Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine
Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine (APJTB) aims to set up and provide an international academic communication platform for physicians, medical scientists, allied health scientists and public health workers, especially those in the Asian Pacific region and worldwide on tropical biomedicine, infectious diseases and public health, and to meet the growing challenges of understanding, preventing and controlling the dramatic global emergence and reemergence of infectious diseases in the Asian Pacific region. APJTB publishes new findings in both basic and clinical (including modern, traditional and epidemiological) research on tropical biomedicine and public health worldwide through studying biology (botany, zoology and microbiology), analyzing biological substances and utilizing biotechnologies to assist the diagnosis and treatment of tropical disease. Our areas of focus include biology, bacteriology, biochemistry, biotechnology, cell biology, environmental biology, microbiology, medical microbiology, pharmacology, physiology, pathology, immunology, virology, toxicology, epidemiology, vaccinology, hematology, histopathology, cytology and genetics for the tropical diseases. As an international journal, APJTB is distributed worldwide and invites papers from any corner of the world on all areas of tropical biomedicine and public health,with the following sections: Original articles; Review articles invited by the Editor; Mini-reviews of internationally important topics; Short communications; Clinical experiences; Case reports; Letters to the editor. The journal is proud to have an international and diverse editorial board that will assist and facilitate the publication of articles that reflect a global view on tropical biomedicine, infectious diseases and public health, as well as emphasizing our focus on supporting the needs of public health practitioners. APJTB will allow us to seek opportunities to work with others who share mutual goals, and to enhance our work through partnership, and to uphold the standards of our profession and contribute to its advancement.
Editor in Chief Jeffrey M. Bethony , Daouda Sissok , Malcolm K. Jones , Vanessa Steenkamp , Nazni Bte Hj. Wasi Ahmad