Numerous cases of plagiarism exist in nearly every specialty in science including health sciences.Researchers and academicians are under pressure to get their work published in indexed journals. Also, in India, health science teachers are required to follow UGC care list of journals for publications required for promotions. When the pressure of publications is coupled with a lack of time and lack of research skills, the rate of plagiarism increases. The health science researchers should be trained in writing skills and thinking process in research. Many Universities conduct research workshops for Phd Scholars and PG students, it should include a lecture on “Plagiarism” prevention and recent guidelines of UGC and ICMR.
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