Pan American Journal of Public Health
|Pan American Journal of Public Health|
|Former name(s)||Bulletin of the Pan American Health Organization|
|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||Rev. Panam. Salud Publica|
|Language||English, Portuguese, Spanish|
|Publisher||Pan American Health Organization|
The Pan American Journal of Public Health (Spanish: Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública) is a peer-reviewed open-access public health journal covering research and case studies on issues of public health significance, mainly in areas related to national and local health systems, to improve the health of the peoples of the Americas. The journal is published monthly by the Pan American Health Organization, a regional office of the World Health Organization. Articles are published in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Abstracting and indexing
The journal is abstracted and indexed in PubMed, SciELO, Web of Science, Social Sciences Citation Index, Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences, EMBASE, Global Health, Tropical Diseases Bulletin, Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews, Abstracts on Hygiene and Communicable Diseases, and Review of Medical and Veterinary Entomology. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2010 impact factor of 0.762.
The journal was established in 1997. It was preceded by the Boletín Panamericano de Sanidad, established in 1922, and the Boletín de la Oficina Sanitaria Panamericana and its English-language counterpart, Bulletin of the Pan American Health Organization, launched in 1966.
Other publications of the World Health Organization:
- Bulletin of the World Health Organization
- Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal
- Human Resources for Health
- World Health Report
- Pan American Health Organization. Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública/Pan American Journal of Public Health (RPSP/PAJPH). Accessed 20 July 2011.
- Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública. "2010 Journal Citation Reports". Web of Science (Science ed.) (Thomson Reuters). 2011.
- SciELO Public Health.