ISSN Print: 1949-4998
ISSN Online: 1949-5005

Call For Papers

Special Issue on Health Policy

Health policy can be defined as the "decisions, plans, and actions that are undertaken to achieve specific healthcare goals within a society". There are many categories of health policies, including global health policy, public health policy, mental health policy, health care services policy, insurance policy, personal healthcare policy, pharmaceutical policy, and policies related to public health such as vaccination policy, tobacco control policy or breastfeeding promotion policy. They may cover topics of financing and delivery of healthcare, access to care, quality of care, and health equity.

In this special issue, we intend to invite front-line researchers and authors to submit original research and review articles on Health Policy. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Global and public health policy
  • Health policy and management
  • Health leadership
  • Health systems and policy
  • Health workforce policy
  • Health economics and policy
  • Evidence-based health policy-making
  • Population health assessment and improvement
  • Health services research
  • Health care financing and reform
  • Health insurance
  • Health politics
  • Health and foreign policy
  • Health and social care
  • Mental health policy
  • COVID-19 and health policy
  • Tobacco control

Authors should read over the journal’s For Authors carefully before submission. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal’s Paper Submission System.

Please kindly notice that the “Special Issue” under your manuscript title is supposed to be specified and the research field “Special Issue – Health Policy should be chosen during your submission.

According to the following timetable:

Submission Deadline

July 28th, 2022

Publication Date

September 2022

For publishing inquiries, please feel free to contact the Editorial Assistant at

Health Editorial Office

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