Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The South Eastern European Journal of Public Health (SEEJPH) is an open-access international peer-reviewed journal involving all areas of health sciences. SEEJPH welcomes submissions of scientists and researchers from all over the world pertinent particularly to Eastern European and other transition countries in the world.

 

Section Policies

Original Research

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Review Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Short Reports

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Case studies

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Commentaries

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Letters to the editor

Checked Open Submissions Unchecked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Theses and dissertations

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Unchecked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts (original research articles, reviews, and short reports) are evaluated by two external reviewers, who are asked to rate the importance and relevance, originality and scientific added value of the manuscripts. The Editors make every effort to get the reviews done within 4 weeks after submission. SEEJPH employs a single-blind reviewing policy which implies that the names of the reviewers are not disclosed to the authors. The COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers are available at: COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers.

 

Publication Frequency

For the time being this new journal is publishing 2 Volumes per year at the end of the first and of the third quarter.

Accepted contributions are published immediately in the Current Issue.

 

Open Access Policy

SEEJPH provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Benefits of Publishing Open Access

Larger audience, Free view, downloading and printing, Increased number of citations, Articles are published rapidly, Special discounts as announced.

 

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

The South Eastern European Journal of Public Health is obliged to and acts in accordance with the codes of conduct and international standards on publication ethics and publication malpractice established by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), and available free of charge on its website (http://publicationethics.org/). For details see: http://publicationethics.org/resources/guidelines.

SEEJPH conforms to the “Uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals”, as specified by the statements of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (www.icmje.org).

SEEJPH adheres to the basic principles of the Declaration of Helsinki of the World Medical Association (http://www.wma.net/en/20activities/10ethics/10helsinki/). If human participants are involved, a statement of approval by an institutional review board (IRB) and the participants’ informed consent should be provided. If IRB approval was not obtained or sought, a short explanation is required.