Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

International Journal of Preventive Medicine is an open-access peer-reviewed publication with international Editorial Board members. The journal aims to serve as a focal point for debates and exchange of knowledge and experience in the entire field of preventive medicine among researchers in a global context. By considering the primordial, primary, secondary and tertiary levels of prevention, it publishes original papers, short communications, reviews, case reports and letters to Editor from basic, clinical and public health studies in the area of preventing non-communicable and communicable diseases as well as the promotion of individual and community health. Of particular emphasis are papers that address applied research studies that aim to promote health, to preserve health, to retard the progress of the disease and disability, to restore health by rehabilitation, and to minimize suffering and distress.

The Commission for Accreditation and Improvement of Iranian Medical Journals of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education has approved the International Journal of Preventive Medicine and accredited it as Scientific Research Medical Journal.

 

Section Policies

Editorial

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Review Article(s)

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Original Article(s)

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Case Report(s)

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Brief Communication

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Letter(s) to Editor

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What is New in Preventive Medicine?

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Report

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Some World Days

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International Conferences

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Peer Review Process

All manuscripts are considered to be confidential. They are peer-reviewed by at least 3 anonymous reviewers selected by the Editorial Board. Reviews’ comments will be discussed by the Editorial Board, and then they will be sent to the corresponding author to consider the necessary actions and responses. The revised manuscript will then evaluated by the Editorial Board, and the final decision will be sent to the corresponding author.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.