As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times. Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.
Announcement: COVID-19 impact on peer review
Call for Papers: Mental health impacts of COVID-19
This special collection will investigate the influence of COVID-19 on mental health across different countries. We call for articles focusing on timely concerns of COVID-19-related mental health impacts in the general population, patients infected with COVID-19, health professionals, and special groups such as children, adolescents, the elderly and patients with psychiatric disorders.Read More
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Aims and scope
Boldly situating public health and wellbeing within the dynamic forces of global development, Globalization and Health is a pioneering, transdisciplinary journal dedicated to improving the health-related decisions of researchers, practitioners, governments, civil societies, and United Nations agencies.
Globalization and Health is an inclusive journal, encouraging authors to position their studies within contemporary global debates while promoting the innovation of new possibilities for public health, globally. We are dedicated to supporting the breadth of topics and issues underpinning this emerging and divergent area of research, and welcome papers exploring how globalization processes affect health through their impacts on health systems and the social, economic, commercial, and political determinants of health.
Call for papers: ongoing collections
Mental Health Impacts of COVID-19
Edited by Runsen Chen and Yuanyuan Wang
Trade and Health
Edited by Arne Ruckert, Ashley Schram and Ronald Labonté
Innovation in health systems in low- and middle-income countries
Edited by Priya Balasubramanian, Desta Laskew, Abbas Bhuiya and Gerald Bloom
Health partnerships: an effective response to the global health agenda
Edited by Sophie Pinder
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Ronald Labonté, Editor-in-Chief
Ronald Labonté is a Professor in the School of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Ottawa, Canada, and Distinguished Research Chair in Globalization and Health Equity. His current work focuses on the political economy of trade and health, health worker migration, medical tourism, health system reform, and global health diplomacy. He chaired the Globalization Knowledge Network for the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health, consults with UN agencies, governments and civil society organizations, and is active in the Peoples’ Health Movement. He enjoyed an earlier career as a health promotion consultant working in Canada and internationally on the social determinants of health equity.
Greg Martin, Editor-in-Chief
Greg Martin is a South African doctor with an MPH and MBA. Dr Martin is currently a Specialist Registrar in Public Health Medicine in Dublin, Ireland. His previous roles have included: the Director of EMTCT at the Clinton Health Access Initiative, the Head of Science and Research at the World Cancer Research Fund and the Chief Operations Officer at UGI. Dr Martin is also the founder and host of This Week in Global Health, a weekly global health news roundup.
Annual Journal Metrics
74 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
43 days to first decision for all manuscripts
139 days from submission to acceptance
21 days from acceptance to publication
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