The WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health (WHO-SEAJPH) (ISSN 2224-3151, E-ISSN 2304-5272) is a peer-reviewed, indexed (MEDLINE, Index Medicus for the South-East Asia Region), biannual publication of the World Health Organization Regional Office for South-East Asia. The journal’s full text is available online at who-seajph.org. The journal allows free access (open access) to its contents. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts.
The journal is published in April and September each year. A series of invited, peer-reviewed Perspectives is published in each issue. In addition, the journal publishes Original research articles, Reviews, and Policy and practice papers that have potential to promote public health in the World Health Organization South-East Asia Region.
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest
The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
Index Medicus for South-East Asia Region, MEDLINE/Index Medicus
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Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing
This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.
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Ahead of Print policy
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The journal will cover technical and clinical studies related to health, ethical and social issues in field of Public Health, Epidemiology, primary health care, epidemiology, health administration, health systems, health economics, health promotion, public health nutrition, communicable and non-communicable diseases, maternal and child health, occupational and environmental health, social and preventive medicine. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference.