Public Health Action (PHA)

Public Health Actione-ISSN 2220-8372 (Online)

The Union's free access, online journal, Public Health Action, was launched on 1 May 2011, and the first issue was published online on 21 September 2011. The new journal aims to promote the vision of The Union, Health solutions for the poor, by disseminating new knowledge on health systems and health services for vulnerable groups, with a priority on tuberculosis, lung health, non-communicable diseases and related public health issues.

The editors will consider any manuscript reporting original research on health systems and services, with a focus on access, equity, quality and quality improvement, efficiency and cost-effectiveness and ethical issues related to health systems and services.

To enable free access for all readers, authors of accepted articles are required to pay a publication charge.

To submit an article, please click on the following link and follow the on-screen instructions:

Public Health Action is available online on Ingenta at:

Editorship of Public Health Action

Public Health Action

The mandate of the current Editor-in-Chief for Lung Disease of Public Health Action, Professor Donald Enarson, comes to an end as of 15 September 2014. Accordingly, The Union is inviting applications for the next five-year term.

Applicants for the position are expected to be knowledgeable about the broad fields of respiratory diseases, public health and operational research, and will preferably have had previous editorial experience. Interested persons are invited to submit a curriculum vitae, a bibliography and the names of three referees by 15 August 2014, to:

S. B. Squire, MD
Chair, Nominating Committee
International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
68 boulevard Saint Michel
75006 Paris - FRANCE.