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Perspectives in Public Health

Formerly Journal of the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health

Honorary Editor:
Bournemouth University, UK
Deputy editor:
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
Editorial Office:
Royal Society for Public Health
Royal Society for Public Health

Published in Association with Royal Society for Public Health

2013 Impact Factor: 1.035
2013 Ranking: 100/143 in Public, Environmental & Occupational Health (SSCI)
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

Perspectives in Public Health is an indexed bi-monthly, multidisciplinary public health journal with a truly international scope. Indexed in MEDLINE and ISI, Perspectives in Public Health publishes original peer-reviewed articles, literature reviews and research papers, and opinion pieces on all aspects of the science, philosophy, and practice of health promotion and public health, as well as news and features.

"Perspectives in Public Health is essential reading for all those who have an interest in health and health promotion." Baroness Sally Greengross OBE, Co-Chair, Alliance for Health and the Future

"The strength of this journal is its multidisciplinary nature- not only is it informative for subjects relating directly to my profession, but it also keeps me up-to-date with what is happening in different fields." Professor Raman Bedi, Chief Dental Officer for England

"Perspectives in Public Health provides a good mix between news coverage on health issues and academic papers- the issues discussed are broad, topical and interesting" Martin Habell, Architect and Director of Maybourne Projects

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This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

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Institutional, Single Print Issue £61.00
Individual Single Print Issue £31.00
Frequency: Published 6 times a year eISSN: 1757-9147 ISSN: 1757-9139
Months of Distribution: January , March , May , July , September , November Current Volume: 135 Current Issue: 1
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