before beginning editorial work on it.

4. The source of the idea for the supplement, sources of funding for the supplement's research and publication, and products of the funding source related to content considered in the supplement will be clearly stated in the introductory material.

5. JSMC follows the advertising policy in supplements, the same as those of the primary journal.

6. JSMC enables readers to distinguish readily between ordinary editorial pages and supplement pages.

7. JSMC never accepts personal favors or direct remuneration from sponsors of supplements.

8. JSMC makes it sure that secondary publication in supplements (republication of papers published elsewhere) will be clearly identified by the citation of the original paper and by the title.

9. JSMC makes it sure that the same principles of authorship and disclosure of relationships etc applied to supplements.