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The International Journal of Translational Medical Research and Public Health (IJTMRPH) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal that publishes original research, review articles, field studies, and commentaries on all aspects of applied or translational medical research, global and public health.

The journal publishes papers that can be applied to global and public health practices, programs, and policies. The journal is passionate about papers that contribute to local and international efforts to improve the health of populations and save lives around the world.

IJTMRPH welcomes manuscripts that discuss application of research results to global and public health program, policy and practice. IJTMRPH is a development-oriented journal; therefore submissions from authors in, or research on, health issues affecting developing (low and middle-income) countries are particularly welcomed and will receive special consideration.

Submission and Review Timeline

IJTMRPH Editors recognize the need for rapid dissemination of high-quality papers. The journal aims, on average, to provide authors with initial feedback within 4 weeks from the date of submission. Depending on the quality of original submission, number of revisions recommended, journal’s interest, and author-responsiveness, the journal strives to publish accepted papers, on average, between 4-8 weeks from the date of submission.

Eligibility Requirements for Submissions

Authors should be faculty members or researchers with a current unrestricted full or temporary research grant from a government, foundation, or the federal or state government or university granting body and who are currently and pursuing research in any relevant area of the health sciences and technologies, including but not limited to, clinical medicine, public health, biotechnology, epidemiology, medical ethics, public health education, health informatics, pharmaceuticals, and physical sciences. For this reason, international or international or global health topics should be considered for consideration.

Authors must also submit the following information on one-page questionnaire in English: author’s name, affiliation, research title, information about the article, publication date, DOI, and primary research funding.

The deadline for all submissions is 12:00 p.m. (New York City) Eastern Standard Time on January 31, 2018.

Submitted Papers

All manuscripts must be an original work.

All papers must have a title and abstract that are 50-60 words long and have at least one short reference. The title and abstract must be in English. Authors may request a title translation. The paper must be accompanied by a one-page CV (curriculum vitae) with a list of publications in addition to three professional references. Authors should include a basic or word-for-word description of the research methodology of their submitted paper in the CV. Authors should also provide the DOI of the paper.

Authors may submit additional supporting data (documents, photographs, audio files, animation, etc) by November 23, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. (New York City) Eastern Standard Time. Please send the data to A short (60-word) evaluation in English will be received by December 8, 2017. The evaluations will inform the editor on whether the submission meets the basic eligibility requirements. A final review of the CV and paper is required by January 16, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (New York City) Eastern Standard Time.

Submitted Papers Are Published

Submitted papers are published in the journal as online documents, which include a description of the article and the DOI. The description and DOI should be in full length, legible and complete, and will be retained and included in the journal.


IJMPD is an open access journal, published with the support of the Department of Health Policy, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Published since 2002, it focuses on the development and dissemination of knowledge about health, medicine, public health, and public policy that has national or international impact and importance. Journal of International and Comparative Medicine (IJCM) is a sister publication and an international journal that focuses on the health sciences and technologies related to international and comparative medicine. IJMPD has an open access, bimonthly publication period that runs annually in January and July.

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