Health Policy and Planning

Health Policy and Planning

Publishes high-quality health policy and systems research that aims to inform policy and practice in low and middle income countries.

Specific objectives are to:

  • Attract high quality research papers, reviews and debates on topics relevant to health policies in low- and middle-income countries;
  • Ensure wide geographical coverage of papers including coverage of the poorest countries and those in transition;
  • Encourage and support researchers from low- and middle-income countries to publish in HPP ;
  • Ensure papers reflect a broad range of disciplines, methodologies and topics;
  • Ensure that papers are clearly explained and accessible to readers from the range of disciplines used to analyse health policies; and
  • Provide a fair, supportive and high quality peer review process.

Publishing frequency: 10 issues a year

Topic Category: 
General Global Health
Author Fee: 
Yes, for open access availability
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