The format of FJPH accommodates three types of submissions:
1. Original Academic/Scientific Research Papers – Research-based works addressing a specific area of public
health or any other general topic in health- between 3,000 and 4,500 words.
2. Structured Abstracts- for original research & systematic reviews of specific public health interest – between 500 and 3,000 words.
3. Perspectives –Reviews, Opinion pieces that analyze or discuss a recent issue or development in public health – between 250 and 2,500 words.
4. Field notes –Journal-style pieces, with a more personal voice, words.
1. All manuscripts should be prepared according to the guidelines below
2. The call for submissions and a description of the optional theme can be found in the Health Research web page.
3. All manuscripts should be submitted via the online submissions form on the Research web page.
1. For each manuscript, at least one of the authors needs to be an undergraduate, medical, or graduate student at a nationally accredited institution.
2. The submitted manuscript has not been published nor will be published in another publication at the undergraduate, graduate or professional level.
3. The manuscript is the author’s own original work, and the authors are the sole authors of the manuscript.
4. The primary author is willing and able to work with FJPH editors in revising the submission if it is selected as a likely candidate for publication.
1. Original scientific Research – Research – based works addressing a specific area of public health or any other general topic in health
2. Abstracts – structured abstracts for original research and
3. Perspectives –Reviews, Opinion pieces that analyze or discuss a recent issue or development in public health
4. Field notes –Journal-style pieces, with a more personal voice, based on direct work in the field
• All manuscripts should be submitted as double-spaced, size 10, Times New Roman font in microsoft Format (.doc or .docx only).
• Do not include the name of the manuscript’s authors any pages except the title page.
Content Guidelines for Perspectives and Field Notes
Perspectives are opinion-based pieces. Field Notes take a more personal, informal tone that addresses public health work the author has done in the field. For both Perspectives and Field Notes, we are looking for submissions that address fresh and exciting developments in public health from an interdisciplinary perspective. Perspectives and Field Notes should be grounded in the preexisting literature base. For citations and references, use APA style. If tables and figures afe used, please include them at
the end of the submission
Content Guidelines for Original Academic/Scientific Research Papers Papers
The appropriate structure of Academic/scientific Research Papers varies based on the topic of the manuscript. With a few exceptions, following sections: a) Abstract, b)Introduction, c) Methods, d) Results, e) Discussion, f ) Acknowledgments and References, g) Tables and Figures.
Tables, Figures and Images
• Tables, figures and images should be the original work of the manuscript’s authors and should be included at the end of each
• Captions should describe what the table/figure/image shows and the conclusion that should be drawn.
• Labels and axes should be clearly marked and readable. all tables, figures, and images should be submitted in high resolution please.
The views and opinions expressed in FJPH do not necessarily reflect those of the Editorial Board, editorial staff, or their support organisations.