Benefits of Publishing in JPHDC

The Journal of Public Health in Developing Countries (JPHDC) publishes high-quality, independently peer-reviewed research for the public health communities.  

Faster publication online

JPHDC operates an online submission system for manuscripts, speeding up the submission and refereeing process. Our online system also allows authors to view online the status of submitted articles. 

Quality and high standard of peer-review

JPHDC has a high standard of peer-review with strong Editorial Board who helps with policy and decision-making, and in some cases with choosing referees and reviewing manuscripts. 

Wide readership

JPHDC is available online adding speed and visibility to authors' research papers. Our open access policy ensures that anyone with online access can read your article. 

Free e-mail alerts

JPHDC reaches a diverse range of scientific community who have signed up for free e-alerts of the table of contents of the journal, ensuring additional exposure for authors. 

Authors retain copyright, licensing the article under a Creative Commons license

This means that articles can be freely redistributed and reused as long as the article is correctly attributed. For example, a published article can be posted on a personal or institutional homepage, emailed to friends and colleagues, printed and sent to people, included in course-packs, quoted in the press, translated and further distributed as often and widely as possible. Read our full Creative Commons License policy. 

No space constraints

Publishing online means unlimited space for figures, and extensive data. 

Promotion of your articles

Articles are widely promoted through email updates, table of contents, email alerts, and postings on JPHDC homepage - all resulting in increasing levels of access for each article. You can also promote your article via your own email lists, online links, listserves, distribution at conferences, and any other innovative techniques you wish to adopt.