NOTICE TO AUTHORS
The Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion is the official peer-reviewed, open-access journal of the Korean Society of Health Education and Promotion. The journal contains original (research) articles, review articles, opinion papers, case studies, news in briefs and book reviews that not only contribute to the advancement of health education promotion theory and research, but also represent emerging research trends and current affairs in practice and policy.
The Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion is published 5 times a year on March 31, June 30, September 30, October 1, and December 31. The official abbreviation of the journal is ‘Korean J Health Edu Promot’.
Former English titles of the journal include “The Journal of Korea Society for Health Education(1987-1988)”, “The Journal of Korean Society for Health Education (1988-1998)”, “Journal of Korean Society for Health Education and Promotion (1999-2009)” and “Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion(2009-current)”.
All manuscripts submitted should not have been published elsewhere and not under consideration for publication in other journals or books. Manuscripts can also be submitted online at https://acoms1.kisti.re.kr/khep/index.jsp?publisher_cd=khep&lang=eng
Complete the “Author Checklist” before submitting the manuscript. The form can be found at our website. Submit both your manuscript and the “Author Checklist” by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Forms of publication
Original (research) articles : This form of publication represents original research articles in the field of health education and promotion including experimentation, surveys, evaluations and research on planning, policies and systems.
Review articles : Review papers on the current trends on specific themes in the field of health education and promotion.
Opinion papers : Discussions on current challenges and solutions of specific topics in health education and promotion.
Case studies : Descriptions of successful or failed health education and promotion programs.
News in briefs : Articles on introducing current developments in the field of health education and promotion.
Book reviews : Reviews of recently published books.
Others : Letters to the editor
In studies of human subjects, the procedures should be in accordance with the ethical standards of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of author’s institute and with the Helsinki Declaration in 1975 (revised in 2000). For the policies on the research and publication ethics not stated in this instruction, “Good Publication Practice Guidelines for Medical Journals (http://kamje.or.kr/publishing_ethics.html)” or “Guidelines on Good Publication (http://www.publicationethics.org.uk/guidelines” can be applied.
All manuscripts are treated as confidential. They are peer-reviewed by at least 3 anonymous reviewers selected by the editor. The corresponding author is notified as soon as possible of the editor’s decision to accept, reject, or request revision of manuscripts. When the final revised manuscript is completely acceptable according to the format and criteria, it is scheduled for publication in the next available issue. Rejected papers can be submitted after 3 months with major revisions.
The publication fee is KRW 300,000 up to 8 pages, and KRW 18,000 per additional page for manuscripts receiving funding. For non-funded manuscripts, the publication fee is KRW 250,000 up to 8 pages, and KRW 18,000 per additional page.
Copyright transfer agreement
The Korean Society of Health Education and Promotion holds the copyright of all articles published in the Korean Journal of Health Education and Promotion. Once your article is accepted, you will be sent a copyright transfer agreement form. The form can be found at our website.
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