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Impact Factor for 2023 haS been released

The latest Impact Factor of Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine for 2022 is 4.720.
We would like to express our sincere thanks to all the authors, reviewers, and editors for their contribution.


Proclamation against Tobacco at the Japanese Society for Hygiene

Following the Proclamation against tobacco by the Japanese Society for Hygiene, any research funded or supported by firms or organizations related to the tobacco industry, whether domestic or international, will not be accepted for publication in the society's journal (after January 1st, 2019).


COVID-19 and impact on peer review

As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

Notice for Authors who submit paper prior to August 31, 2021

Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine will cease to be published by BMC as of 31st December 2021. This submission system is now closed to all NEW submissions as of 1st September 2021. The journal is continuing in cooperation with a new publisher, Komiyama Printing Co. Ltd.

To submit your manuscript to Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine, or if you have any questions about the new publisher and any submissions in progress, please contact the Editor-in-Chief.

BMC will continue to host an archive of all articles previously published in the journal and all articles published in Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine during its time with BMC will remain fully searchable via the BMC website.