|Call for Papers: eHealth in the Region of the Americas|
Special Issue of PAHO’s Pan American Journal of Public Health
Washington D.C., 5 June 2013 — The Pan American Journal of Public Health, published by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), announces a call for papers for its next special issue “eHealth in the Region of the Americas”. The special issue will provide a platform for countries in the Americas to take stock of what has been done in the field since the adoption of PAHO’s eHealth Strategy and Plan of Action back in 2011.
The deadline for manuscript submission is Monday, 15 July 2013, and accepted contributions include original research papers, special reports, and/or systematic reviews. Papers will be accepted in English, Portuguese, or Spanish.
In submitting papers, authors should follow the Instructions available in the website of the Pan American Journal of Public Health. All papers should be submitted through the link Submit a Manuscript. The cover letter should indicate that the manuscript is for the special issue “eHealth in the Region of the Americas”. The selection process will follow the Journal’s standard peer review procedures.
The objective of PAHO’s eHealth Strategy for the Americas is to help ensure the sustainable development of the Member States’ health systems, including veterinary public health. The adoption of the Strategy is envisaged as a means of improving health services access and quality, based on the use of ICTs, the development of digital literacy and ICTs, access to information based on scientific evidence, and ongoing training.
The issue’s theme “eHealth in the Region of the Americas” will address some of the key components and strategic areas identified in the Strategy.
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