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Natalie Pafitis, BMC

Assistant Editors

Megan Barling, BMC

Maxine Dillon, BMC

John Feigelson, BMC

NEW COLLECTION Call for content: Food security and food systems

BMC Public Health has launched a new collection in support of Sustainable Development Goal 2 which welcomes submissions that contribute to our understanding towards achieving the provision of access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to all people. For more information on the collection and Guest Editors read here.

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Supporting SDG3: Good Health and Well-Being

BMC Public Health is committed to playing a role in advancing progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including SDG3, by supporting researchers in disseminating their related work and showcasing this to assist policy-makers, governments and humanitarian organizations in making research-backed decisions to advance the international well-being agenda.

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Lessons from the field: Confronting the challenges of health research in humanitarian crises

A collection of articles published across Conflict and Health and BMC Public Health commissioned by the Fogarty International Center of the U.S. National Institutes of Health features analyses of the experiences of teams conducting research in the context of different humanitarian crises.

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Supporting equity in academic publishing

New Content ItemAt BMC, we strive to be inclusive and provide equal opportunities to authors based in low- and middle-income countries who might face challenges in publishing their work. Follow us here for guidance on submitting your research to the BMC Series and get in touch with feedback on what else we can do to help move to a more equitable publishing system.

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Aims and scope

BMC Public Health is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on the epidemiology of disease and the understanding of all aspects of public health. The journal has a special focus on the social determinants of health, the environmental, behavioral, and occupational correlates of health and disease, and the impact of health policies, practices and interventions on the community. BMC Public Health does not publish clinical research: this should be submitted to the relevant BMC Series medical journal.

The journal welcomes submissions in over 20 broad areas of public health research

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Call for papers

Air pollution and health
Guest Editors: Hualiang Lin, Om Kurmi, Bing-Fang Hwang
The collection will remain open until further notice

Food security and food systems
Guest Editors: Sherly Hendriks, Hirotsugu Aiga, Tarra Penney
The collection will remain open until further notice

BMC Series Focus Issues

April: Our Changing Environment

In preparation for Earth Day on 22nd April, the BMC Series presents a focus issue on Our Changing Environment, highlighting research from across the journals on climate change, conservation, pollution, and the impact of environmental changes on human health and disease.

March: Rare diseases

With the 28th of February marking World Rare Diseases day, the BMC Series this month looks at highlighting research on the Rare diseases that together affect around 10% of the population. Read the full collection of articles here.

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