The Journal is a free-access, multidisciplinary publication of the Indian Academy of Neurosciences that aims to cover new advances in Neurosciences.It provides a platform for papers that range from computational and experimental work in the neurosciences to those that fit the interface between experiments and clinic.The Journal accepts research papers as research articles, brief communications, reviews, commentaries, book reviews, molecular images, student's perspectives on published reports in the form of journal clubs and people and views.It also includes editorials on Policy which may include intellectual property.
The six decades of Indian independence have witnessed too many plans, papers and proposals
giving top priority to the health issues in India. Unfortunately, despite huge economic
growth, health continues to be the greatest predicament. Even the WHO slogans ‘Health
for All’, ‘Millennium Development Goals and more recently ‘universal health care have
not translated into meaningful action on ground. The accessibility of healthcare as well as
utilization of available healthcare facilities, especially in rural areas, continue to be poor in
In order to improve “Indian Health System”, a committee was set up by the government of
India under the Chairmanship of Sir Joseph Bhore in 1943 and this committee in its landmark
recommendation in 1946 said “If it were possible to evaluate the loss, which this country
annually suffers through the avoidable waste of valuable human material and the lowering
of human efficiency through malnutrition and preventable morbidity, we feel that the result
would be so startling that the whole country would be aroused and would not rest until a
radical change had been brought about”.