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The publication costs for Global Health Research and Policy are covered by the Global Health Institute of Wuhan University, so authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge for each article accepted for publication.

Senior editorial team

Youmei Feng, Wuhan University, China

Executive Editors-in-chief
Xinguang Chen, University of Florida, USA
Zongfu Mao, Wuhan University, China

Managing Editors
Hao Li, Wuhan University, China
Peigang Wang, Wuhan University, China

Aims and scope

Global Health Research and Policy is an open access, multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal that rapidly disseminates high quality research to improve regional and global health and promote health equity.

The journal welcomes submissions in topic areas that focus on:

  • Health equity
  • Health systems and policy
  • Global health practice
  • Social determinants of health
  • Behaviour and health
  • Health promotion
  • Population health
  • Mental health
  • Human resources in health
  • Disease burden
  • Environmental health
  • Maternal and child health
  • Aging and health care
  • Global health education
  • Health ethics
  • Other urgent and neglected global health issues


2016 Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    39 days from submission to first decision
    14 days from acceptance to publication

    378.5 Usage Factor