Mediterranean Nursing
and Midwifery

Mediterranean Nursing and Midwifery is a scientific, open access, online-only periodical published in accordance with independent, unbiased, and double-blinded peer-review principles. The journal is official publication of the Cyprus Turkish Nurses and Midwives Association and published triannually in April, August, and December. The publication language of the journal is English.

Mediterranean Nursing and Midwifery aims to contribute to the literature by publishing manuscripts at the highest scientific level in nursing and midwifery. The journal publishes original articles, reviews, case reports, editorial comments, and letters to the editors that are prepared in accordance with ethical guidelines. The scope of the journal includes but not limited to nursing and midwifery research, practice, education, and management.

The target audience of the journal includes nurses, midwives, academicians, clinical researchers, medical/health professionals, students, nursing professionals and related professional and academic bodies and institutions.

The editorial and publication processes of the journal are shaped in accordance with the guidelines of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Council of Science Editors (CSE), Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE), and National Information Standards Organization (NISO). The journal is in conformity with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (

Mediterranean Nursing and Midwifery is currently indexed in DOAJ.

Processing and publication are free of charge with the journal. No fees are requested from the authors at any point throughout the evaluation and publication process. All manuscripts must be submitted via the online submission system, which is available at The journal guidelines, technical information, and the required forms are available on the journal’s web page.

Advertisement Policy 
Mediterranean Nursing and Midwifery can publish advertisement images in the journal’s website upon the approval of the Editor in Chief. Potential advertisers should contact the Editorial Office. Advertisers have no effect on the editorial decisions or advertising policies.

Statements or opinions expressed in the manuscripts published in the journal reflect the views of the author(s) and not the opinions of the editors, editorial board, and/or publisher; the editors, editorial board, and publisher disclaim any responsibility or liability for such materials.
Open Access Statement
Mediterranean Nursing and Midwifery is an open access publication, and the journal’s publication model is based on Budapest Access Initiative (BOAI) declaration. All published content is available online, free of charge at The journal’s content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC) 4.0 International License which permits third parties to share and adapt the content for non-commercial purposes by giving the appropriate credit to the original work.   

Editor in Chief: Hülya Fırat Kılıç
Address: Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences,  Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus, via Mersin 10 Turkey
E-mail[email protected] 

Publisher: AVES
Address: Büyükdere Cad., 105/9 34394 Şişli, İstanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 212 217 17 00
E-mail: [email protected]
Web page:


EISSN 2791-7940