Paediatrics and International Child Health Call for Papers: Special Issue


Paediatrics and International Child Health

Paediatrics and International Child Health is an international forum for all aspects of paediatrics and child health in developing and low-income countries.

The journal is indexed within PubMed, Research Alert® and Science Citation Index amongst others.

2015 Impact Factor is 1.103 (© 2016 Thomson Reuters, Journal Citation Reports®).

In August 2018, the journal will publish a Special Issue on Gastroenterology and below you will find a list of key papers already commissioned.

Original articles:

  • Upper gastro-intestinal disorders: Ujjal Poddar, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India.
  • Coeliac disease: Prashant Singh, Beth Israel Medical Center & Medical School, Boston, USA.
  • Cow milk protein and other common food intolerances: Wiparat Manuyakorn, Division of Allergy & Immunology; Pornthep Tanponpong, Division of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Persistent diarrhoea: Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Division of Women and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Pakistan and Centre for Global Child Health, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada; Robert Bandsma, Centre for Global Health, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.
  • Inflammatory bowel disease: A. Mark Dalzell, Department of Gastroenterology, Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK; Muhammad E. Ba’Ath, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Bab Al-Hawa Hospital, Syria and Honorary Post at Alder Hey Children’s NHS Trust.
  • Important parasitic diseases of the gut and liver: Paul Kelly, Blizard Institute, St Bartholomew’s Hospital and The London School of Medicine, Queen Mary University of London and the TROPGAN Group, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Zambia School of Medicine, Lusaka, Zambia.

Submission Instructions

The editors are welcoming articles on the topic and papers may be between 3,000 and 6,000 words, depending on their type - all should include an abstract.

Guidelines for submissions and full Instructions for Authors can be accessed on the journal’s homepage.

The deadline for submission is February 1, 2018.

All articles will be peer-reviewed. If submitted articles are accepted for publication but the Special Issue is over-subscribed, they will be considered for publication in a regular issue of the journal, subject to the authors’ agreement.

Editorial information

  • Introduction: Brian Coulter, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
  • Editorial: Stephen J. Allen, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK