Submission Instruction

The “ Journal of Human, Environment and Health Promotion (JHEHP) “ is the official scientific quarterly publication of the School of Public Health and Paramedicals, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences.

 It accepts Original Papers, Review Manuscript, Short Communications and Letters to the Editor in the fields of Public Health. All correspondences should be addressed to the Editor-in-Chief of JHEHP.

1.Submission: Papers submitted for publication should describe original work, not previously published elsewhere, totally or partly. Manuscripts must be submitted only in English and should be written according to sound grammar and proper terminology. Submission is only acceptable via online peer review system that allows authors to submit manuscripts and track their progress via a web interface.

Important: Please check whether you already have an account in the system before trying to create a new one. If you have reviewed or authored for the journal in the past it is likely that you will have had an account created.

Original Article:

  • Manuscript must be accompanied by a covering letter to the Editor-in-Chief, including title and author(s) name and undertaking that it has not been published or submitted elsewhere.
  • The title page of the paper should only contain the title, name(s), affiliation(s) and address (Tel, Fax, and Email) of the corresponding author(s).
  • The manuscript should include: The manuscript should include: Title; No author(s) name; Abstract; Introduction; Materials and Methods; Results and Discussion; Conclusion; Acknowledgement (if any) and References. 
  • Continuous line numbering is provided throughout the manuscript (including captions and references); page numbering is provided.
  • The manuscript (including references, and figure legends) must be double space typed, using 12-point Times New Roman font, 3.5 cm margins, and left justification.​
  • The abstract (no more than 250 words) in structured format as Background, Methods, Results and Conclusion followed by 3 to 5 Keywords must be presented.
  • Tables in limited numbers should be submitted with the captions placed above. Do not submit tables as photograph. Place explanatory matters in footnotes, not in the heading.
  • Figures should be in limited numbers, with high quality art work and mounted on separate pages. The captions should be placed below.
  • The same data should not be presented in tables, figures and text, simultaneously.
  • References in limited numbers and up-to-dated should be numbered consecutively as they occur in the text (number in parentheses). The references should observe the following style:


  Mortazavi Y , Merk B , McIntosh J , Marsh JC , Schrezenmeier H , Rutherford TR . The spectrum of PIG-A gene mutations in aplastic anemia/paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (AA/PNH): a high incidence of multiple mutations and evidence of a mutational hot spot. Blood. 2003; 101(7): 2833-41.

  Lenhoff S, Hjorth M, Holmberg E, et al. Impact on survival of high-dose therapy with autologous stem cell support in patients younger than 60 years with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma: a population-based study. Blood. 2000; 95: 7-11.


  Sallan SE, Weinstein HJ. Childhood acute leukemia. In: Nathan DG, Oski FA, eds. Hematology of infancy and childhood. Vol 2. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders; 1987:1028-39.


  Adams DO, Edelson PJ, Koren HS. Methods for s tudying mononuclear phagocytes. San Diego, CA: Academic; 1981.

  Electronic published manuscript:

  Morse SS. Factors in the emergence of infectious diseases. Emerg Infect Dis [serial online] 1995 Jan-Mar [cited 1996 Jun 5]; 1(1): [24 screens]. Available from: URL: http://www.cdc. gov/ ncidod/EID/ eid. htm

  • EndNote users may download the JHEHP citation style file here to achieve the correct style.

Short communication

    when possible; follow the same structure as original papers.

Letter to the editor

   It should be about criticism of previous articles in this journal or the others, criticism or review over books, analysis of a related topic with food quality and control. These manuscripts need no structure.

Case report

   This kind of manuscript should include abstract, keywords, introduction, case report, discussion, conclusion, conflicts of interest, acknowledgment, and references. Case report should have 1500-2500 words. The title should include the words ‘case report’ as well as a description of the reported phenomenon (e.g., reporting of new and rare food borne pathogen). Three to five key words should be provided.


   These manuscripts need no structure and have not abstract. But, the total words number should be at maximum 2000 including references and the references not exceeding more than 10.

Book review

   In this type of manuscript, a new published internationally and valuable book regarding to the scopes of the journal, is introduced in maximum 1000 words. These manuscripts need no structure and abstract.

2. The corresponding author will be supplied with 2 free issues.

3. Ethics: The relevant Ethics committee/institution review boards of the respective institutions must approve the study. Please read the Ethical Considration Section befor you start.

4. The outcome of the study, the authors are appealed to provide a declaration that have full access to all the data in the study and take complete responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.

5. Charges: There are no charges for publication in this Journal.

6. Proofs: A computer printout will be sent to the corresponding author to be checked for only typographical errors and other essential small changes before publication in order to avoid any mistakes. Major alternations to the text cannot be accepted at this stage. Proofs must be returned to the editor within 7 days of receipt.

7. Disposal of material: Once published, all copies of the manuscript, correspondence and artwork will be held for 6 months before disposal.

  The Editorial Board of the journal, reserves the right to accept or reject the manuscript in any stage and any time or delete a part of the text, tables or figures, if necessary.

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