Bulletin of the World Health Organization

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Bull. World Health Organ.
Discipline Public health
Language English, abstracts in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish
Edited by Hooman Momen
Publication details
Publisher
Publication history
1947–present
Frequency Monthly
Yes
5.302
Indexing
ISSN 0042-9686 (print)
1564-0604 (web)
LCCN 52004897
CODEN BWHOA6
OCLC no. 01588496
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The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is a monthly public health journal published by the World Health Organization that was established in 1947.[1] It aims to give public health policy and practice guidance based on the best evidence available, while encouraging closer links between scientific investigation and the art of helping populations to lead healthier lives. Articles are published in English and abstracts are available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish.[2]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The Bulletin is abstracted and indexed in Abstracts on Hygiene, Biological Abstracts, Current Contents, Excerpta Medica, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, Index Medicus/MEDLINE/PubMed, Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews, Pollution Abstracts, Science Citation Index, and Tropical Diseases Bulletin.[3] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2009 impact factor of 5.302, ranking it 7th out of 122 journals in the category "Public, Environmental & Occupational Health".[4]

See also[edit]

Other publications of the World Health Organization:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bulletin/1947-1948/". Bulletin of the World Health Organization. World Health Organization. Retrieved 2011-02-07. 
  2. ^ "Guidelines for contributors". Bulletin of the World Health Organization. World Health Organization. Retrieved 2011-02-07. 
  3. ^ "Advertisement flyer" (PDF). Bulletin of the World Health Organization. World Health Organization. Retrieved 2011-02-07. 
  4. ^ "Web of Science". 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-07. 

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