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Health and wellbeing of health workforce

Guest Editors:
Jose Mira Universidad Miguel Hernández, Spain
David C. MohrBoston University School of Public Health, United States

Submission Status: Open until 31 May 2024

HIV care

Guest Editors:
Mbuzeleni Hlongwa: Public Health, Societies and Belonging, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa
Katrina F. Ortblad: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, United States
Hamid Sharifi:  Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Submission Status: Open until 26 April 2024

Advancing epidemic preparedness of health systems

Guest Editors:
Yibeltal Assefa Alemu: University of Queensland, Australia
Carl Abelardo T. Antonio​​​​​: University of the Philippines, Philippines
Julie ​​​Balen: Canterbury Christ Church University, United Kingdom
Megan Schmidt-Sane: Institute of Development Studies, United Kingdom

Submission Status: Open until 1 April 2024

Health workforce planning

Guest Editors:
Madhan Balasubramanian: Flinders University, Australia
Sarah J. Hewko: University of Prince Edward Island, Canada
Sunny C. Okoroafor: World Health Organization, Uganda

Submission Status: Open until 12 March 2024

Disasters, crisis, and emergency management within health services

Guest Editors:
Dylan Collins: University of British Columbia, Canada
Shahid Islam: University of New England, Australia

Submission Status: Open until 28 February 2024

Health services for substance use disorders

Guest Editors:
Chaisiri Angkurawaranon: Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Berkeley FranzOhio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, United States
João Pedro SilvaUniversity of Porto, Portugal

Submission Status: Open until 8 January 2024

Decolonizing global health

Guest Editors:
Robert Kaba Alhassan: University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ghana 
Nafissatou Diop: Canadian Association for Global Health & Health Systems Global, Canada 
Henry Zakumumpa: Makerere University, Uganda

Submission Status: Open until 15 December 2023

Economical evaluation of vaccine programs

Guest Editors:
Sayem Ahmed: School of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow, UK
Saskia den Boon: World Health Organization, Switzerland
Edris Hasanpoor: Maragheh University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Abdur Razzaque Sarker: Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, Bangladesh

Submission Status: Open until 13 November 2023

Combatting health service delays

Guest Editors:
Katherine Harding
: La Trobe University, Australia
Alessandro Jatoba: Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil
Yafang Tsai: Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan

Submission Status: Open until 30 September 2023


Resilient and responsive health systems in a changing world

Guest Editors:
Jane K. O'Hara: University of Leeds, UK
Siri Wiig: University of Stavanger, Norway


Guest Editors:
Bassey Ebenso: University of Leeds, UK
Hao Xue: Stanford University, USA

Health services and systems in fragile and conflict-affected regions

Guest Editor:
Clarissa GiebelUniversity of Liverpool, UK

Innovations for better health & social justice

Guest Editor:
Magdalena SzaflarskiUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham, USA


Advancing Dementia Care
Edited by: Dr. Clarissa Giebel and Tillie Cryer
Collection published: 13 May 2020

Health Services Research for Opioid Use Disorders
Edited by: Dr. Kim Hoffman
Collection published: 31 March 2020

Management of Infectious Diseases in Health Systems and Services
Edited by: Tillie Cryer
Collection published: 19 March 2020


Exploration of disinvestment in the local healthcare setting
Edited by: Dr Milena Pavlova
Collection published: 04 May 2017


Cross-journal collection
The Many Meanings of 'Quality' in Healthcare: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Edited by: Dr Deborah Swinglehurst
Collection published: 23 April 2015


Cross-journal collection
Medical tourism - concepts, ethics and practices
Edited by: Dr Tulsi Patel and Prof Silke Schicktanz
Collection published: 20 August 2013


Cross-journal collection
Open Access Africa: Showcasing African research
Collection published: 5 November 2012

Cross-journal collection
Translating research in elder care: An applied program of health services research
Collection published: 13 September 2012