Epidemiology and Health System Journal (Epidemiol. health system j., EHSJ, eISSN: 2980-7891, https://ehsj.skums.ac.ir), which is the former International Journal of Epidemiologic Research (Int J Epidemiol Res), is a refereed, scholarly, and quarterly journal that is affiliated with Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences and has published articles in all aspects of Epidemiology from 2014. The journal attempts to inform people worldwide of the latest epidemiologic and health issues, provide a forum for data analysis and interpretation, and serve as a vehicle for sharing statistics and research on both national and international bases. Researchers are encouraged to submit valuable articles to this journal according to its aims and scope.

The EHSJ is an open-access and peer-reviewed quarterly journal that addresses Eepidemiological science and publishing submitted manuscripts. The journal follows a free access (Open Access) policy. It also provides access to the self-archive final accepted version of the articles on any OAI-compliant institutional/subject-based repository for authors. The journal is an easily accessible resource of up-to-date evidence on epidemiology and the most recent developments across the globe. The EHSJ mainly focuses on the research, education, and application of Biostatistical and Epidemiological sciences and quantitative and qualitative research on health policy and healthcare services. According to the journal’s policy, works with international affiliations are given priority for publication.

Journal’s Full Name: Epidemiology and Health System Journal (former International Journal of Epidemiologic Research)

Journal's abbreviated title: Epidemiol. health system j.

ISO Abbreviation: EHSJ (former IJER)

Publisher: Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences

eISSN: 2980-7891

Language: English

Frequency:  Quarterly

Category: Epidemiology and Health System Sciences      

Open Access: Platinum Open Access

Publication Fee: No

Online Submission: https://ehsj.skums.ac.ir/Login

Emails: ehsj@skums.ac.ir and ehsj.skums@gmail.com 

Postal address: Deputy of Research and Technology, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Kashani Blvd., Shahrekord, Iran

Tel: +98-38-33349509

Fax: +98-38-33349506, +98-38-33349509

Complaint email: No specific policy–we handle complaints on a case-by-case basis.

Revenue Sources: The authors are charged no fee for article submission/processing/publication of their article because the Vice-chancellor currently funds these charges for the Research and Technology of Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences.

Articles Analysis

Time Duration for Initial Decision

1 week

Average Review Time

3-5 weeks

Average Time from Acceptance to Publication

8 weeks

Rejection Rate 12.44 Percent


Reza Imani   

Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases, Department of Infectious Diseases, Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran. 

 Email: eimani@skums.ac.ir



Soleiman Kheiri  

Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Health, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran. 

 Email: kheiri@skums.ac.ir

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