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Call for Papers

The Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, EMHJ, is inviting submission of high-quality, original papers related to public health research and practice of relevance and interest to the Region, particularly in the areas of the regional health priorities of: Health systems’ strengthening; Maternal, reproductive and child health and nutrition; Noncommunicable diseases; Communicable diseases; and Emergency preparedness and response.

About EMHJ

EMHJ, established in 1995, is the flagship health periodical of the World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean.

The mission of the Journal is to contribute to improving health in the Eastern Mediterranean Region by publishing and publicising quality health research and information with emphasis on public health and the strategic health priorities of the Region. It aims to: further public health knowledge, policy, practice and education; support health policy-makers, researchers and practitioners; and enable health professionals to remain informed of developments in public health.

Benefits of publishing in EMHJ

There are no fees for authors or their institutions

Full text of published articles is freely accessible on the EMHJ website

Articles are cited in PubMed within 2 weeks of publication

EMHJ is covered in the Thompson Reuters Science Citation Index Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index 

EMHJ publishes papers in English, Arabic and French, with abstracts of the papers in all three languages.

All articles considered for possible publication are peer-reviewed

Information on submitting a paper

Potential authors should visit the EMHJ website and read the Information for Authors for specific guidelines on the various types of manuscripts it considers and preparation of manuscripts. Authors should also review the EMHJ Guidelines on Ethical Conduct and Publication of Health Research.

Manuscripts should be submitted online through the Journal's online submission system at: www.editorialmanager.com/emhj/default.asp.

Authors submitting a paper are requested to mention that the submission is in response to this Call for Papers.