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Call for papers: 'Disparities in access to sexual and reproductive health service's Collection

BMC Women's Health and BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth are now accepting submissions to a new collection to focus on barriers to universal access to sexual and reproductive health services and possible solutions.

Guest Editors:  Dr. Khurshed Alam and Prof. Kath Peters, Dr. Leonardo Chavane and Dr. Sutapa Neogi

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We are recruiting new Editorial Board members

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

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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. 

Peer Review Taxonomy

This journal is participating in a pilot of NISO/STM's Working Group on Peer Review Taxonomy, to identify and standardize definitions and terminology in peer review practices in order to make the peer review process for articles and journals more transparent. Further information on the pilot is available here.

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

We welcome your feedback on this Peer Review Taxonomy Pilot. Please can you take the time to complete this short survey.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    2.742 - 2-year Impact Factor (2021)
    3.256 - 5-year Impact Factor (2021)
    1.452 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.742 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    Speed
    46 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    196 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)

    Usage 
    2,619,676 Downloads (2021)
    2,349 Altmetric mentions (2021)

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