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Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka (JCCPSL) is the official publication of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka. Its first issue was published in 1995.

JCCPSL is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal, which is published quarterly (four issues per year) from 2017. It publishes original research articles, reviews, brief reports, updates and short communications to inform current research, policies and evidence based public health practices in all areas that are of common interest to public health practitioners, clinicians and health policy makers.

The journal provides an interdisciplinary forum for dissemination of research material in a variety of disciplines relevant to public health such as demography, epidemiology, statistics, communicable and non-communicable diseases, health systems and policy, health service management, and health economics.

The mission of the JCCPSL is to encourage, empower and stimulate researchers and health professionals to publish high quality research, which is novel and of public health importance in the local and global context.

All articles published in the journal are deposited with Crossref

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 Charges: JCPSL does ot charge any article-processing or publishing fees.

Disclaimer:The information, opinions and views presented in the Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka reflect the views of the authors and contributors of the articles and not of the Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka or the Editorial Board or its publishers. Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka and/or its publisher cannot be held responsible for any errors or for any consequences arising from the use of the information contained in this journal. Although every effort is made by the editorial board and the publishers to see that no inaccurate or misleading data, opinion or statement appear in this journal, the data and opinions appearing in the articles including editorials and advertisements herein are the responsibility of the contributors concerned. The publishers and the editorial board accept no liability whatsoever for the consequences of any such inaccurate or misleading data, information, opinion or statement.


Publication Frequency

The Journal publishes two issues a year. Usually in June and December.


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.


Archiving Policy

This journal is available for LOCKSS harvesting, to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. See LOCKSS harvesting start page.


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