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Featured supplement: Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) systems in low- and middle-income countries

© World BankNational civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems provide necessary population data to monitor national and sub-national development programs as well as the Sustainable Development Goals. This supplement on CRVS systems in low- and middle-income countries presents best practices and recommendations on how to improve CRVS systems globally.

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A qualitative assessment of barriers and facilitators to implementing recommended infant nutrition practices in Mumbai, India

New Content ItemChildhood malnutrition has been a longstanding crisis in Mumbai, India. Despite national IYCF (Infant Young Child Feeding) guidelines to promote best practices for infant/toddler feeding, nearly one-third of children under age five are stunted or underweight.

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Aims and scope

Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition brings together research on all aspects of issues related to population, nutrition, and health. The journal publishes articles across a broad range of topics including global health, maternal and child health, nutrition, common illnesses, and determinants of population health.

The journal considers all aspects of global health, and includes but is not limited to, the following sections:

  • Climate change
  • Environmental health
  • Health economics
  • Health systems
  • Infectious diseases
  • Maternal, newborn, and child health
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Nutrition
  • Reproductive health and family planning
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Abdullah H. Baqui, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
Simon Cousens, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK

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Annual Journal Metrics

316 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
489 days to first decision for all manuscripts
413 days from submission to acceptance
15 days from acceptance to publication

Citation Impact
1.828 - 2-year Impact Factor
2.135 - 5-year Impact Factor
2.025 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
0.928 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

17 Altmetric mentions

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