Open Access Public health Journals

A list of Open Access Public health journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Public health is science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals

A journal article is 'open access' when there are no financial, legal or technical barriers to accessing it - that is to say when anyone can read, download, distribute, print, and search it.

This list of Public health OA journals will hopefully make it easier for you to have a better idea regarding where your want to publish your Public health manuscript.
We made this list which includes all the high-impact factor Public health journals that might be relevant to your field of study.We've made this extensive list of open access Public health journals so you can get a better overview of all the journals where you can publish open access.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Public health venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Public health journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Public health OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Public health Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Journal of health & medical economics2471-9927Scitechnol Biosoft Pvt. Ltd (OMICS)10100
Preventive medicine research2251-2632PiscoMed Publishing Pte Ltd30100
Open journal of physiology and pathophysiology2637-6946eSciPub LLC10100
Health Research Policy and Systems1478-4505Springer Nature12782337792.5Website
Polish Journal of Public Health0044-2011Medical University of Lublin73021690.8
Implementation Science1748-5908Springer Nature206411039986.3Website
BMC Public Health1471-2458Springer Nature2019847928186Website
Global Health Research and Policy2397-0642Springer Nature258248385.7Website
Israel Journal of Health Policy Research2045-4015Springer Nature686427985.7Website
Human Resources for Health1478-4491Springer Nature12353213184.6Website
International Journal of Public Health1661-8556Frontiers Media SA19893453384Website
International Journal for Equity in Health1475-9276Springer Nature21294245282.6Website
BMC Health Services Research1472-6963Springer Nature1163921675882.5Website
Addiction Science & Clinical Practice1940-0632Springer Nature761676181.1Website
BMC International Health and Human Rights1472-698XSpringer Nature5311312180Website
Substance Abuse Treatment Prevention and Policy1747-597XSpringer Nature8081356578.3Website
Harm Reduction Journal1477-7517Springer Nature9741792877.9Website
Globalization and Health1744-8603Springer Nature11222671877.5Website
Phaselis: disiplinlerarası akdeniz araştırmaları dergisi2149-7826PHASELIS31277.4Website
Health Economics Review2191-1991Springer Nature459487476.9Website
Conflict and Health1752-1505Springer Nature600871576Website
Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation1478-7547Springer Nature539967674.8Website
Population Health Metrics1478-7954Springer Nature5311813765.7Website
Archives of public health0778-7367Springer Nature16361109662.2Website
Health & Justice2194-7899Springer Nature194157361.3Website
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making1472-6947Springer Nature27535684660.7Website
Reproductive Health1742-4755Springer Nature18733399057.7Website
International Journal of Mental Health Systems1752-4458Springer Nature7781320857.3Website
Injury Epidemiology2197-1714Springer Nature390318455.9Website
International Journal of Health Geographics1476-072XSpringer Nature9543775452.3Website
Global journal of anesthesia and clinical research2637-6245eSciPub LLC2050
International journal of virology and diseases2637-6709eSciPub LLC2050
한국학교보건학회지1225-9608The Korean Society of School Health2450
International journal of natural disasters & health security2572-7540SciDoc Publishers LLC2050
ISRN Public Health (Online)2090-8008Hindawi (International Scholarly Research Network)2050
ISRN Preventive Medicine (Online)2090-8784Hindawi (International Scholarly Research Network)2050
Infectious Diseases of Poverty2049-9957Springer Nature10631750347Website
Community Service Journal of Indonesia2684-7884Akademi Keperawatan Kerta Cendekia45046.7
Public health ethics analysis2211-668010751445.8
Online Journal of Public Health Informatics1947-2579University of Illinois Libraries1670342744.6Website
Public health reviews0301-0422Springer Nature893958142.9Website
MMWR supplements2380-8942Centers for Disease Control MMWR Office262931742.4
Preventing Chronic Disease1545-1151Centers for Disease Control and Prevention35035716941.5Website
BMJ Global Health2059-7908BMJ28312682641.4Website
Chronicles of health impact assessment2475-5885IUPUI University Library27940.7Website
Sri Lanka journal of Biomedical information2012-6077Sri Lanka Journals Online5040
International journal of men's social and community health2561-9179Dougmar Publishing Group, Inc.457340Website
JMIR public health and surveillance2369-2960JMIR Publications Inc.9971381239.6Website
Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine1342-078XSpringer Nature18071813439.3Website
Emerging Themes in Epidemiology1742-7622Springer Nature237689939.2Website
Public Health Research & Practice2204-2091The Sax Institute397238837.8Website
JHE (Journal of Health Education)2528-2905Universitas Negeri Semarang24237.5Website
Jurnal kebijakan kesehatan indonesia2089-2624Universitas Gadjah Mada8737.5
South East Asia Journal of Public Health2220-9476Bangladesh Journals Online18042037.2
Biomedical Human Kinetics2080-2234De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.350106537.1Website
One health outlook2524-4655Springer Nature6831536.8Website
BMC Nutrition2055-0928Springer Nature560344936.1Website
International Journal of MCH and AIDS2161-864XGlobal Health and Education Projects, Inc. (GHEP)233125936.1Website
سواد سلامت2476-471XArmenian Green Publishing Co.284335.7
Pacific health2537-8864Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Library17335.3
Canada communicable disease report1188-4169Infectious Disease and Control Branc (IDPCB) - Public Health Agency of Canada589330434.3
Morbidity and mortality weekly report1545-8636Centers for Disease Control MMWR Office971343434
One Health2352-7714Elsevier421446833.5Website
International journal of communications and networks2637-6571eSciPub LLC3033.3
Sri Lanka journal of bio medical informatics2651-0162Sri Lanka Journals Online9033.3
International journal of scientific research in computer science and engineering2320-7639ISROSET: International Scientific Research Organization for Science, Engineering and Technology3633.3
Health policy open2590-2296Elsevier7311732.9Website
대한공공의학회지2586-2901Korean Society for Public Health and Medicine862432.6
Journal of Psychology & Clinical Psychiatry2373-6445MedCrave Group73236532
Biostatistics and epidemiology international journal2630-8525Ology Journals Kft191731.6
International journal of health policy and management2322-5939Maad Rayan Publishing Company15581231331.5Website
Global Health Action1654-9880Taylor & Francis18553314231.1Website
Tropical Medicine and Health1348-8945Springer Nature816604330.4Website
Health systems and policy research2254-9137Scitechnol Biosoft Pvt. Ltd (OMICS)549529.6
Tobacco Induced Diseases1617-9625EU European Publishing2391843229.4Website
International Journal of Research in Law, Economic and Social Sciences2656-2723Fakultas Hukum Universitas Panca Bhakti24229.2
Global journal of clinical virology2692-4749Peertechz Publications Private Limited7328.6
Public health2472-3878Openventio Publishers636428.6
Southern African journal of public health2708-9509South African Medical Association NPC7528.6
Global biosecurity2652-0036University of New South Wales7722028.6Website
Western Pacific Surveillance and Response2094-7321453269828.5Website
Malaria Journal1475-2875Springer Nature749017899227.8Website
Health promotion perspectives2228-6497Maad Rayan Publishing Company11733727.4Website
Journal of Health Population and Nutrition1606-0997Springer Nature12742830127.2Website
Health prospect2091-2021Nepal Journals Online13119926.7
Public health in practice2666-5352Elsevier29563326.4Website
Epidemiology and Society Health Review2656-6052Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Kampus 331225.8Website
International journal of statistics and analysis2248-9959Research India Publications4525
Greener Journal of Biomedical and Health Sciences2672-4529Greener Journals4225
The East and Central Africa medical journal2078-5909Kenyatta University16325
International journal of prevention and treatment2167-728XScientific and Academic Publishing82125
Journal of e-health management2165-9478IBIMA Publishing163525
Health equity2473-1242Mary Ann Liebert418207724.4Website
University of Toronto journal of public health2563-1454University of Toronto Libraries - UOTL75424
Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice2052-3211Springer Nature543288223.9Website
International journal of one health2455-5673Veterinary World725823.6Website
The Lancet. Public health2468-2667Elsevier11272693423.6Website
Health literacy research and practice2474-8307SLACK, Inc.19867123.2Website
Communicable diseases intelligence2209-6051Australian Government Department of Health21253123.1
SM preventive medicine and public health2576-4004JSMCentral LLC35722.9
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open access (OA) is a set of principles and practices through which research is freely distributed online
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
Relevance is used to quantify the level of association between a journal and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100. For example, “Brain Stimulation” has a relevance of “24” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it is somewhat related to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations show how often articles from this journal have been referenced in other works. OpenAlex is where we get this data from. Although the accuracy is debatable, it can nevertheless help you get a sense of how prestigious a journal is in general.
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How can I publish my paper on
Our aim at is to disseminate existing open access research papers. For this reason, we do not publish any papers. What we do is that once a paper has been published, we index it in so that more people can find and access a journal article.
What is an APC?
Authors usually have to pay a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) to cover the costs of peer review, publishing, and dissemination of published papers in a given journal.
What are the different Open Access types?
Different open access types are commonly described using a colour system. The most commonly recognised names are “green”, “gold”, and “hybrid” open access; however, “bronze”, “black”, and “diamond” also exist.