M Takrouri. Editorial: All About Health. The Internet Journal of Health. 2008 Volume 9 Number 1.
Since the article appeared in I. J. Health entitled: It is a matter of Health in 2004 , the Journal has become increasingly successful publication. The curve's trend, of published articles, is rising. [Fig -1].
Looking into the contents of published papers shows the topics are extremely variable. Manuscripts in the archive denote heading towards respectable recognizable publication in the field of all aspect of health. Journal articles come from variable corners of the old and new Worlds. The members of editorial board helped insuring quality publication. This kind of peer- review process for the manuscripts makes the journal, like its sisters Journals of ISPUB, an international publication of quality. The editorial board of the Journal [Olivier C. Wenker, Mohamad Said Maani Takrouri, Todd Wilson, Terry Ann Glauser, Britt Sanford.] needs to expand. Gone those days when Prof. Olivier Wenker and Prof. Mohamad Takrouri [photo 1-] restricting peer review to restricted number of editors in order for reviewing and advising on suitability for publishing, and for this process to take place. For increasing numbers of submitted articles, in short time and for more professional specialized peer review which make provision for statistical worth of reviewed manuscript.
The need has appeared to public health scholars, epidemiologists reviewer and statistician experts for reviewing publication. Now, in this era of online publication system prevails, this feature i.e. the time from the receipt of a manuscript to its publication is the most important subject in the publication of an international academic paper about all aspect of health
The editors and members of the editorial board of the Journal are happy to announce the addition of three distinguished health experts to editorial board: Dr Naveen. K. Goel: Professor and Head Dept. of Community Medicine Government Medical College & Hospital India, Dr (Lt Col) Gur Prit Inder Singh M.B.B.S. MD, DIH: Professor & Head, Dept of Community Medicine, Dayanand Medical College & Hospital. India, and Md. Rafiqul Islam: Associate Professor, Department of Population Science and Human Resource Development, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. They are all known for their all kind of support to IJHealth.
The free full text web availability of the issues of the Journal seems to have provided access to readers from all over the Globe. The journal; is abstracted by many international abstracting and data base agencies, as a result of which we receive quality manuscripts in all the subfields of Health and allied disciplines.
The new form of the Journal improves online reading, printable friendly version and retrieving researched items from google scholar from nearly all over the Globe. Editorials were published to encourage authors to publish quickly by following editor suggestions . Another editorial dealt with case reports . The present issue covers wide variety of manuscripts in the diverse field of epidemiology, health and population. Let us wait for these editorial new members continue their valid professional additions. I am sure that the recipe for success is already working; We are consolidating the foundation of healthy environment and health promotion. It is all about Health.