Santosh University Journal of Health Sciences (SUJHS) is peer-reviewed publish half-yearly journal. The journal publishes original research articles, review articles, case report / series, short communications, editorial, etc. that significantly contribute to the understanding of the health sciences. It deals with all aspects of public health including epidemiology, health economics, health promotion, health protection, public health policy, social medicine, nutrition, family health, health care delivery, national health problems, environmental health, behavioral medicine, clinical research, dental sciences, nursing sciences, recent advances and covers all medical specialties concerned with research and development. Using a wide range of research methods including statistical analysis, analytical work, case studies, field research and historical analysis, articles examine significant research questions from a broad range of perspectives. The goal of this journal is to publish papers devoted to the dissemination of health science practice, research, and education knowledge. The journal strongly encourages reports of research carried out within the Indian continent and South East Asia.