Critical Public Health (CPH) is a respected peer-review journal for researchers and practitioners working in public health, health promotion and related fields. It brings together international scholarship to provide critical analyses of theory and practice, reviews of literature and explorations of new ways of working. The journal publishes high quality work that is open and … Continue reading CFS: Critical Public Health
Month: April 2012
Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action The mission of the journal is to facilitate dissemination of programs that use community partnerships to improve public health, to promote progress in the methods of research and education involving community health partnerships, and to stimulate action that will improve the health of people in communities. … Continue reading CFS: Progress in Community Health Partnerships
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Call for Papers for a Thematic Issue of Family & Community Health: Faith-Based Initiatives to Promote Health http://journals.lww.com/familyandcommunityhealth/pages/default.aspx Social scientists and theologians have noted that churches and other faith-based organizations can have a considerable impact on society and its members. Over the past decade, government-sponsored faith-based initiatives have raised the profile of faith-based organizations as … Continue reading CFS: Faith-Based Initiatives to Promote Health
Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Developing World Bioethics: Ethics and Treatment Access Activism: Courts, Health Policy and Health Economics Guest Editors: Maurice Cassier, Marilena Correa | Closing date for submissions: 15 September 2012 | http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1471-8847.2012.00317.x/abstract This Special Issue of Developing World Bioethics will focus on the emergence of ethical analyses pertaining to … Continue reading CFS: Poverty, Access to Health Care
As Monica H. Green (Professor of History, School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies, Arizona State U) recently brought to the attention of members of Medieval Medicine listserv (MEDMED): Some of you have already heard about a movement among scientists to break the stranglehold that a small number of publishers have on scientific journal publication. … Continue reading Academic Spring: A Wellcome Moment
The New York Times reports on a growing concern about researchers' misconduct and journal editors' need to retract previously published articles: The journal [Infection and Immunity] wound up retracting six of the papers from the author, Naoki Mori of the University of the Ryukyus in Japan. And it soon became clear that Infection and Immunity … Continue reading Retractions