Springer to publish Canadian Journal of Public Health

From 2018 Springer will collaborate with the Canadian Public Health Association to publish its official journal

Heidelberg | New York, 28 November 2017

© SpringerSpringer will be the publisher for the Canadian Journal of Public Health starting 1 January 2018. This new collaboration will allow Springer and the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) to work together to streamline publication processes for the journal and disseminate peer-reviewed articles on all aspects of public health to an international audience.

The Canadian Journal of Public Health aims to advance public health research and practice in Canada and around the world. It was originally founded in 1910 as The Public Health Journal and is currently self-published by the CPHA. The journal is headed by editor-in-chief Louise Potvin, who is professor in the school of public health at the University of Montreal in Canada.

Topics covered within the scope of the journal include all aspects of public health and preventive medicine such as health promotion, epidemiology, and environmental health with a special focus on population health intervention research. The journal therefore contributes to improving the health of populations and reducing health inequalities. 

Target readership is researchers, policy-makers, practitioners, academics, students, and professionals in the fields of public, global, and population health, as well as health promotion and equity.

Authors may submit original research articles, reviews, and correspondence in English or French and have the option of publishing open access. The journal’s online manuscript submission system is now accepting new submissions here.

Bill Tucker who is editorial director of social and behavioral sciences at Springer said: “We are excited about the opportunity to collaborate with the Canadian Public Health Association to publish the Canadian Journal of Public Health. The journal will be an invaluable publication in the Springer public health portfolio because it is already well established and esteemed in its field. By publishing with us, we aim to support and enhance the journal’s international profile and reach.”

Louise Potvin said: “We are excited to lead our journal into this new phase of its life cycle. This partnership with a professional publisher will help us improve our interface with authors and reviewers. Ultimately it will provide better dissemination for cutting-edge Canadian public health research.”

Ian Culbert, executive director of the Canadian Public Health Association said: “This collaboration with Springer will help the Canadian Journal of Public Health reach its full potential as a leading contributor to the growing body of evidence and knowledge about population and public health. As the only independent Canadian journal focused exclusively on population and public health, the Canadian Journal of Public Health plays a critical role in contributing to the improvement of the health of populations and the reduction of health inequalities.”

Further information

About the Canadian Public Health Association 

CPHA is the independent national voice and trusted advocate for public health, speaking up for people and populations to all levels of government. We champion health equity, social justice and evidence-informed decision-making. We leverage knowledge, identify and address emerging public health issues, and connect diverse communities of practice. We promote the public health perspective and evidence to government leaders and policy-makers. We are a catalyst for change that improves health and well-being for all.
CPHA is a national, not-for-profit, voluntary association. Our members believe in universal and equitable access to the basic conditions which are necessary to achieve health for all.

About the Canadian Journal of Public Health

The Canadian Journal of Public Health is dedicated to fostering excellence in public health research, scholarship, policy and practice. The aim of the Journal is to advance public health research and practice in Canada and around the world, thus contributing to the improvement of the health of populations and the reduction of health inequalities. CJPH publishes original research and scholarly articles submitted in either English or French that are relevant to population and public health. CJPH is an independent, peer‐reviewed journal owned by the Canadian Public Health Association.

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