Information for Authors
The IJTLD is the reference for clinical research and epidemiological studies on tuberculosis. It is also the only peer-reviewed journal dedicated to lung health worldwide, including articles on TB-HIV and non tuberculosis related respiratory diseases such as asthma, acute respiratory infection, COPD, child lung health and the hazards of tobacco and pollution.
The IJTLD publishes original articles and commissioned reviews on the clinical and biological aspects of pneumology, and on community aspects. With its emphasis on lung health in developing countries, the IJTLD encourages submissions that incorporate: fundamental research, the elaboration, implementation and assessment of field projects and action programmes for tuberculosis control and the promotion of lung health.
The IJTLD welcomes articles on all aspects of lung health, including public health related issues such as training programmes, cost-benefit analysis, legislation, epidemiology, intervention studies and health systems research.
Before submission, authors should download the following forms to ensure that they have complied with requirements:
- Instructions for Authors (PDF 590 Ko)
- IJTLD Guidelines for Qualitative Research (PDF 213 Ko)
- Author Checklist (PDF 151 Ko)
- Submission Instructions (PDF 212K0)
- Author Quick Guide (PDF 369K0)
Please note that as of 1 November 2013, the copyright form is now submitted by the corresponding author online, after article submission. In the event of acceptance all authors will be requested to log on to complete the form online.