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The format of FJPH accommodates three types of submissions:
1. Original Academic/Scientific Research Papers – Researchbased works addressing a specific area of public health or any other general topic in health- between 3,000 and 4,500 words.
2. Structured Abstracts- for original research & systematic reviews of specific public health interest - between 500 and 3,000 words.
3. Perspectives –Reviews, Opinion pieces that analyze or discuss a recent issue or development in public health - between 250 and 2,500 words.
4. Field notes –Journal-style pieces, with a more personal voice, based on direct work in the field –between 200 and 2000 words.
Submission Procedures
5. All manuscripts should be prepared according to the guidelines below
6. The call for submissions and a description of the optional theme can be found in the Health Research web page.
7. All manuscripts should be submitted via the online submissions form on the Research web page.
Publication Eligibility
8. For each manuscript, at least one of the authors needs to be an undergraduate, medical, or graduate student at a nationally accredited institution.
9. The submitted manuscript has not been published nor will be published in another publication at the undergraduate,graduate or professional level.
10. The manuscript is the authors' own original work, and the authors are the sole authors of the manuscript.
11. The primary author is willing and able to work with FJPH editors in revising the submission if it is selected as a likely candidate for publication.
Submission Types
12. Original Scientific Research Papers – Research-based works addressing a specific area of public health or any other general topic in health
13. Abstracts – structured abstracts for original research and systematic reviews of specific public health interest.
14. Perspectives –Reviews, Opinion pieces that analyze or discuss a recent issue or development in public health
15. Field notes –Journal-style pieces, with a more personal voice, based on direct work in the field