Updates in Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Updates in Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Updates in Public Health and Preventive Medicine is a new open access and open peer review* journal aiming to serve as a platform for researchers to explore enhanced exchange of scientific literature in the fields of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. Open Peer Review allows immediate publication with transparency in peer review processing and avoids editorial bias.

Full-length research papers, short research papers (notes), reviews, Letters to the Editor, Observation articles and Null/Negative results as well are considered for publication, which could favor science.

Scope
  • Behavioral Health
  • Community Health
  • Occupational Health
  • Healthcare Policies
  • Alternative Therapies in Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Economics
  • Health Education
  • Various relevant specialties of Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Notification: Call for Papers

Researchers are cordially invited to contribute manuscripts for our upcoming issue of the journal. You may send your manuscripts as an Email attachment to publichealth@oprscience.org


  • AlaaEddeen Seufi Mohamed, Department of Biology,  College of Science,  AlJouf University, KSA
  • Samuel Chng Chong Wei, University of Exeter Medical School, UK
  • Fatma H Galal, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Egypt
  • Tariku Laelago Ersado, Department of health extension, Hossana College of health sciences, Ethiopia
  • Kristina Seke, Institute of Public Health of Serbia, Serbia
  • Anna Odone, Department of Biomedical, Biotechnological and Translational Sciences, University of Parma, Italy
  • Kedar Mehta, GMERS Medical College, India
  • Kalpita Shringarpure, Medical College (Baroda), India
  • Shulan He, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Public Health, Ningxia Medical University, China
  • Yoomi Jung, Korea Armed Forces Nursing Academy, South Korea
  • José María Huerta, CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Spain
  • Rotar Pavlic Danica, Department of Family Medicine, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Bader Hamza Shirah, King Abdullah International Medical Research Centre, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, KSA
  • Doaa Shokry Abd El-khalek El-Emam, Public Health and Community Medicine department, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt
  • Sutapa Bandyopadhyay Neogi, Indian Institute of Public Health-Delhi (IIPH-D), Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), India
  • Márcia M Dantas Cabral de Melo, Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), Brazil
  • Rusli Bin Nordin, Monash University, Malaysia
  • Nihaya A Al-Sheyab, Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Jordan
  • L Eduardo Ayala-Morillas, Department of Preventive Medicine, Hospital Clínico Universitario San Carlos, Spain
  • Vesna Ambarkova, University St. Cyril and Methodius, Republic of Macedonia
  • Milica Vučurović, Institute of Public Health of Serbia “Dr Milan Jovanovic Batut”, Serbia
  • Aristides M Machado-Rodrigues, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • Emanuel Passos, University of Porto, Portugal
  • Enrique Villarreal Ríos, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Mexico
  • Giustino Varrassi, Ludes University, Switzerland
  • San-Lin You, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
  • Vesna Ambarkova, University St. Cyril and Methodius, Macedonia
  • Lucía Azócar Aedo, Universidad San Sebastián, Chile
  • Siew Yim Loh, University Malaya, Malaysia
  • Mamdouh M El-Bahnasawy, Military Medical Academy, Egypt
  • Edita Černy Obrdalj, University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Siti Munira Yasin, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Zaliha Ismail, Universiti Teknologi MARA , Malaysia
  • John Murtagh, Monash University, Australia
  • Hur Hassoy, Ege University, Turkey
  • Camila Marinelli Martins, São Paulo University, Brazil
  • Maysaa YK Nemer, International Modern Arabic School, Malaysia
  • Irma Casas, University of Barcelona, Spain
  • Izabela Rydlewska-Liszkowska, Uniwersytet Medyczny, Poland
  • Yaman Walid Kassab, Cyberjaya University, Malaysia
  • Khalid Al Aboud, King Faisal Hospital, KSA
  • Vitale Ksenija, University in Zagreb, Croatia
  • Sandul Yasobant, Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar, India
  • Mohamed El-Helaly, Mansoura University, Egypt
  • Pritam Kaur Sidhu, Kansas State University, USA
  • Yaser Younes Salman Issa, Department of Environmental Health, Hebron Public Health Directorate, Palestine
  • MS Basher, Mymensingh Medical College, Bangladesh
  • Ramesh Omranipour, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
  • Xiao Ke Wang, Jilin University, China
  • Geraldine FH McLeod, Christchurch Health and Development Study, New Zealand
  • Mohamed El-Helaly, Mansoura Universit, Egypt
  • Peter L Nara, Biological Mimetics Inc., USA
  • Selda Fatma  Bülbül, Kırıkkale University, Turkey
  • Angela Di Pietro, Department of Biomedical and Dental Sciences and Morphofunctional Imaging, University of Messina, Italy
  • Anthony Wai-Leung, School of Public Health, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong
  • Peng Luo, Southern Medical University, China
  • Tanmoy Rana. West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences, India
  • Marco Verani, Laboratory of Hygiene and Environmental Virology, Department of Biology, Italy
  • Mariana Matera Veras, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Kumar Gaurav, Public Health Foundation of India, India
Dementia: A Public Health Challenge
Editorial     Open Access
Dementia: A Public Health Challenge
Di Pietro A
Updates Public Health Prev Med. (2017) 1: 1.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: January 18, 2017 Accepted: January 30, 2017 Published: February 16, 2017
Being an Adolescent with Chronic Diseases: Is Quality of Life Possible in School-Related and Other Contexts? Highlights from the HBSC Study (Version 2, Approved)
Research Article     Open Access
Being an Adolescent with Chronic Diseases: Is Quality of Life Possible in School-Related and Other Contexts? Highlights from the HBSC Study [Version 1, 1 Approved with Reservations]
Teresa Santos, Cristiana Brito, Cátia Branquinho, Diana Frasquilho, Dibia Pacoricona, Emmanuelle Godeau and Margarida Gaspar de Matos
Updates Public Health Prev Med. (2017) 1: 2.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: January 28, 2017 Accepted: February 24, 2017 Published: February 28, 2017
Open Peer Review Status: 1 Approved with Reservations
Last Updated: March 20, 2017

Reviewer: Luo Peng, Zhujiang Hospital of Southern Medical University, China        Download Review Report     Author Response
Submission Date: March 20, 2017

Updates Public Health Prev Med. (2017) 1: 2.2
Revised Submission [Version 2, Approved]         Download PDF
Received: May 05, 2017 Accepted: May 24, 2017 Published: June 10, 2017

Similar Prevalence of Anti-Leptospira Antibodies in Domestic Dogs from Urban and Rural Areas in Southern Chile: A Public Health Concern (Version 1, 1 Approved with Reservations)
Research Article     Open Access
Similar Prevalence of Anti-Leptospira Antibodies in Domestic Dogs from Urban and Rural Areas in Southern Chile: A Public Health Concern [Version 1, 1 Approved with Reservations]
L Azócar-Aedo, G Monti and R Jara
Updates Public Health Prev Med. (2017) 1: 3.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: January 30, 2017 Accepted: February 26, 2017 Published: March 05, 2017
Open Peer Review Status: 1 Approved with Reservations
Last Updated: April 05, 2017

Reviewer: Geraldine McLeod, University of Otago, New Zealand        Download Review Report
Submission Date: April 05, 2017

Translation Research Results to Directive (Version 1, Awaiting Peer Review)
Research Article     Open Access
Translation Research Results to Directive [Version 1, Awaiting Peer Review]
Enrique Villarreal-Ríos, Miguel Ángel Villatoro- Padilla, Lilian Galicia-Rodríguez, Emma Vargas-Daza, Lidia Martínez-González, Verónica Escorcia-Reyes and Laura Alicia Cu-Flores
Updates Public Health Prev Med. (2017) 1: 9.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: March 16, 2017 Accepted: March 28, 2017 Published: April 08, 2017
Open Peer Review Status: Awaiting Peer Review

Management of Patients with Epilepsy in Dental Office
Editorial     Open Access
Management of Patients with Epilepsy in Dental Office
Ambarkova Vesna
Updates Public Health Prev Med. (2017) 1: 10.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: March 28, 2017 Accepted: April 20, 2017 Published: April 27, 2017
Awareness-Raising on Air Quality and Health Effects in Primary School Children by Using MAPEC_LIFE Study Educational Package: Preliminary Data (Version 2, Approved)
Research Article     Open Access
Awareness-Raising on Air Quality and Health Effects in Primary School Children by Using MAPEC_LIFE Study Educational Package: Preliminary Data [Version 2, Approved]
Marco Verani, Annalaura Carducci, Gabriele Donzelli, Giacomo Palomba, Beatrice Casini, Elisabetta Ceretti, Claudia Zani, Elisabetta Carraro, Sara Bonetta, Francesco Bagordo, Tiziana Grassi, Milena Villarini, Umberto Gelatti and the MAPEC_ LIFE Study Group
Updates Public Health Prev Med. (2017) 1: 11.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: April 21, 2017 Accepted: May 05, 2017 Published: May 10, 2017
Open Peer Review Status: 1 Approved, 1 Approved with Reservation
Reviewer: Zaliha Ismail, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia        Download Review Report
Submission Date: June 15, 2017
Reviewer: Mohamed El-Helaly, Mansoura University, Egypt        Download Review Report       Author Response
Submission Date: June 22, 2017

Updates Public Health Prev Med. (2017) 1: 11.2
Revised Submission [Version 2, Approved]         Download PDF
Received: July 18, 2017 Accepted: August 17, 2017 Published: October 10, 2017

Treacher-Collins Syndrome
Editorial     Open Access
Treacher-Collins Syndrome
Ambarkova Vesna
Updates Public Health Prev Med. (2017) 1: 12.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: June 30, 2017 Accepted: July 04, 2017 Published: July 07, 2017
Ensuring Data Quality for Informed Decision Making
Editorial     Open Access
Ensuring Data Quality for Informed Decision Making
Tariku Laelago
Updates Public Health Prev Med. (2017) 1: 13.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: July 10, 2017 Accepted: July 14, 2017 Published: July 19, 2017
The Construction and Significance of New Medical Internship Management Network System
Editorial     Open Access
The Construction and Significance of New Medical Internship Management Network System
Oudong Xia, Yating Chen, Tszhei Fong, Wenjie Guo and Peng Luo
Updates Public Health Prev Med. (2017) 1: 14.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: August 24, 2017 Accepted: September 04, 2017 Published: September 11, 2017

Article Processing Charge (APC) of USD 500/Manuscript is charged for articles accepted for publication. APC supports the journal to cover production, maintenance and administrative expenses.

50% discount in the Article Processing Charges (APC) is provided for articles, where the editorial board member is the corresponding author.

Additional discounts/waivers are provided by evaluating case by case.