International Journal of Translational Medical Research and Public Health


The International Journal of Translational Medical Research and Public Health (IJTMRPH) is a United States-based peer-reviewed, hybrid open-access journal that publishes original research, review articles, field studies, and commentaries on all aspects of applied or translational medical research, global and public health.

The journal publishes papers that can be applied to global and public health practices, programs, and policies. The journal is passionate about papers that contribute to local and international efforts to improve the health of populations and save lives around the world. 

IJTMRPH specially welcomes papers that discuss application of research results to global and public health program, policy and practice. IJTMRPH is a development-oriented journal; therefore submissions from authors in, or research on, health issues affecting developed countries are particularly welcomed and will be prioritized. 

Scope and Areas of Interest

IJTMRPH will consider manuscripts in the following fields:

  • Public Health
  • General and Special Epidemiology 
  • Infectious Disease Epidemiology
  • Chronic Disease Epidemiology
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Program Monitoring and Implementation
  • Program Assessment and Evaluation
  • Intervention or Protocol Studies
  • Clinical Trials and Social and Behavioral Interventions
  • Nursing and Nursing Sciences and Practice
  • Global or International Health
  • Infectious Diseases, Disease Transmission
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Natural Products Research
  • Community-Based Participatory Research
  • Field Studies and Reports


IJTMRPH is a hybrid open-access journal. This means that authors are free to choose whether to publish their papers through open-access (and pay Article Processing Charges) or through closed-access (and not pay Article Processing Charges). With open-access, the full paper is fully accessible online; but in closed access, only the Abstract is freely available. Authors will have 100% choice to decide how their work is published. Just let us know in your cover letter during submission. 


Articles submitted for publication in IJTMRPH between March 1 and March 31, 2017 will be published with a 30% discount Article Processing Charge.
Posted: 2017-02-26
For the purposes of transparency and in order to protect the integrity of our peer-review process, this journal enforces very strict submission, withdrawal, and retraction policies.
Posted: 2016-01-30

IJTMRPH’s sister-journal, the International Journal of MCH and AIDS (IJMA), has been accepted for indexing in PubMed and PubMed Central, two NIH prestigious journal indexing and abstracting services and databases.

Posted: 2016-10-06
As a Peer-Reviewer, you will play a crucial role in helping IJTMRPH select and publish the best research in our field. Register in 5 minutes.
Posted: 2016-01-16
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Vol 1, No 1 (2017)

Table of Contents


Romuladus E. Azuine, DrPH, MPH, RN, Gopal K. Singh, PhD, MSc, MS, Shanita D. Williams, PhD, MPH, APRN, Evangeline T. Oparaocha, PhD, MSc, Shiv C. Marthur, MD, Stella M. Yu, ScD, MPH

Review Article

Esther Ayaaba, MSc, Yi Liu, PhD, Yan Li, MSc, Lei Han, PhD, Quasanh Dan Yedu, MPH, Ni Chunhui, PhD

Original Article

Mst. Selina Khatun, MSc, Md. Rafiqul Islam, PhD, Md. Nazrul Mondal, PhD, Md. Nazrul Hoque, PhD, Clyde McNeil, MBA, Fatema Siddiqa, MBBS, FCPS