Special Issue "The World in Crisis: Current Health Issues"
A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601). This special issue belongs to the section "Health Behavior, Chronic Disease and Health Promotion".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 August 2020).
Interests: statistical methods; epidemiological study design; risk modeling; cardiovascular disease; cancer
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Interests: trauma; community mental health; ethnomedicine; HIV/AIDS
We are organizing a Special Issue on "The World in Crisis: Current Health Issues" in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. The venue is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes articles and communications in the interdisciplinary area of environmental health sciences and public health. For detailed information on the journal, we refer you to https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph.
Articles are invited on a wide range of topics including, but not limited to disaster (e.g., flood, drought, hurricanes, tsunami), child trafficking, domestic violence, sexual abuse, malnutrition, food poisoning, refugee health, overweight, diseases associated with global warming (e.g., malaria, west Nile virus, zika virus, chikungunya, dengue fever), access to health care, climate change, environment quality, disease outbreak, tobacco, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, mental health, yellow fever, meningitis, diphtheria, cholera, and pandemic influenza.
We are especially interested in manuscripts that address local, regional and international collaboration and geopolitical solutions to complex public health crises occurring throughout the world.
Dr. Jimmy T. Efird
Dr. Pollie Bith-Melander
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2300 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- Global health
- Disaster response
- Emerging infectious diseases
- Relocation and refugee health
- Food insecurity
- Trauma/mental health
- Disease surveillance
- Outbreak management
- Civil war and regional conflict
- Medical contraception
- Nutrition programmes
- Childhood water-borne disease
- Family planning and women’s health
- Long-term economic improvement
- Domestic violence/sexual abuse
- Trafficking/women’s safety
- Diarrhoeal disease control
- Child soldiers
- Social economic determinants of health
- Social health programmes
- Apartheid aftermath
- Maternal and child health
- Statistics in international health and medical research
- Political class structures and patterns of domination in health care