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World Contraception Day 2023

World Contraception Day (WCD) takes place on September 26th every year to improve awareness of contraceptive methods and enable all people to make informed choices on their sexual and reproductive health.

We are supporting WCD 2023 by sharing a selection of articles, blogs, and other related contraception research.

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NEW: Menopause - a poorly understood stage of life

Guest Edited by Kath Peters and Hedyeh Riazi

NEW: Benefits and limitations of telehealth in women’s health

Guest Edited by Gayathri Delanerolle and Tania Perich

Infection and inflammation in women's health

Guest Edited by Omar M. Shaaban and Omer Weitzner

Quality improvement in maternal and reproductive health services

Guest Edited by Erika M. Edwards, Celia Karp, and Hannah Tappis

We are recruiting new Editorial Board members

We are recruiting Editorial Board Members for our journal to join our team of academic editors in assessing manuscripts in the field of women's health.


Aims and scope

BMC Women's Health is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the health and wellbeing of adolescent girls and women, with a particular focus on the physical, mental, and emotional health of women in developed and developing nations. The journal welcomes submissions on women's public health issues, health behaviours, breast cancer, gynecological diseases, mental health and health promotion. 

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    2.5 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.1 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.211 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.775 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    29 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    182 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    8,080 Altmetric mentions 

Peer-review Terminology

  • The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

    Identity transparency: Single anonymized

    Reviewer interacts with: Editor

    Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

    More information is available here

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