Public Health and Surveillance, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Belgium
Archives of Public Health is an open access, peer-reviewed, international online journal whose focus is on the better understanding of the health of populations.
Archives of Public Health contributes to public health knowledge, enhances the interaction between research, policy and practice and stimulates public health monitoring and indicator development.
The journal considers submissions on health outcomes and their determinants, with clear statements about the public health and policy implications. The journal welcomes methodological papers (e.g. on study design and bias), papers on health services research, health economics, community interventions, and epidemiological studies dealing with international comparisons, the determinants of inequality in health, and the environmental, behavioural, social, demographic and occupational correlates of health and diseases.
Herman Van Oyen, MD, DrPH is currently Director of the Directorate Public Health and Surveillance of the Scientific Institute in Public Health in Brussels, Belgium. Additionally, he is Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Ghent. Dr. Van Oyen first worked as a medical doctor in Haiti before going on to study public health, epidemiology and biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomburg School of Public Health where he completed a DrPH. His key research interests include epidemiological methods, survey methodology, health inequality and Summary Measures of Population Health. Dr. Van Oyen is also Editor of International Journal of Public Health and associate editor of Preventive Medicine. He is author of more than 100 scientific publications, books and book chapters.