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Call for papers: Implementation of cancer strategies in primary care: Addressing global disparities

Submission Status: Open until 15 May 2024
We are calling for submissions to our Collection guest edited by Dr Tanimola Martins and Dr Suzanne Scott.

Call for papers: Addressing public health concerns in incarceration and community corrections

Submission Status: Open until 31 May 2024
We are calling for submissions to our Collection guest edited by Dr Ingrid Binswanger and Dr Charlie Brooker.

Call for papers: Advances in sexual and gender-based violence prevention at institutions of higher education

Submission Status: Open until 21 June 2024
We are calling for submissions to our Collection guest edited by Dr Mercilene Machisa and Dr Jennifer Wagman.

Call for papers: Making health care more accessible, acceptable, and sustainable to migrants and refugees

Submission Status: Open until 7 September 2024
We are calling for submissions to our Collection guest edited by Dr Wen Chen.

Identifying people with tuberculosis

Explore all the content in our collection 'Identifying people with tuberculosis and linking to care: finding the missing millions', guest-edited by Rachael Burke and Finn McQuaid.

Join us as an Editorial Board Member

We are recruiting Editorial Board Members with expertise across all areas of our scope to join us at BMC Global and Public Health. Reach out and apply.

  1. Authors: Rhoda K. Wanyenze, Tobias Alfvén, Rawlance Ndejjo, Nina Viberg, Karin Båge, Charles Batte, Daniel Helldén, Helena Lindgren, Roy William Mayega, Grace Ndeezi, Stefan Swartling Peterson, Barnabas Nawangwe and Ole Petter Ottersen

  2. Authors: C. Wendy Spearman, Monique I. Andersson, Bisi Bright, Pantong M. Davwar, Hailemichael Desalegn, Alice Nanelin Guingane, Asgeir Johannessen, Kenneth Kabagambe, Maud Lemoine, Philippa C. Matthews, Gibril Ndow, Nicholas Riches, Yusuke Shimakawa, Roger Sombié, Alexander J. Stockdale, Jantjie J. Taljaard…

Meet our Editorial Board Members and Guest Editors

Read our launch editorial and these Q&As with 4 members from our editorial board and with our guest editors for a collection on identifying people with tuberculosis and linking to care:

Introducing BMC Global and Public Health

Meet the editorial board members: Angeline Ferdinand and Michael Murray

Meet the editorial board members: Stephanie Lo and Robert Paulino-Ramírez

Identifying people with tuberculosis and linking to care: finding the missing millions — meet the guest editors

Aims and scope

BMC Global and Public Health publishes impactful research, key advances and expert opinion in all areas of global and public health. The journal aims to promote health and well-being, to advance health equity and policy making, and to connect and support the global and public health communities around the world. Areas of interest of the journal include disease epidemiology, population health, health equity, environmental and occupational health, health policy, reproductive, maternal and child health, oral health, mental health and social determinants of health. In order to engage the communities in open discussion, the journal publishes a unique set of high-impact content including Research, Systematic Reviews, Registered Reports, as well as Reviews, Comments, Forums, Perspectives and Matters Arising.

Call for Papers

Implementation of cancer strategies in primary care: Addressing global disparities
Submission Status: Open until 15 May 2024
Submit to our Collection guest edited by Dr Tanimola Martins and Dr Suzanne Scott.

Addressing public health concerns in incarceration and community corrections
Submission Status: Open until 31 May 2024
Submit to our Collection guest edited by Dr Ingrid Binswanger and Dr Charlie Brooker.

Advances in sexual and gender-based violence prevention at institutions of higher education
Submission Status: Open until 21 June 2024
Submit to our Collection guest edited by Dr Mercilene Machisa and Dr Jennifer Wagman.

Making health care more accessible, acceptable, and sustainable to migrants and refugees
Submission Status: Open until 7 September 2024
Submit to our Collection guest edited by Dr Wen Chen.

Epidemiology of travel-related and tropical infectious diseases
Submission Status: Open until 7 September 2024
Submit to our Collection guest edited by Dr Shanti Narayanasamy and Dr Asma Sohail.

Health financing to advance universal health coverage and health equity – challenges and novel approaches
Submission Status: Open until 15 September 2024
Submit to our Collection guest edited by Dr Samir Garg.

Epidemiology of neglected tropical diseases
Submission Status: Open until 20 September 2024
Submit to our Collection guest edited by Dr Rachel Pullan.

Digital interventions, services, and applications for reducing global health gaps in disadvantaged populations
Submission Status: Open until 20 September 2024
Submit to our Collection guest edited by Dr Dustin S. Gibson and Dr Binyam Tilahun.

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Peer Review Taxonomy

This journal is participating in a pilot of NISO/STM's Working Group on Peer Review Taxonomy, to identify and standardize definitions and terminology in peer review practices in order to make the peer review process for articles and journals more transparent. Further information on the pilot is available here

The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

  • Identity transparency: Single anonymized
  • Reviewer interacts with: Editor
  • Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

We welcome your feedback on this Peer Review Taxonomy Pilot. Please can you take the time to complete this short survey.

Annual Journal Metrics

2022 Speed
10 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)