South Eastern European Journal of Public Health

Focusing on Health Systems in Transition and Global Health

The South Eastern European Journal of Public Health (SEEJPH) is an open-access international peer-reviewed journal involving all areas of health sciences and public health. Devoted to the global health SEEJPH welcomes submissions of scientists, researchers, and practitioners from all over the world, but particularly pertinent to southern and eastern countries in transition.

The editors are especially interested in quantitative and qualitative research examining upstream determinants of population health and health services delivery. This very often implies inter-disciplinary and inter-sectoral orientation involving multiple professions and people.

SEEJPH accepts - pending on fast external review within four weeks of submission - original research articles, reviews of relevant literature, short reports, case studies, commentaries, and letters to the editor. Submissions can be online or by email and are checked for plagiarism. Accepted papers are published without delay in the current issue which accumulates successively the most recent contributions.

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School of Primary Care and Public Health (CAPHRI), Maastricht

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Index Copernicus for SEEJPH 2014-2017, now 94,90

Posted: 2018-09-27 More...



The editorial team is pleased to announce a new procedure to guaranty fast review:

After submission to the journal (online or directly via emailing to the Executive Editor Prof. Genc Burazeri) you will get a confirmation of your submission within a few days. If accepted for review we shall inform you about the outcome of the review procedure within 4 weeks.

After resubmission of your paper taking note of reviewers’ comments we shall inform you within 2 weeks about the final editorial decision regarding publication or whether a 2nd resubmission is requested.

After your approval of the final version your paper will be published within a few days.

Posted: 2018-07-19 More...

The IHPA and the SEEJPH: official partners


Following the 4th General Assembly Meeting of the International Health Partnerships´ Association (the IHPA) and a decision of the South Eastern European Journal of Public Health (SEEJPH), the two organizations signed on the 21st of May 2018 a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for partnership and cooperation.

Both partners have cooperated already for several years. Now, however, the signed MoU allows for a new impetus and a structured approach. The Participants will work together with the intention of strengthening public health systems, public health services and public health capacities in order to improve the health and well-being of our populations.

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Posted: 2018-05-16 More...
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Current Issue: Table of Contents

The current issue accumulates successively the most recent contributions.

Table of Contents

Original Research

Jacob Spallek, Jürgen Breckenkamp, Klaus Kraywinkel, Wolfgang Schwabe, Volker Krieg, Wolfgang Greiner, Oliver Damm, Oliver Razum