About Global Health Governance

What is Global Health Governance?

Global Health Governance is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal that provides a platform for academics and practitioners to explore global health issues and their implications for governance and security at national and international levels.

The journal provides interdisciplinary analyses and a vigorous exchange of perspectives that are essential to the understanding of the nature of global health challenges and the strategies aimed at their solution. The Journal is particularly interested in addressing the political, economic, social, military and strategic aspects of global health issues.

The purview of Global Health Governance includes:

  • Biological weapons and bioterrorism;
  • New and re-emerging diseases and their global impacts;
  • Demographic and epidemiological transitions and their implications on peace and stability;
  • Politics of public health and health care
  • Interplay between health and development

Ethical and legal dimensions of health governance

  • National and international responses to global health challenges
  • Role of NGOs and private sector in promoting global health

Peer review policies

Each manuscript submitted to the Journal will be screened by the editors for relevance to the journal’s objectives before being subject to an external review. Except for articles under the “Invited Articles” section, the review process will be double blind (the reviewers and authors will not know who each other are). The review process will generally take up to six weeks from the date of submission.

Open access policies

Global Health Governance is an academic journal available free of charge to individuals and institutions. Because the purpose of this publication is the widest possible dissemination of knowledge, copies of this journal and the articles contained herein may be printed or downloaded and redistributed for personal, research or educational purposes free of charge and without permission. Any commercial use of Global Health Governance or the articles published herein is expressly prohibited without the written consent of the copyright holder. The copyright of all articles published in Global Health Governance rests with the author(s) of the article. Global Health Governance is the online journal of the Center for Global Health Studies at the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University.

Contact the journal at ghgovernance@gmail.com.