The quarterly journal, Slovenian Journal of Public Health, is published by the National Institute of Public Health Slovenia since 1962. It is published as a scientific journal with English abstracts since 2003 and since 2014 in English language only.
The journal mission is to promote new achievements in the broad field of public health in Slovenia and Central and South East Europe. Slovenian Journal of Public Health publishes internationally oriented articles and encourages interdisciplinary approach to public health. The journal is intended as a source for the exchange of new public health concepts and solutions between the researches from Central and South East Europe countries.
The scope of Slovenian Journal of Public Health are all specific issues in public health, i.e. includes primary care, prevention of communicable and noncommunicable diseases, health promotion, environmental and occupational health, organization and management in public health, social and economical aspects of public health in Central and South East Europe.
The journal publishes mainly original research and scientific papers, rarely also study protocols, systematic reviews and original invited editorials.
The articles are submitted to a peer review process done by at least three international reviewers from different areas of public health. The process is double-blinded, fast, fair and constructive.
Slovenian Journal of Public Health has IF since 2011: IF(2011)=0.452, IF(2012)=0.163, IF(2013)=0.732, IF(2014)=0.417, IF(2015)=0.203, IF(2016)=0.429, IF(2017)=0.620, IF(2018)=1.074, IF(2019)=1.097.
Why subscribe and read
- premier source of high quality public, environmental and occupational, health research from Central and Eastern Europe, articles in English, all abstracts in English and Slovenian,
- free on-line access through the journal website.
- 60 years tradition in publishing scientific articles in all areas of public, environmental and occupational health,
- fast, fair and constructive peer review,
- promotion of each published article (Web of Science, ProQuest, Scopus, CAB Abstract, Global Health, The Summon, PubMed Central, PubMed),
- language-correction services for English and Slovenian language.
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Igor Švab, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Slovenia
Director: Milan Krek, National Institute of Public Health, Slovenia
Saša Zupanič, National Institute of Public Health, Slovenia
Tit Albreht, National Institute of Public Health, Slovenia
Darja Barlič Maganja, University of Primorska, Faculty of Health Sciences, Slovenia
Marjan Bilban,Institute of Occupational Safety, Slovenia
Ivan Eržen, National Institute of Public Health, Slovenia
Zalika Klemenc Ketiš, University of Maribor, Faculty of Medicine, Slovenia
Ksenija Rener-Sitar, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Mitja Kos, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Pharmacy, Slovenia
Alenka Kraigher, National Institute of Public Health, Slovenia
Ada Hočevar Grom, National Institute of Public Health, Slovenia
Rado Pišot, University of Primorska, Science and Research Centre of Koper, Slovenia
Valentina Prevolnik Rupel, Institute for Economic Research, Slovenia
Mojca Gabrijelčič Blenkuš, National Institute of Public Health, Slovenia
Tanja Kamin, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Slovenia
Sara Atanasova, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Slovenia
Lijana Zaletel-Kragelj, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Slovenia
Brigita Skela Savič, Angela Boškin Faculty of Health Care Jesenice, Slovenia
Genc Burazeri, Maastricht University, The Netherlands, University of Medicine Tirana, Albania
Birgit Babitsch, Universität Osnabrück, Germany
Jadranka Božikov, Institute of Public Health dr. Andrija Štampar, Zagreb, Croatia
Niek Klazinga, University of Amsterdam, Department of Social Medicine, The Netherlands
Jan de Maeseneer, University of Ghent, Belgium
Reinhard Burger, Robert Koch Institute, Germany
Björn Hibell, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Sweden
David M. Salisbury, Immunisation Department of Health, London, UK
Debbie Tolson, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
John E. Morley, Saint Louis University, USA
Josep Figueras, WHO European Centre on Health Policy, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Belgium
Lynne Friedli, mental health promotion specialist, UK
Eva Kralikova, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic
Douglas Crews, OSU Department of Anthropology, Columbus, USA
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Slovenian Journal of Public Health
National Institute of Public Health
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Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
01-811 Warsaw, Poland
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Open Access Statement
The journal is an Open Access journal that allows a free unlimited access to all its contents without any restrictions upon publication to all users.