The following is a list of the major journals that include articles on health promotion. Where possible, Web site addresses have been provided.
American Journal of Health Promotion
This journal is written for professionals who develop and implement wellness programs in corporate, community, hospital, and academic settings and who conduct research in the field of health promotion. Editorial content includes original research, literature reviews, case studies, and practice-oriented columns addressing fitness, nutrition, stress management, health policy, and other topics. Contact MosbyYear Book, Inc., Journal Subscription Services, 11830 Westline Industrial Dr., St. Louis, MO, USA 63146-3318; telephone (800)453-4351 or (314)453-4351; fax (314)432-1158; E-mail: email@example.com.
Publishes original articles, reviews and correspondence on all aspects of practice, education, policy and research in preventive medicine and public health. Published bimonthly, it is the official journal of the American College of Preventive Medicine and the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine. In the Americas contact Journals Marketing, Oxford University Press, 2001 Evans Rd., Cary, NC 27513, USA or outside of the Americas contact Journals Marketing, Oxford University Press, Great Clarendon Street, Oxford OX2 6DP, UK.
APJCN is a peer reviewed journal published for the Asia Pacific Clinical Nutrition Society (APCNS). The aims of APCNS are to promote the education and training of clinical nutritionists in the region and to enhance the practice of human nutrition and related disciplines in their application to health and the prevention of disease. Contact Ms. Laura Shirven, 157 Clarendon St., South Melbourne, Victoria 3205, Australia FAX: +61-3-9550-5524 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The journal addresses issues of direct relevance to the health and welfare of ethnic communities, including prevention, access to and equity in health care and models of appropriate and effective care. Also covered is the expanding field of migration studies, looking at the health and welfare of refugees and asylum-seekers. Contact Carfax Publishing Limited, PO Box 25, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 3UE, UK FAX: +44 (0) 1235 401550 or Carfax Publishing Limited, 875-81 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
The European Journal of Public Health is a multidisciplinary journal aimed at attracting contributions from epidemiology, health services research, management, ethics and law, health economics, social sciences and environmental health. In the Americas contact Journals Marketing, Oxford University Press, 2001 Evans Rd., Cary, NC 27513, USA or elsewhere contact Journals Marketing, Oxford University Press, Great Clarendon Street, Oxford OX2 6DP, UK
Publishes original evaluation research, both theoretical and empirical, as well as reviews of relevant literature and overviews of developments in evaluation policy and practice. Contact Journals Subscriptions Department, SAGE Publications Inc., PO BOX 5096, Thousand Oaks, CA 91359, USA
Provides a forum for all health professionals interested or engaged in the development, implementation and evaluation of health programmes. Contact Journals Subscriptions Department, SAGE Publications Inc., PO BOX 5096, Thousand Oaks, CA 91359, USA
Formerly called Health Education Quarterly. Empirical research, case studies, program evaluations and review articles directed at researchers and/or practitioners in health behaviour and health education. Contact Journals Subscriptions Department, SAGE Publications Inc., PO BOX 5084, Thousand Oaks, CA 91359, USA
Papers highlight innovations from various sectors including education, health services, employment, legislation, the media, industry and community networks. Articles describe not only theories and concepts, research projects and policy formulation, but also planned and spontaneous activities, organizational change, and social development. In the Americas contact Journals Marketing, Oxford University Press, 2001 Evans Rd., Cary, NC 27513, USA and elsewhere contact Journals Marketing, Oxford University Press, Great Clarendon Street, Oxford OX2 6DP
Published four times a year by the International Pediatric Association, in collaboration with the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The primary purpose of the journal is to provide a forum for an up-to-date exchange of ideas, information, and events about all aspects of the health and well-being of children worldwide. Contact International Pediatric Association Department of Pediatrics (Rm. 4-8104), University of Rochester School of Medicine 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642-8777 U.S.A.
Publishes material of interest to an international readership of nurses and others interested in nursing topics. In the Americas contact Elsevier Science Regional Sales Office, Customer Support Department, P.O. Box 945, New York, N.Y., 10159-0945, U.S.A. Tel: (+1) 212-633-3730 (Toll Free number for North-American customers: 1-888-4ES-INFO (437-4636) Fax: (+1) 212-633-3680 E-mail: email@example.com. In Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe contact Elsevier Science Regional Sales Office, Customer Support Department, P.O. Box 211, 1000 AE Amsterdam, The Netherlands Tel: (+31) 20-485-3757 Fax: (+31) 20-485-3432 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
An internet-based journal maintained by the Health Promotion Unit of Monash University, Australia. A very broad scope with an emphasis on innovative approaches to contemporary health issues and research that addresses health issues of vulnerable groups. The site also hosts a Journal Discussion Forum to be used to discuss articles published in the journal with a world-wide audience. Contact Dr Bridget Hsu-Hage, Monash University, Department of Medicine - MMC 246 Clayton Rd Block E Level 5, Clayton 3168, Victoria, Australia Phone: +61-3-9550-5522 Fax: +61-3-9550-5524 E-mail: Bridget.Hsu-Hage@med.monash.edu.au
Publishes articles that relate to all aspects of community health, preventive medicine, public health, medical ethics and socioeconomic issues. Contact Subscription Department, Human Sciences Press, Inc., 233 Spring Street, New York, N.Y. USA 10013-1578.
This publication focuses on health care issues relevant to all aspects of community practice - schools, homes, visiting nursing services, clinics, hospices, education, and public health administration. Provides practical information to aid nurses who must frequently make decisions and solve problems without the back-up support systems available in the hospital. Contact Journal Subscription Department, Lawrence Erlbuam Associates, Inc., 10 Industrial Avenue, Mahwah, NJ 07430-2262 USA TEL: (201) 236-9500 / FAX: (201) 236-0072 Toll-Free Ordering: 1-800-9-BOOKS-9 E-mail: email@example.com
An international journal which encompasses all aspects of epidemiology and public health. It publishes original papers, articles, reviews and short papers concerned with the study and improvement of communities worldwide. Emphasis is given to health services research and development as a proper use of epidemiology and the evaluation of health care, health services and other influences on health. Contact: BMJ Publishing Group, PO Box 299, London WC1H 9TD, UK email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Features research on the interrelationship of social marketing, shared decision-making, interpersonal and mass media communication systems, psychology, government, policy-making, and health education in the delivery of health care. Some examples of issues covered are: anti-tobacco campaigns, family planning campaigns in both industrialized and non-industrialized nations, health provider / client relations; and lobbying and advertising to influence health policy. Contact: Journal of Health Communication, Emerson College, 100 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02116 USA; phone (617) 824-7831; fax (617) 842-8912; e-mail: email@example.com
A bimonthly journal designed to stimulate interest and research in applied nutritional sciences and to disseminate information to educators and others concerned about positive practices and policies. Contact the Society for Nutrition Education, 2850 Metro Drive, Suite 416, Minneapolis, MN, USA 55425-1412
Focuses on current theory and practice within the whole spectrum of public health medicine. The journal looks in depth at the causes of disease and how to prevent ill-health and promote good health. Disease trends are also monitored, as are outbreaks of environmental hazards. The journal also covers planning, provision and evaluation of health services. In the Americas contact Journals Marketing, Oxford University Press, 2001 Evans Rd., Cary, NC 27513, USA and elsewhere contact Journals Marketing, Oxford University Press, Great Clarendon Street, Oxford OX2 6DP, UK.
This quarterly journal published by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) offers original research encompassing evaluations of model and demonstration projects to improve rural health, statistical comparisons of rural and urban differences, and mathematical models examining the use of health care services by rural residents. Summaries of recently published rural health research discuss the objectives, geographical focus, database, and methods and outcomes of the research. Contact: National Rural Health Association at One West Armour Blvd., Suite 301, Kansas City, MO, 64111 USA; (816) 756-3140; or fax to (816) 756-3144.
MCN is a clinical practice journal for maternal and child nursing that is geared toward the seasoned and/or advanced practice nurse. Contact Lippincott-Raven Publishers, P.O. Box 1600, Hagerstown, MD, USA 21741 Telephone in USA 1 (800) 777-2295, Elsewhere 1 (301) 714-2300
In January 1997, PAHO merged and redesigned the Boletín de la Oficina Sanitaria Panamericana and the Bulletin of the Pan American Health Organization to publish a new, monthly, multilingual public health journal. Includes public health information, original research, emerging trends, regional news and reports, special features, case studies, and announcements of current events of interest. Contact: Publications Program, DBI/MDS, Pan American Health Organization, 525 Twenty-third Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, USA Fax: 202.338.0869 E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
An interdisciplinary journal which explores the educational and counselling model in health care. Contact Elsevier Science, Regional Sales Office, Customer Support Department, P.O. Box 945, New York, N.Y. 10159-0945 U.S.A. Tel: (+1) 212-633-3730 (Toll Free number for North-American customers: 1-888-4ES-INFO (437-4636) Fax: (+1) 212-633-3680 E-mail: email@example.com
Contact the International Union of Health Promotion and Education, 2, rue Auguste Comte, 92170 Vanves, France
A quarterly newspaper focusing on alternatives for community economic development, environmental sustainability and social justice. Contact: Sustainable Times c/o CUSO, 1657 Barrington Street #508, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3J 2A1 TEL: (902) 423-6709 FAX: (902) 423-9736 E-Mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
A WHO magazine designed to increase public awareness and prevention of health problems. Individual issues explore a single topic or component of health from a variety of perspectives. For primary care workers in developing areas, World Health serves as a practical interpretation of new knowledge or technical advances stemming from WHO-sponsored programmes. In the industrialized world, the magazine is frequently used to highlight the principles of good health practice while communicating the reality of conditions in less privileged parts of the world. Published bimonthly in issues of 32 pages each and available in separate English, French, and Spanish editions.
A WHO journal which serves as a quarterly record of ideas, arguments, and experiences contributed by health professionals the world over. Information ranges from critiques of conventional health policies, through warnings extracted from projects that failed, to success stories illustrating the value of a new approach or technical solution. The goal is to communicate practical lessons that can bring the processes of health thinking and planning closer to real conditions in the field. Published quarterly in issues of approximately 100 pages each and available in separate Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish editions.