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Public Health

  • ISSN: 0033-3506

Next planned ship date: March 19, 2024

  • 5 Year impact factor: 4.2
  • Impact factor: 5.2

In continuous publication since 1888 Public Health is an international, multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal. The journal aims to publish international articles focused o… Read more

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In continuous publication since 1888



Public Health is an international, multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal. The journal aims to publish international articles focused on all aspects of the science and philosophy of; public health, public health services and public health systems, seeking to challenge the status quo to improve the health and care of populations or communities.

The journal will publish robust and ethically sound articles of any study type whereby the focus is consistent with our aim. This includes but is not limited to:

• Public health theory, models and frameworks
• Epidemiology - social and political
• Need or impact assessments with a strategic/population level focus
• Effectiveness, management and re-design of health and social care services/support, and wider determinant services such as education, welfare, employment services to improve public health
• Health Protection including control of communicable diseases
• Health promotion and disease prevention
• Development of public health programmes or interventions
• Public health governance, audit and quality
• Public health law and ethics
• Public health policy and comparisons
• Capacity in public health systems and workforce


The target market of the journal is researchers, practitioners, and policymakers who are engaged in public health policy and programmes, public health services and public health systems.