Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease

Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease (APJTD) is administrated by Hainan Medical University and sponsored by Hainan Medical University Journal Publisher, which aims to establish an international academic communicating platform for researchers of tropical medicine and public health workers, especially those of the Asian Pacific region and worldwide specialists and scholars on tropical disease research to prevent and control the prevalence of global tropical disease.

APJTD is an international academic journal and is distributed worldwide. The journal first reports the latest prevalent disease in the world, such as avian influenza (H5N1, H5N2, H5N8, and H7N9), Ebola virus disease and MERS; pharmaceutical research of resistance to epidemiology, such as research of artemisinin against malaria; meanwhile, Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis), dengue, helminths, African trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, leprosy (Hansen's disease), lymphatic filariasis, malaria, onchocerciasis (river blindness), schistosomiasis (snail fever), sexually transmitted infections, TB/HIV coinfection, Tuberculosis, hookworm, trichuriasis, treponematoses, Buruli ulcer, human African trypanosomiasis, dracunculiasis, leptospirosis, strongyloidiasis, foodborne trematodiases, Neurocysticercosis, scabies, flavivirus infection, Ebola hemorrhagic fever, Lassa fever, Marburg fever, yellow fever, encephalitis, West Nile virus, Ross River virus, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, cat-scratch disease, Q-fever, typhus, cryptosporidiosis, cholera, dysentery, enzootic hepatitis, typhoid fever, trichinosis, hydatid, avian influenza, influenza, polio, SARS, kala azar, plague, tsutsugamushi, babesiasis, Lyme disease, African meningitis, red tide, epidemic polyarthritis, amebiasis, giardiasis, tropical ulcer, rabies, Hanta virus, cutaneous larva migrans, myasis, tungiasis, etc. are the main content of the journal. Our research scope includes all aspects of infectious diseases (bacterial, viral, parasitic, fungal, etc.), nutritional and deficiency diseases and venom studies.

Original article, review, epidemiological investigation, clinical research, management and decision-making, case report, editorial, short communication, letter to editor related to the aim and scope of APJTD are encouraged.

The journal is aimed at researchers, physicians, clinicians in the field and not in the field, medical scientists, educators, administrators, allied health professionals, medical students and policy makers.

The journal is proud to have an international and diverse editorial board that assists and facilitates the publication of articles that reflect a global view on tropical disease as well as emphasizing our focus on supporting the needs of public health practitioners.

APJTD allows 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.

Benefits to authors

We also provide many author benefits. Please click here for more information on our author services.

Please see our Guide for Authors for information on article submission. If you require any further information or help, please visit our support pages:

Editors-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Jeffrey M Bethony ,Prof. Dr. Santiago Mas-Coma ,Prof. Dr. Jong-Yil Chai ,Dr. Leonard Ernest Gustavin Mboera

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  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISSN: 2222-1808