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Aims and scope

Global Health Research and Policy is an open access, multidisciplinary journal that publishes topic areas and methods addressing global health questions. These include various aspects of health research, such as health equity, health systems and policy, social determinants of health, disease burden, population health and other urgent and neglected global health issues.

Global Health Research and Policy aims to provide a forum for high quality researches on exploring regional and global health improvement and the solution for health equity.

Information for authors

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

Zongfu Mao, Wuhan University, China
Xinguang Chen, University of Florida, USA

Deputy Editor-in-chief
Hao Li, Wuhan University, China

Managing Editor
Don Eliseo Lucero-Prisno III, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

Editorial Director
Hao Li, Wuhan University, China


2017 Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    74.2 days from submission to first decision
    157.4 days from submission to acceptance
    18.7 days from acceptance to publication