Journal of Research in Health Sciences

The Journal of Research in Health Sciences (JRHS) is the official journal of the School of Public Health; Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, which is published quarterly.

JRHS is a peer-reviewed, scientific multidisciplinary journal in the field of public health, publishing contributions from Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, Occupational Health, Ergonomics & Safety, Environmental Health, Health Education, Preventive and Social Medicine.

ISSN Print: 2228-7795, Online: 2228-7809

JRHS is indexed by:




CINAHI (EBSCO Publishing):

WHO-EMRO Index Medicus:

Index Copernicus International:

CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International):

DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals):

ISC (Islamic World Science Citation Center):

Iranian Magazine Database:

SID (Scientific Information Database):

JRHS is also approved by the Iranian Committee on Publishing of Biomedical Journal of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education.

Recent publications

Acceptance Rate

Mean duration from receipt to acceptance

2010 Issue 1:


5.9 months

2010 Issue 2:


3.8 months

2011 Issue 1:


3.3 months

2011 Issue 2:


3.4 months

2012 Issue 1:


2.4 months

2012 Issue 2:


2.9 months

2013 Issue 1:


2.4 months

2013 Issue 2:


2.6 months

2014 Issue 1:


2.7 months

2014 Issue 2:


2.4 months

2014 Issue 3:


3.0 months

2014 Issue 4:


3.6 months

2015 Issue 1:


2.8 months

2015 Issue 2:


3.7 months

2015 Issue 3:


2.7 months

2015 Issue 4:


4.7 months

2016 Issue 1:


2.0 months

2016 Issue 2:


3.2 months


Table of Contents

Original Articles

Economic Burden of Thalassemia Major in Iran, 2015 PDF
Firooz Esmaeilzadeh, Azita Azarkeivan, Sara Emamgholipour, Ali Akbari Sari, Mehdi Yaseri, Batoul Ahmadi, Mohtasham Ghaffari
Impact of HIV Status Notification on Risk Behaviors among Men Who Inject Drugs in Kermanshah, West of Iran PDF
Alireza Noroozi, Ali Mirzazadeh, Ali Farhoudian, peter higgs, Hamid Reza Khankeh, Peter Higgs, Hamid Sharifi, Bahram Armoon, Mehdi Noroozi
Dental Health Status and Hygiene in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus PDF
Rezvan Rafatjou, Zahra Razavi, Soudeh Tayebi, Maryam Khalili, Maryam Farhadian
The Impact of Aerobic Exercise on Quality of Life in Women with Breast Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial PDF
Fatemeh Shobeiri, Seyedeh Zahra Masoumi, Azita Nikravesh, Rashid Heidari Moghadam, Manoochehr Karami
Determination of Air Enthalpy Based on Meteorological Data as an Indicator for Heat Stress Assessment in Occupational Outdoor Environments, a Field Study in IRAN PDF
Hamidreza Heidari, Farideh Golbabaei, Aliakbar Shamsipour, Abbas Rahimi Forushani, Abbasali Gaeini
Trend of some Tuberculosis Indices in Iran during 25 yr Period (1990-2014) PDF
Salman Khazaei, Erfan Ayubi, Mohammad Ali Mansournia, Hossein Rafiemanesh

Short Communications

Co-Infections and Sero-Prevalence of HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis B and C Infections in Sexually Transmitted Infections Clinic Attendees of Tertiary Care Hospital in North India PDF
Sonali Bhattar, Prabhav Aggarwal, Satyendra Kumar Sahani, Preena Bhalla
Clustering of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Hamadan Province, western Iran: A Population Based Cross Sectional Study (2005-2013) PDF
Meysam Olfatifar, Manoochehr Karami, Syed Mehdi Hosseini, Masoud Parvin

Letter to the editor

Need for Primary Prevention for Skin Cancers in Iran PDF
Vinayak K. Nahar, Amer Hosain, Manoj Sharma, Stephanie K. Jacks, Robert T. Brodell
A New Approach Using Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma to Treat Infertility and To Improve Population Replacement Rate PDF
Marzie Farimani, Maryam Bahmanzadeh, Jalal Poorolajal
Comments on: Validating the Heat Stress Indices for Using In Heavy Work Activities in Hot and Dry Climates PDF
Erfan Ayubi, Kamyar Mansori

JRHS Office:

School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Shaheed Fahmideh Ave. Hamadan, Islamic Republic of Iran

Postal code: 6517838695, PO box: 65175-4171

Tel: +98 81 38380292, Fax: +98 81 38380509