Focus and Scope
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.
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.
JCCPSL provides open access to its contents immediately upon publication, without any subscription charge or registration barrier, on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
Article processing charges
JCCPSL does not charge any article-processing or publishing fee.
All articles published in the JCCPSL are deposited with Crossref.
The Journal publishes four issues per year.
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.
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.