Call for papers – Submissions open for PPD eJournal – Volume 1, Issue 2, March 2018

image001The newly launched International Journal for Population, Development and Reproductive Health (IJPDRH) of Partners in Population and Development invites submissions for possible publication. The first issue will be launched in 28 November 2017 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia during PPD’s 14th International Inter-Ministerial Conference on “Sustainable cities, human mobility and international migration: A South-South Perspective and intervention needs”.

About the journal

IJPDRH is a peer-reviewed international online journal publishing findings from high quality research and learning from policy and programmes of the global south. The areas of focus are population, development and health issues including reproductive health and rights, HIV/AIDS, poverty alleviation and women empowerment, and other topics relevant to ICPD goals and SDGs. The journal will have the following sections:

•    Population and Health Diplomacy
•    Social Determinants of Health
•    HIV and AIDS
•    Family Planning
•    Gender equality and women empowerment
•    Sexual and Reproductive Health
•    Population and development
•    Ageing
•    Health Systems
•    Migration

The journal is a platform for publishing multidisciplinary work carried out in the global south using variety of methodologies of social science disciplines, such as demography, economics, sociology, anthropology, development studies, and international relations with focus on health diplomacy. Each issue will contain original research articles, reports, case studies, and policy dialogue. In addition, the journal will also publish supplements either on its own initiative or on request from others.  Detail instructions for the authors can be found in the journal website (

The journal will be indexed in all the major indexing databases. Article will be published within three weeks of acceptance. Submissions should be made online through www.IJPDRH.orgIn case of difficulties in submission please contact  

Editorial Board: Chief Editor: Dr Abbas Bhuiya        Managing Editor: Dr Joe Thomas


Dr Feng Cheng
Tsinghua University, China
Dr Momodou Jasseh
Medical Research Council, Gambia
Dr Sharful Islam Khan
ICDDR,B, Bangladesh
Dr Barkat-E-Khuda
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh 
Dr Elizabeth Ekirapa Kiracho
University of Makerere, Uganda
Dr Randall Kuhn
Dr Lakshmi Lingam
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India
Dr Saseendran Pallikadavath
University of Portsmouth, UK
Dr David Peters
Johns Hopkins University, USA 
Dr Sureeporn Punpuing
Mahidol University, Thailand
Dr Mizanur Rahman
University of North Carolina, USA
Dr Osman Sankoh
Dr Jim Sherry
City University of New York, USA
Dr Siswanto WilopoGadjah Mada University, Indonesia
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