Current issue

August 2015

Volume 69

Issue 8

Impact factor: 3.501

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health is a leading international journal devoted to publication of original research and reviews covering applied, methodological and theoretical issues with emphasis on studies using multidisciplinary or integrative approaches. The journal aims to improve epidemiological knowledge and ultimately health worldwide.

JECH is the official journal of the Society for Social Medicine.

NEW Impact Factor

The 2014 Impact Factors have been released and we are delighted to advise that the impact factor for Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health has increased to 3.501, up from last year's impact factor of 3.294.

Submit a paper

JECH welcomes a variety of different article types and offers an Open Access option for authors with funding. 

Author guidelines >>

Pre-submission checklist >>

Online submission >>

SSM Annual Meeting

The Society for Social Medicine's Annual Scientific Meeting will take place on 2-4 September 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. Members are eligible for reduced registration fees. The abstracts from the meeting will be published by JECH in due course.

SSM meeting >>

Keep in touch

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to keep updated with the latest news and content from the journal

Twitter >>

Facebook >>


Jim Dunn talks to Adrian Loerbroks about his research showing job insecurity as a risk factor for adverse health outcomes.

Podcast >>