Aim and Scope

The Journal of Preventive medicine its publishes articles within the areas of prevention research, teaching, practice and policy. Original research is published on interventions aimed toward the prevention of chronic and acute disease and therefore the promotion of individual and community health. Of particular emphasis are papers that address the first and secondary prevention of important clinical, behavioural and public health issues like injury and violence, communicable disease , women's health, smoking, sedentary behaviours and physical activity, nutrition, diabetes, obesity, and substance use disorders. Papers also address educational initiatives aimed toward improving the power of health professionals to supply effective clinical prevention and public health services. Papers on health services research pertinent to prevention and public health also are published. The journal also publishes official policy statements from the 2 co-sponsoring organizations, review articles, media reviews, and editorials. Finally, the journal periodically publishes supplements and special theme issues dedicated to areas of current interest to the prevention community

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