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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 

Special Issue: ADOLESCENT TRANSITIONS

Edited by Andrea Madarasova Geckova, Jane Holubcikova, Fiona Brooks, Margreet de Looze, Thierry Gagné
The International Journal of Public Health invites authors to submit original articles or systematic reviews that address adolescent transitions.
Call is open from January 15, 2018 through April 15, 2018. Please do not submit manuscripts before January 15.

Call for Papers – Win an AWARD 

Special Issue: ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH EQUITY

Edited by Fabian Mendez, Irene Velez-Torres, and Martine Vrijheid
The International Journal of Public Health invites original articles and systematic reviews relevant to the topic of the EcoHealth Conference 15-18 August, 2018 in Cali, Colombia, the conference of the International Association for Ecology and Health. The best of all papers receives the “IJPH Best Paper Award.”
Due Dates:
Pre-decision e-mail request: September 13, 2017
Online submission of full manuscripts (after invitation): December 15, 2017

Call for Papers 

Special Issue: LIFE COURSE INFLUENCES AND CANCER RISK

Edited by Michelle Kelly Irving, Cyrille Delpierre, and Matthias Richter
The International Journal of Public Health invites authors to submit original articles, brief reports, hints and kinks, or reviews that address the challenges of and inform how a life course approach to the study of cancer can help achieve a better understanding of the genesis of cancer. We are particularly interested in approaches that take into account the timing of exposures and the multiple pathways that can link social determinants to biological functioning over time.

Due Dates:

Pre-decision e-mail request: April 19, 2017
Online submission of full manuscripts (after invitation): August 14, 2017

Ottawa Statement (2016) 

IJPH has endorsed the new Ottawa Statement that promotes population health intervention research.
Click for the full Ottawa Statement (PDF file)
Source: Di Ruggiero E, Potvin L, Allegrante JP, Dawson A, Verweij M, De Leeuw E, et al. Ottawa Statement from the Sparking Solutions Summit on Population Health Intervention Research. Can J Public Health 2016;107(6):e492–e493. Copyright © 2016 Canadian Public Health Association. Reprinted with permission.

Knowledge synthesis, translation and exchange 

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

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Thanks to the reviewers 2016 

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

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    The International Journal of Public Health publishes scientific articles relevant to global public health, from different countries and cultures, and assembles them into issues that raise awareness and understanding of public health problems and solutions. The Journal welcomes submissions of original research, critical and relevant reviews, methodological papers and manuscripts that emphasize theoretical content. IJPH sometimes publishes commentaries and opinions. Special issues highlight key areas of current research. The Editorial Board's mission is to provide a thoughtful forum for contemporary issues and challenges in global public health research and practice.  

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