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 About the Society

Hainan Medical University (HMU) was established in 1993 and offers degrees in medicine to both domestic and oversea students. It has established international cooperation with the University of Utah (USA), Newcastle University (UK), Queensland University of Technology (Australia) and Chonnam National University (Korea) in undergraduate exchange, graduate and doctoral training. Focusing on the establishment of disciplines such as tropical medicine, emergency trauma and disaster medicine, reproductive medicine, ethnic Li medicine, health services and management, HMU has sponsored 6 journals: Journal of Hainan Medical University (Chinese version), Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, Asian Pacific Journal of Reproduction, Journal of Acute Disease and One Health Bulletin. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine and Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine have been included by SCI and Journal of Acute Disease has been included by ESCI.

  About the Journal

One Health Bulletin (OHB) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal with an aim to expand interdisciplinary collaboration and communication on human, animal and environmental health. The journal intends to publish articles on zoonosis and emerging infectious diseases, one health policies, practices and developments around the world, and other disciplines of relevance to public health. The journal wishes to provide an open forum for those practitioners and researchers who manage and deliver one health services and systems to disseminate important new information in one health research. The journal is proud to have an international and diverse editorial board that will assist and facilitate the publication of articles that reflect a global view on One Health, public health, zoology, pharmacy, psychology, economics and law. Manuscripts with one implications and manuscripts with innovative ideas and/or approaches that bridge different fields are considered with priority. The journal is published continuous including review articles, original articles, editorials, commentaries, perspectives, and various other features.

Journal Ethics

Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Digital Archiving

Wolters Kluwer Medknow provides for long-term digital preservation through two primary partnerships, Portico and CLOCKSS.

Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.

CLOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Wolters Kluwer Medknow and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.


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  • The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
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  Scope of the journal

The journal covers the following categories:

  • Health policy and regulation
  • Zoonosis and biological control of disease vectors
  • Food safety
  • Patterns, prevention and control of antibiotic resistance
  • Environmental pollution and climate change
  • Tropical public health

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