JPHE is officially indexed by Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)

Published: 2024-03-25

On March 20, 2024, a confirmation letter reached the editorial office of Journal of Public Health and Emergency (JPHE) that the journal met the selection criteria necessary to be included in the Emerging Sources Citation Index. Articles published in JPHE after 2022, beginning with Vol 6, will be included in Emerging Sources Citation Index (Figure 1).

Figure 1. Formal confirmation letter from Web of Science

The Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) is a citation index produced since 2015 by Thomson Reuters and now by Clarivate. According to the publisher, the index includes “peer-reviewed publications of regional importance and in emerging scientific fields” (1). Journals in ESCI have passed an initial editorial evaluation and can continue to be considered for inclusion in products such as SCIE, SSCI, and AHCI (1). All ESCI journals are indexed according to the same data standards, including cover-to-cover indexing, cited reference indexing, subject category assignment, and indexing all authors and addresses (1).

Launched in January 2017, Journal of Public Health and Emergency (J Public Health Emerg; JPHE; ISSN: 2520-0054) is an open access, international, peer-reviewed online journal (Figure 2). JPHE is sponsored by Jiangsu Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention. JPHE aims to advance the research, policy, practice, and education of public health and emergency medicine. On June 26, 2021, JPHE was accepted for inclusion in Scopus.

Figure 2. The cover of JPHE

JPHE has formed an internationalized editorial board (Figure 3) and has published 307 articles as of March 22, 2024, with corresponding authors from 45 countries (Figure 4). Its pageviews have grown steadily since 2017 (Figure 5).

Figure 3. International distribution of editorial board members

Figure 4. International distribution of corresponding authors

Figure 5. Website pageviews

JPHE would not have achieved the remarkable milestone of being included in ESCI, without the continuous support and joint efforts from our distinguishing editorial board members, guest editors, authors, reviewers, readers, and the entire editorial team. We herein would like to extend our sincere gratitude to all the contributors. No doubt we will continue to strive to publish high-quality articles and bring JPHE to the forefront.


1. "ESCI Fact Sheet" (PDF). Clarivate.

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