Focus and Scope

Global Health: Annual Review is an open access journal that provides a platform for the global research community to share their findings, insights and views about all aspects of global health.

This student-run journal particularly publishes articles written by Global Health students and researchers. The published submissions include abstracts, summaries and full length articles on research conducted for student scholarly papers, practicums and theses.

Authors are encouraged to submit complete unpublished and original works in the Global Health field. The scopes of the journal include the following topic areas: public health, environmental health, behavioral health, health policy analysis, education, health economics, medical ethics, globalization, and equity in health.

Publication Frequency

The Global Health: Annual Review is an annual journal aiming to publish a volume per year. This volume in particular will focus on publishing the major research projects, scholarly papers, and theses of students in the Masters of Science in Global Health class at McMaster University.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Journal History

This journal is the product of a student-led initiative to showcase the innovative research projects and papers that the Global Health MSc students at McMaster University have conducted. The goal of this journal is to share the knowledge and research of Global Health MSc students with the current and prospective students. Through knowldge sharing and translation, this journal aims for Canadian global health research to have stronger and longer-lasting impacts on the Global society.