Submission Preparation Checklist
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
- The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or PDF document file format.
- We fight plagiarism: please understand that your article will be checked with available tools for discovering plagiarism.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
- All papers submitted to our journal must contain a section “Significance for public health,” not exceeding 150 words. In this section authors are required to describe the significance of the research reported in the article for, and/or its impact on, public health.
- Authors are kindly required to suggest at least two potential reviewers (name, affiliation and e-mail) for their manuscript in the “Comments to the Editor” field (Step 1. Submission Process).
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