History and Indexing

    TheThai Journal of Public Healthis a peer-reviewed journal, which was founded by the Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, in 1970, under the nameJournal of Public Health. It operates a double-blind peer review process. The nameThai Journal of Public Healthwas adopted starting from volume 49, issue number 3 (Sep-Dec 2019). The journal is currently listed in the Thai-Journal Citation Index Center (TCI) and is striving to achieve Scopus indexing by 2022. It was first registered on the TCI in 2012 and is classified under TCI Tier 1.  The journal was also invited to the Asian Citation Index (ACI) in 2016. From 2019 to 2021, 27% of publications were from authors affiliated with the Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, in contrast with 73% from authors affiliated with other Mahidol University faculties or other institutions. Almost 9% of articles had authors affiliated with institutions outside of Thailand. Its Thai Journal Impact Factor has trebled in the last 5 years. The most recently available Thai Journal Impact Factor for the journal was 0.345 (2018).

    Aim and Scope

    TheThai Journal of Public Health is focused on all disciplines of public health:

    - Microbiology

    - Parasitology and entomology

    - Biostatistics

    - Public health administration

    - Nutrition and dietetics

    - Food science for health

    - Sanitary engineering

    - Occupational health and safety

    - Public health nursing

    - Environmental health

    - Family health

    - Community health

    - Epidemiology

    - Health promotion and disease prevention

    - Health education and behavioral sciences

    All articles must be able to demonstrate that the work can benefit the general public by furthering the understanding of public health issues and by demonstrating its application to the advancement of public health. The public health implications of findings must be made clear, and the work must be of interest to public health professionals and others who are engaged in the field of public health.

    Publication Frequency

    3 issues per year: Jan-Apr, May-Aug, Sep-Dec, each containing 8 articles.

    Advertising and Marketing Policies

    We do not accept adverts for publication either in the journal or on the journal's website.

    Last Updated: May 9, 2022