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International Journal of Public Health

International Journal of Public Health

Editors-in-Chief: Th. Kohlmann; N. Künzli; A. Madarasova Geckova

ISSN: 1661-8556 (print version)
ISSN: 1661-8564 (electronic version)

Journal no. 38

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Call for Papers 

Call for DEVELOPMENT AND PUBLIC HEALTH Papers - 2016 Award Competition

The winner:
A tool for exploring the dynamics of innovative interventions for public health: the critical event card by Ana Claudia Figueiro, Sydia Rosana de Araújo Oliveira, Zulmira Hartz, Yves Couturier, Jocelyne Bernier, Maria do Socorro Machado Freire, Isabella Samico, Maria Guadalupe Medina, Ronice Franco de Sa, Louise Potvin
All contributions will be published in the forthcoming special issue, “Development and Public Health.”

E-Cigarettes and Public Health: CLOSED

Special Issue: Electronic Cigarettes and Public Health
Edited by Jennifer O’Loughlin and Louise Potvin
Wide geographical coverage on topics including:
• Use as a smoking cessation aid
• User and practitioner views
• E-cigarette use in adolescents and adults
• E-cigarettes on Twitter
• …and more!

Forthcoming Special Issue: Violence and Health: Implications of the 2030 Agenda for South-North Collaboration

Guest Editors: Bandy X. Lee, James Gilligan, Sylvia F. Kaaya
The World Health Organization’s Violence Prevention Alliance presents a special issue to highlight recent progress that the violence prevention field has made. The Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals included a proposal to “promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development.” This set of articles addresses the urgent need for Global South-North collaboration and helps to fill gaps in research toward realizing these goals.

Knowledge synthesis, translation and exchange 

The Editors-in-Chief welcome submission to the section Knowledge synthesis, translation and exchange

Editors' choice - Free Access! 

Enjoy free access to full-text articles.
The Editors-in-Chief of International Journal of Public Health acknowledge the quality of papers by choosing in each issue one article that is outstanding with respect to scientific quality and public-health relevance.

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Thanks to the reviewers 2015 

The Editors express their thanks to the reviewers for the time they committed and the valuable input they provided.

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