Why submit with us?

Authors should note the following information pertains to both the International Journal of Public Health (IJPH) and Public Health Reviews (PHR)

Thorough, Unbiased, Fast and Transparent Review

The review process is unbiased and efficient using a double-blind peer review model:

  • The review template ensures that the review process is comprehensive and objective.
  • The real-time interaction between the author and the reviewers speeds up the review process enabling research findings to be published timely.
  • As part of the double-blind review process, the reviewer's identities will remain confidential throughout the process. With the consent of the reviewer, the reviewer has the opportunity to reveal their name and/or review report upon article publication.


Articles are indexed in a number of major international digital archives and repositories, such as PubMed Central, Scopus, Google Scholar.

The International Journal of Public Health (IJPH) is indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE, Web of Science).

Public Health Reviews (PHR) is indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI, Web of Science).

For additional details on specific indexing, please see journal's About page.

Copyright Retention

As an author you retain the copyright of your articles (except for any third-party images etc.). You may in general reproduce copies of your articles in any way you choose and freely disseminate these as reprints or electronically, as long as the original publication is fully cited. For instance, your published article can (with the full citation) be posted on your personal or institutional homepage, emailed to friends and colleagues, printed, archived in a collection, distributed on CD-ROM, quoted in the press, translated or distributed in any other way to as many people and as often as you wish. All articles are Open Access and distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits the use, distribution, and reproduction in other forums, provided the original authors and source are credited.

Article Promotion

Articles are widely promoted through email alerts and, when appropriate, press releases, further increasing the accessibility and spreading of every research work.