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:

Medline: www.Pubmed.org

Scopus: www.scopus.com

EMBASE: www.embase.com

CINAHI (EBSCO Publishing): www.ebscohost.com

WHO-EMRO Index Medicus: www.emro.who.int/library/imjournals

Index Copernicus International: www.indexcopernicus.com

CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International): www.cabi.org

DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals): www.doaj.org

ISC (Islamic World Science Citation Center): www.isc.gov.ir

Iranian Magazine Database: www.magiran.com

SID (Scientific Information Database): www.sid.ir

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:

24%

5.9 months

2010 Issue 2:

29%

3.8 months

2011 Issue 1:

26%

3.3 months

2011 Issue 2:

32%

3.4 months

2012 Issue 1:

30%

2.4 months

2012 Issue 2:

16%

2.9 months

2013 Issue 1:

22%

2.4 months

2013 Issue 2:

25%

2.6 months

2014 Issue 1:

15%

2.7 months

2014 Issue 2:

11%

2.4 months

2014 Issue 3:

09%

3.0 months

2014 Issue 4:

12%

3.6 months

2015 Issue 1:

11%

2.8 months

2015 Issue 2:

11%

3.7 months

2015 Issue 3:

10%

2.7 months

2015 Issue 4:

08%

4.7 months

2016 Issue 1:

07%

2.0 months

2016 Issue 2:

07%

3.2 months


Vol 16, No 2 (2016): Spring


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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

E-mail: jrhs@umsha.ac.ir