The journal publishes authoritative articles devoted to the practical application of health promotion and education. It publishes information of strategic importance to a broad base of professionals engaged in the practice of developing, implementing, and evaluating health promotion and disease prevention programs. The journal's editorial board has made a commitment to focus on the applications of health promotion and public health education interventions, programs and best practice strategies in various settings, including but not limited to: community, health care, worksite, educational and international settings.
Additionally, the journal focuses on the development and application of public policy conducive to the promotion of health and prevention of disease. The journal includes issues related to the professional preparation and development of health educators. The journal recognizes the critical need to (1) promote linkages between researchers in the academic and private sectors with health promotion and education practitioners; and (2) address the health issues of ethnic and racial minority populations. These partnerships and collaborations are reflected in the editorial philosophy and the broad scope of published articles and contributed sections.
Health Promotion Practice will serve as a forum to explore the applications of health promotion/public health education interventions programs and best practice strategies in various settings, including but not limited to: community, health care, worksite, educational and international settings. It also examines practice-related issues, including program descriptions, teaching methods, needs assessment tools and methodologies, intervention strategies, health promotion, problem-solving issues, and evaluation presentations.
Publication frequency: Bi-Monthly
The leading journal of health policy thought and research. The peer-reviewed journal was founded in 1981 under the aegis of Project HOPE, a nonprofit international health education organization. Health Affairs explores health policy issues of current concern in domestic and international spheres. Its mission is to serve as a high-level, nonpartisan forum to promote analysis and discussion on improving health and health care, and to address such issues as cost, quality, and access.
The journal reaches a broad audience that includes: government and health industry leaders; health care advocates; scholars of health, health care and health policy; and others concerned with health and health care issues in the United States and worldwide.
Health Affairs is a multidisciplinary journal covering a wide range of health issues including: access to care, health spending, quality, Medicare, Medicaid, prescription drug coverage and costs, physician practice, nursing trends, mental health, malpractice and health law, insurance reform, hospitals, global health, disparities in health care, and more. To view a complete list of topics, see Topic Collections.
Publishing frequency: Monthly
The official journal of the U.S. Public Health Service and the U.S. Surgeon General and has been published since 1878. The journal is peer-reviewed and publishes original research and commentaries in the areas of public health practice and methodology, original research, public health law, and public health schools and teaching. Issues contain regular commentaries by the U.S. Surgeon General and executives of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health.
The journal focuses upon such topics as tobacco control, teenage violence, occupational disease and injury, immunization, drug policy, lead screening, health disparities, and many other key and emerging public health issues. In addition to the six regular issues, PHR produces supplemental issues approximately 2-5 times per year which focus on specific topics that are of particular interest to our readership.
Publishing frequency: Bi-Monthly plus supplements
Integrates public health, psychosocial, sociocultural, and public policy perspectives on issues of key concern nationally and globally. Topic areas include:
- Reports on innovative epidemiological studies.
- Analyses of the full range of risk behaviors and processes.
- Close examinations of the challenges facing particular communities.Descriptions of leading-edge education and prevention initiatives.
- Empirically based reviews of the efficacy of existing programs.
- Special supplements providing in-depth coverage of essential topics.
Publishing frequency: Bi-Monthly
A scholarly, internationally circulated journal that covers theoretical, research and practical issues confronting social marketers. As one of only two journals exclusively focused on social marketing issues, SMQ targets social marketers and other professionals interested in contributing to social marketing theory and practice. SMQ consists of research studies, case studies, conference notices, essays, editorials, book reviews, and other relevant news regarding social marketing efforts around the world. This comprehensive approach makes it an invaluable resource for practitioners, academics, program developers, policy makers, and administrators.
Publishing frequency: Quarterly
Written by and for health workers in low and middle-income countries, Tropical Doctor provides medical expertise and practical advice on how to apply current medical knowledge to the special circumstances of LMIC countries. This journal provides an ideal forum for sharing experiences and establishing best practice, aiding communication between medical professionals in different environments. Readers receive crucial information on the prevention, management and treatment of prevalent diseases in tropical and LMIC countries.
Publishing frequency: Quarterly
This journal contains information that is eminently useful to researchers, policy planners, and all providers of health care for women. It covers findings from studies concerning health and illness and physical and psychological well-being of women, as well as the environmental, lifestyle, and sociocultural factors that are associated with health and disease, which have implications for prevention, early detection and treatment, limitation of disability, and rehabilitation.
Publishing frequency: 8 times a year
Published in association with the Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health APJPH is a peer-reviewed journal that focuses on health issues in the Asia-Pacific Region. APJPH publishes original articles on public health related issues, including implications for practical applications to professional education and services for public health and primary health care that are of concern and relevance to the Asia-Pacific region.
The journal welcomes manuscripts on all aspects of public health, as well as global challenges in public health, emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, health security, disaster management, and chronic disease.
Publishing frequency: 8 issues a year
CEJPH publishes original articles on disease prevention and health protection, environmental impacts on health, the role of nutrition in health promotion, results of population health studies and critiques of specific health issues including intervention measures such as vaccination and its effectiveness. The review articles are targeted at providing up-to-date information in the sphere of public health. The Journal is geographically targeted at the European region but will accept specialised articles from foreign sources that contribute to public health issues also applicable to the European cultural milieu.
Publishing frequency: Quarterly
The first international population journal to focus exclusively on population issues in Asia, Asian Population Studies publishes original research on matters related to population in this large, complex and rapidly changing region, and welcomes substantive empirical analyses, theoretical works, applied research, and contributions to methodology.
Topics that are covered include all branches of population studies ranging from population dynamics such as the analysis of fertility, mortality and migration (from both technical and humanistic perspectives) to the consequences of population change from a variety of demographic perspectives.
Publication frequency: 3 times a year