Open Access Public Health Journals

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Open Access Public Health Journals

Taylor & Francis has a wide range of public health journals. Each journal has a rigorous peer review process that will validate your research, providing constructive feedback to publish the best version of your manuscript. Browse the collection of fully open access public health journals below to learn more about each journal and find the perfect home for your research.

Please remember to review the individual journal's Instructions for Authors before submitting your manuscript. If you require assistance to polish your manuscript prior to submission, Taylor & Francis provides a range of editing services to assist you.

Health Systems & Reform

Ranked 65/170 in Public, Environmental & Occupational Health with a 2019 Impact Factor of 1.980*

Health Systems & Reform (HS&R) is a MEDLINE-indexed, peer-reviewed, open access journal dedicated to bridging research, theory, and analysis with knowledge and experience in this field.

The world confronts mounting challenges — aging, chronic diseases, emerging and persistent infectious diseases, and high-cost healthcare technologies —that require innovative, equitable, and cost-effective approaches to healthcare delivery and reform. HS&R addresses these challenges as an international journal dedicated to catalyzing cross-national knowledge transfer and translation.


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Global Health Action

Ranked 57/170 in Public,Environmetal & Occupational Health with a 2019 Impact Factor of 2.162*

Global Health Action is an open access journal publishing peer-reviewed research on global health, engaging with key public health and policy issues.

The journal seeks to contribute a concrete, hands-on approach to addressing the global health challenges brought to the fore by the impact of globalization. The journal intends to generate new knowledge and evidence where it is lacking, as well as to bridge the gaps between existing knowledge and the implementation of relevant findings.


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Cogent Medicine

Cogent Medicine publishes peer-reviewed research across the full spectrum of biomedical science, and clinical research and practice. The journal welcomes experimental, translational and clinical approaches.

Our innovative intersections feature highlights relevant articles to audiences across adjacent fields of scientific, medical and social research to ensure maximum dissemination and impact for your work.


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Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters

Ranked 88/170 in Public,Environmetal & Occupational Health with a 2019 Impact Factor of 1.662*

Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters promotes sexual and reproductive health and rights globally. The SRHM journal, formerly Reproductive Health Matters (RHM), is a peer-reviewed, international publication that explores emerging, neglected and marginalized topics and themes across the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights.

SRHM publishes work that engages with fundamental dilemmas and debates in SRHR, highlighting multiple perspectives, acknowledging differences and searching for new forms of consensus. SRHM strongly encourages research that explores experiences, values, information and issues from the point of view of those whose lives are affected.


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International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being

Ranked 113/170 in Public,Environmetal & Occupational Health with a 2019 Impact Factor of 1.368*

International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being (QHW) is an Open Access peer reviewed scientific journal that acknowledges the international and interdisciplinary nature of health-related issues.

QHW aims to provide a forum for the exchange of data, knowledge, theoretical framework and methods on health and well-being, aiming to further the development and understanding of qualitative research by using rigorous qualitative methodology of significance for issues related to human health and well-being.

The journal’s focus is on empirical research, and we accept papers with both a national and/or international focus. We also welcome papers with a methodological focus and papers focusing on philosophical issues related to qualitative research in the health area.


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Journal of Market Access & Health Policy

The Journal of Market Access & Health Policy is the official journal of the Market Access Society. JMAHP aims to link all components that impact “market access” and provide a convergent and broader perspective in a single, specialized journal. This publication serves as a reference desk for industry, regulators and academics who, due to the open access nature of the journal, have free and immediate access to innovative research articles, discussion papers for best practices and valuable guidelines.

JMAHP approaches “market access” as a multidisciplinary field spanning not only economic but also technical, scientific, sociological, psychological and policy perspectives. The journal welcomes reviews, original research, perspectives and editorials on health economics and outcomes research, policy and the market-access industry.


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International Journal of Circumpolar Health

Ranked 126/170 in Public,Environmetal & Occupational Health with a 2019 Impact Factor of 1.217*

The International Journal of Circumpolar Health is published by Taylor & Francis on behalf of the Circumpolar Health Research Network [CircHNet].

The journal follows the tradition initiated by its predecessor, Arctic Medical Research, and specializes in circumpolar health. It provides a forum for many disciplines, including the biomedical sciences, social sciences and humanities as they relate to human health in high latitude environments. The journal has a particular interest in the health of indigenous peoples. It is a vehicle for dissemination and exchange of knowledge among researchers, policy makers, practitioners and those they serve.


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