About the Journal

Journal of Public Health and Emergency

Aims and Scope

Journal of Public Health and Emergency (J Public Health Emerg; JPHE; jphe.amegroups.com; ISSN: 2520-0054) is an open access, international, peer-reviewed online journal. It publishes original research articles and reviews on public health and emergency, including health improvement, health protection, service improvement, acute injury, sudden illness, etc. It aims to advance the research, policy, practice, and education of public health and emergency medicine. JPHE is indexed and covered by Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).

We accept Original Articles as well as Review Articles, Editorials and other articles listed in the Author Instructions. All the submission and review process are managed through OJS system, an electronic system that ensures a rapid turnaround of manuscripts from submission to publication.

JPHE is sponsored by

Jiangsu Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention (JSCDC)

JPHE is co-sponsored by

Nanjing Prevention and Treatment Center for Occupational Diseases (NJCOD)
Changzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CZCDC)
Jiangyin Center for Disease Control and Prevention (JYCDC)
Suzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention (SZCDC)
Zhangjiagang Center for Disease Control and Prevention (ZJGCDC)
SIP Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (SIPCDC)
Suzhou New District Center for Disease Control and Prevention (SNDCDC)
SKYTE Testing Services

Indexing and Archiving

Journal of Public Health and Emergency is indexed and covered by

Digital Preservation

Information for Authors

JPHE is a member of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and it follows the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)'s guidelines and the ICMJE recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journal.

Manuscripts submitted must be the original work of the author(s) and must not be published previously or under consideration for publication elsewhere.

Submission Turnaround Time

  • In-house review: 1-3 weeks
  • External peer review: 1-3 months
  • Publication Ahead of Print: within 1 month after being accepted
  • Formal publication: within 1-3 months after being accepted. Original Articles are listed as priority.

Publication Schedule

Published continuously from Jan 2017 to Dec. 2021, JPHE now follows a quarterly publication model (March, June, September, December).

Open Access Statement

Journal of Public Health and Emergency is a peer reviewed, open access journal. All content of the journal is published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial- NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for all to read, download, copy and distribute as defined by the applied license.

Free access and usage
Permitted third party reuse is defined by the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license. This license allows users to copy and distribute the article, provided:

  • this is not done for commercial purposes and further does not permit distribution of the Article if it is changed or edited in any way.
  • the user gives appropriate credit (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI) and provides a link to the license but not in an any way implying that the licensor is endorsing the user or the use of the work.
  • no derivatives including remix, transform, or build upon the material was allowed for distribution.
The full details of the license are available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/


For open access publishing, this journal uses an exclusive licensing agreement. Authors will transfer copyright to JPHE, but will have the right to share their article in the same way permitted to third parties under the relevant user license, as well as certain scholarly usage rights.

For any inquiry/special circumstance on the copyright, commercial usage or adaptation of JPHE articles, please contact: permissions@amegroups.com

For reprint order, please contact: sales@amegroups.com

Support for Authors to Comply with Funding Body Mandates

We work with authors of research articles supported by funding bodies with open access mandates to ensure that authors can meet their funders’ requirements for public access to research results.

In addition, we offer further support for authors who are required to comply with funding body mandates, including but not limited to:

Editorial Office

Email: jphe@amegroups.com

Publisher Information

JPHE is published by AME Publishing Company.
Address: Flat/RM C 16F, Kings Wing Plaza 1, NO. 3 on Kwan Street, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong, China.

Updated on March 25, 2024