The Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease open access journal has announced several special calls for upcoming manuscript submissions in the area of tropical medicine and infectious pathogens. These special calls and respective deadlines include: Recent Advancements on Arthropod-Borne Infectious Diseases (February 28, 2019), The Relationship Between Poverty and Infectious Disease (March 31, 2019), Globalization and Infectious Diseases (April 30, 2019), Climate Change and Infectious Diseases (April 30, 2019), Medical Geography of Tropical Infections: Disease Patterns in a Changing Environment (May 1, 2019), Travel and Tropical Medicine (July 31, 2019), Risks and Benefits of Human, Animal and Environmental Interactions: Application of the One Health Approach (August 31, 2019), Malaria Elimination: Managing Implementation of the Interventions for Success (September 30, 2019), and Spatial Epidemiology of Neglected Tropical Diseases (October 31, 2019). Authors can submit their articles as original research, critical analyses, reviews, perspectives, brief communications, and correspondences. Please visit the Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease website to learn more information about author guidelines and article processing charges.
The Health Security journal welcomes manuscript submissions for a special issue that highlights the use and application of disease modeling, geographic information systems, remote sensing, and spatial and temporal analytical techniques to prevent or predict infectious disease outbreaks that threaten health security. Authors may submit their articles (5,000 words maximum) in several formats, including original research, reviews, practice descriptions, perspectives, and commentaries, until January 30, 2019. This special issue will be published in the May/June 2019 issue of Health Security. Please visit the Health Security website for more information about author guidelines.
The American Journal of Public Health journal welcomes manuscript submissions for an open access supplement issue that highlights the preparedness, resilience, and recovery of communities from natural or intentional events that influence local, state, territorial or international public health. Authors may submit their articles in several formats, including epidemiological, evaluation, policy, research, and social articles, perspectives, and critical reviews, until January 14, 2019. Please visit the American Journal of Public Health website for more information about author guidelines.
The Global Transitions journal welcomes manuscript submissions that share innovative perspectives related to the cross-disciplinary areas of health (e.g., effects of environmental changes on human health), energy (e.g., effects of fossil fuels and renewable energy, transportation, security, and climate change on society), and technology (e.g., advances in emerging, engineering, and industrial technologies in society) to the global community. Understanding the role of health, energy, and technology in the global context can better inform scientists and other stakeholders in their future decision-making planning and preparation efforts. Authors may submit their articles in various formats, including original research, review articles, brief communications, case reports, perspectives, and other special topics. Article processing charges will be fully waived for manuscripts submitted prior to December 31, 2019. Please visit the Global Transitions website for more information about author guidelines.
The Preventing Chronic Disease journal welcomes manuscript submissions that highlight the innovative applications of geographic information systems (GIS) and geospatial tools and analyses to better inform public health practitioners and other stakeholders of chronic disease research and surveillance. Authors may submit their articles in several formats, including original research, GIS snapshots, special topics, and tools and techniques, until August 31, 2018. Please visit the Preventing Chronic Disease website for more information about author guidelines and article types.