Impact factor quantifies the journal average number of citations for articles published in particular year. It specifies the importance of the journal within the scope of the field. Authors prefer to publish their work in highest impact factor journal. Generally impact factor is calculated annually, that instantly rate the performance of the journal. The average number of citations per article in the journal in 2 proceeding years.
Public health deals with the disease prevention and control of transmission of diseases and promoting health. Public health aims to improve quality of life and health for well being by providing controlling and preventive strategies for treatment of communicable and non-communicable diseases. Journal of tropical medicine & surgery also aims in publishing quality articles related to public health. Public health articles focused on all the individuals without restricted to any specific disease or community. It monitors the health of communities and populations at risk to identify health problems and their further consequences. Public health guides the population in cost-effective treatment care and diseases prevention. Public health services offer campaigns on awareness of vaccination and safety measures like safe drinking water, awareness of deaths from coronary heart disease and stroke.
Last date updated on June, 2014