About the Journal

Scope of the Journal

The journal's focus and scope are related but not limited to Health education and pedagogy, Health communication, Health research, Curriculum development, School health, Sexual and reproductive health, Child health, Adolescent health, Female health, Elderly health, Community health, Hygiene and sanitation, Environmental health, Universal health coverage, One health, Mental health, Communicable and Non-communicable diseases, Oral health, Safety and preventive health, Food and nutrition, Consumer health, Health planning, and other current health promotion issues and concerns.

Peer-Review Process
Journal of Health Promotion (JHP) is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal. The submitted articles are screened by the editors as the first step of the review process. The editors can reject the articles if they do not meet the criteria and assigned format. If accepted, the selected articles are sent to the peer reviewers to review. Each article is sent to two reviewers to review. The reviewers can reject the articles. Finally, the editorial board decides to publish the articles. It can also reject the articles.

Article Processing Charge (APC)

We receive a small amount of APC to maintain the journal publication charge. The APC will be of:

  • If the principal author is a life member of HEAN and/or MPhil/PhD research scholar (Nepali) without any funding agency = NRs. 3000
  • If the principal author is Nepali and other than HEAN members = NRs. 4000
  • If the principal author is international author(s) = USD 50

Publication Frequency

The journal is published annually.

Mode of Publication

The journal is published in both print and online via its own website[HEAN] and Nepal Journals Online [NepJol].

Publisher

The journal is published by the Health Education Association of Nepal (HEAN).

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global knowledge exchange.

Paper Review Policy

This journal is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal. The submitted articles are screened by the team of editors as the first step of the review process. The editors can reject the articles if they do not meet the criteria and assigned format. If accepted, the selected articles are either sent to the peer reviewers to review or return to the authors to resubmit the manuscript following the authors' guideline. Each article is sent to two reviewers to review. Based on the reviewers’ feedback, the editorial board decides to publish the articles.