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Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine

Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine

Editor-in-Chief: Hidekuni Inadera

ISSN: 1342-078X (print version)
ISSN: 1347-4715 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12199

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A comprehensive approach to prevention and environmental health

  • The official journal of the Japanese Society for Hygiene
  • Provides a comprehensive approach to prevention and environmental health-related issues vis-à-vis diverse environmental factors
  • Published bimonthly exclusively online
  • 100% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again

The official journal of the Japanese Society for Hygiene, Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine (EHPM) brings a comprehensive approach to prevention and environmental health related to medical, biological, molecular biological, genetic, physical, psychosocial, chemical, and other environmental factors. EHPM features definitive studies on human health sciences, including regular articles, short communications, and review articles. It provides comprehensive and unique information to a worldwide readership. 

Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine to become an Open Access Journal!
In corporation with BioMed Central, EHPM will start its new publication starting with the first issue in 2017.

Related subjects » Public Health

Impact Factor: 1.133 (2016) * 

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    The official journal of the Japanese Society for Hygiene, Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine (EHPM) brings a comprehensive approach to prevention and environmental health related to medical, biological, molecular biological, genetic, physical, psychosocial, chemical, and other environmental factors.

    EHPM features definitive studies on human health sciences and provides comprehensive and unique information to a worldwide readership. 

    International authors publishing in EHPM can request coverage of the journal’s article-processing charge (APC) by the Japanese Society for Hygiene, so they will not have to pay the APC themselves if the article is accepted. This must be requested during the article submission process by entering a code that can be obtained from the Society office (jsh@nacos.com).

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