The Ethiopian Journal of Health Development

The Ethiopian Journal of Health Development is a multi and interdisciplinary platform that provides space for public health experts in academics, policy and programs to share empirical evidence to contribute to health development agenda.

We publish original research articles, reviews, brief communications and commentaries on public health issues, to inform current research, policy and practice in all areas of common interest to the scholars in the field of public health, social sciences and humanities, health practitioners and policy makers. The journal publishes material relevant to any aspect of public health from a wide range of fields: epidemiology, environmental health, health economics, reproductive health, behavioral sciences, nutrition, psychiatry, social pharmacy, medical anthropology, medical sociology, clinical psychology and wide arrays of social sciences and humanities.

The journal publishes the following types of contribution:

1) Peer-reviewed original research articles and critical or analytical reviews in any area of social public health. These papers may be up to 3,500 words excluding abstract, tables, and references. Papers below this limit are preferred.

2) Peer-reviewed short reports of research findings on topical issues or published articles of between 2000 and 4000 words.

3) Brief communications, and commentaries debatingon particular areas of focus, and published alongside, selected articles.

4) Special Issues bringing together collections of papers on a particular theme, and usually guest edited.

5) Editorial that flags critical issues of public health debate for policy, program and scientific consumption or further debate