Yes, for open access availability

International Public Management Journal

International Public Management Journal

Publishes high-quality empirical and theoretical work on managing large organizations, particularly public organizations. IPMJ features work from scholars around the world who conduct research in the areas of public management and government reform, comparative public administration, organizational theory, and organizational behavior. IPMJ seeks to provide a bridge between those conducting research on public management and public administration on the one hand, and those working in the areas of organizational behavior and organization theory on the other. IPMJ intends to stimulate and reflect the academic interests of an international constituency of readers and scholars.

Publishing frequency: Quarterly

Topic Category: 
Health Management
Author Fee: 
Yes, for open access availability
Open Access: 
Hybrid
Format: 
Online
Print
Indexed In: 
EBSCO
Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
Scopus
Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science
Impact Factor 2017: 
2.739

International Journal of Nursing Studies

International Journal of Nursing Studies

Provides a forum for original research and scholarship about health care delivery, organisation, management, workforce, policy and research methods relevant to nursing, midwifery and other health related professions. The IJNS aims to support evidence informed policy and practice by publishing research, systematic and other scholarly reviews, critical discussion, and commentary of the highest standard.

The journal particularly welcomes studies that aim to evaluate and understand complex health care interventions and health policies and which employ the most rigorous designs and methods appropriate for the research question of interest. The journal also seeks to advance the quality of research by publishing methodological papers introducing or elaborating on analytic techniques, measures, and research methods.

Publishing frequency: Monthly

Topic Category: 
Nursing
General Global Health
Author Fee: 
Yes, for open access availability
Open Access: 
Hybrid
Format: 
Online
Print
Indexed In: 
CINAHL
Current Contents
Medline
Science Citation Index
Scopus
Social Sciences Citation Index
Impact Factor 2017: 
3.656

Evaluation

Evaluation

Launched in 1995, the journal publishes fully refereed papers and aims to advance the theory, methodology and practice of evaluation. Articles that bridge theory and practice, whether through generalizable and exemplary cases or theoretical and methodological innovation, are favored.The journal’s objectives include:

  • Integrating theory and practice in evaluation
  • Intellectual openness and excellence
  • Building bridges across the different traditions of the global evaluation community
  • Identifying synergies across different disciplinary and policy domains
  • Reinforcing evaluative thinking across professional, scholarly and institutional settings

Evaluation publishes cutting-edge articles, revisits and advances professional and scholarly debates and engages with the world of evaluation practice. Based in Europe, the journal cooperates closely with the European Evaluation Society but remains an independent voice, committed to encouraging dialogue between different evaluation traditions worldwide.


The journal is interdisciplinary drawing for example on political science, sociology, psychology, economics, anthropology and the philosophy of science. Over the last 20 years evaluation has become integral to many public-policy, regulatory and civil-society institutions. The journal welcomes innovative submissions from interconnected fields such as policy analysis, social work, technology development, education and auditing.

The journal also publishes Special Issues on topics that will help advance thinking and practice in evaluation.

Publishing frequency: Quarterly

Topic Category: 
Health Research
Author Fee: 
Yes, for open access availability
Open Access: 
Hybrid
Format: 
Online
Print
Indexed In: 
EBSCO
Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science
Impact Factor 2017: 
1.982

Child: Care, Health and Development

Child: Care, Health and Development

An international, peer-reviewed journal which publishes papers dealing with all aspects of the health and development of children and young people. We aim to attract quantitative and qualitative research papers relevant to people from all disciplines working in child health. We welcome studies which examine the effects of social and environmental factors on health and development as well as those dealing with clinical issues, the organization of services and health policy. We particularly encourage the submission of studies related to those who are disadvantaged by physical, developmental, emotional and social problems. The journal also aims to collate important research findings and to provide a forum for discussion of global child health issues.

Publishing frequency: Bi-monthly

Topic Category: 
Maternal and Child Health
Author Fee: 
Yes, for open access availability
Open Access: 
Hybrid
Format: 
Online
Print
Indexed In: 
CABI
CINAHL
Current Contents
EBSCO
Medline
PubMed
Science Citation Index
Scopus
Social Sciences Citation Index
Impact Factor 2017: 
1.699

Preventive Medicine

Preventive Medicine

An international scholarly journal publishing original articles on the science and practice of disease prevention, health promotion, and public health policymaking. The journal favors insightful observational studies, thoughtful explorations of health data, unsuspected new angles for existing hypotheses, robust randomized controlled trials, and impartial systematic reviews. Preventive Medicine's ultimate goal is to publish research that will have an impact on the work of practitioners of disease prevention and health promotion, as well as of related disciplines.

Publishing frequency: Monthly

Topic Category: 
Health Policy
General Global Health
Author Fee: 
Yes, for open access availability
Open Access: 
Hybrid
Format: 
Online
Print
Indexed In: 
EMBASE
Scopus
Impact Factor 2017: 
3.483

Evaluation and Program Planning

Evaluation and Program Planning

Provides articles based on the principle that the techniques and methods of evaluation and planning transcend the boundaries of specific fields and that relevant contributions to these areas come from people representing many different positions, intellectual traditions, and interests. In order to further the development of evaluation and planning, the journal publishes articles from the private and public sectors in a wide range of areas: organizational development and behavior, training, planning, human resource development, health and mental, social services, mental retardation, corrections, substance abuse, and education. The primary goals of the journal are to assist evaluators and planners to improve the practice of their professions, to develop their skills and to improve their knowledge base.

Publishing frequency: Bi-monthly

 

Topic Category: 
Health Management
Health Research
Author Fee: 
Yes, for open access availability
Open Access: 
Yes, for subscribers & some LMICs
Format: 
Online
Print
Indexed In: 
Current Contents
EMBASE
Medline
Scopus
Social Sciences Citation Index
Impact Factor 2017: 
1.210

EcoHealth

EcoHealth

Aims to advance research, practice, and knowledge integration at the interface of ecology and health by publishing high quality research and review articles that address and profile new ideas, developments, and programs. The journal’s scope encompasses research that integrates concepts and theory from many fields of scholarship (including ecological, social and health sciences, and the humanities) and draws upon multiple types of knowledge, including those of relevance to practice and policy. Papers address integrated ecology and health challenges arising in public health, human and veterinary medicine, conservation and ecosystem management, rural and urban development and planning, and other fields that address the social-ecological context of health. The journal is a central platform for fulfilling the mission of the International Association for Ecology & Health to strive for sustainable health of people, domestic animals, wildlife, and ecosystems by promoting discovery, understanding, and transdisciplinarity.

The journal invites substantial contributions in the following areas:

  • One Health and Conservation Medicine
  • Ecosystem Approaches to Health
  • Public Health, Ecosystems and Society

Publishing frequency: Quarterly

Topic Category: 
Environmental Health
Public Health
Author Fee: 
Yes, for open access availability
Open Access: 
Hybrid
Format: 
Online
Print
Indexed In: 
CABI
Current Contents
EBSCO
EMBASE
Google Scholar
Medline
Science Citation Index
Scopus
Impact Factor 2017: 
2.649

BMJ Quality and Safety

BMJ Quality and Safety

A leading international peer review journal in this growing area of quality and safety improvement. It provides essential information for those wanting to reduce harm and improve patient safety and the quality of care. The journal reports and reflects research, improvement initiatives and viewpoints and other discursive papers relevant to these crucial aims with contributions from researchers, clinical professionals and managers and experts in organisational development and behaviour.

Provides a rich mix of news, opinion, debate and research for academics, clinicians, healthcare managers and policy makers. It encourages the science of improvement, debate, and new thinking on improving the quality of healthcare. The journal is led by a patient-focused editorial team with a view towards helping all team members improve their knowledge with the overall goal of improving patient care. The journal integrates the academic and clinical aspects of quality and safety in healthcare by encouraging academics to create evidence and knowledge valued by clinicians and clinicians to value using evidence and knowledge to improve quality.

Publishing frequency: Monthly

Topic Category: 
Health Services
Author Fee: 
Yes, for open access availability
Open Access: 
Hybrid
Format: 
Online
Print
Indexed In: 
EMBASE
Medline
Web of Science

BJOG: British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

BJOG is an editorially independent publication owned by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG). The Journal publishes original, peer-reviewed work in all areas of obstetrics and gynaecology, including contraception, urogynaecology, fertility, oncology and clinical practice. Its aim is to publish the highest quality medical research in women's health, worldwide.

Publishing frequency: 13 times a year

Topic Category: 
Maternal and Child Health
Reproductive Health
Author Fee: 
Yes, for open access availability
Open Access: 
Hybrid
Format: 
Online
Print
Indexed In: 
CABI
EBSCO
EMBASE
Medline
PubMed
Science Citation Index
Scopus
Impact Factor 2017: 
4.876

Applied Health Economics and Health Policy

Applied Health Economics and Health Policy

Provides a timely publication of cutting-edge research and expert opinion from this increasingly important field, making it a vital resource for payers, providers and researchers alike. The journal includes high quality economic research and reviews of all aspects of healthcare from various perspectives and countries, designed to communicate the latest applied information in health economics and health policy. While emphasis is placed on information with practical applications, a strong basis of underlying scientific rigor is maintained.

Areas of interest include:  

  • Economic analysis of all aspects of healthcare interventions
  • Economic analysis of health policy initiatives
  • Cost of illness studies
  • Evaluation of methodologies
  • Analysis of pricing and reimbursement systems

Publishing frequency: Bi-monthly

Topic Category: 
Health Economics
Health Policy
Author Fee: 
Yes, for open access availability
Open Access: 
Hybrid
Format: 
Online
Print
Indexed In: 
EBSCO
EMBASE
Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
Medline
PubMed
Scopus
Web of Science
Impact Factor 2017: 
1.885

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