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Journal of Global Healthopen access

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Health Policy
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
PublisherEdinburgh University Global Health Society
Publication typeJournals
ISSN20472986, 20472978
Scope Journal of Global Health is a peer-reviewed journal published by the Edinburgh University Global Health Society, a not-for-profit organization registered in the UK. We publish editorials, news, viewpoints, original research and review articles in two issues per year. Our mission is to serve the community of researchers, funding agencies, international organizations, policy-makers and other stakeholders in the field of international health by: presenting important news from all world regions, key organizations and resources for global health and development; providing an independent assessment of the key issues that dominated the previous semester in the field of global health and development; publishing high-quality peer-reviewed original research and providing objective reviews of global health and development issues; allowing independent authors and stakeholders to voice their personal opinions on issues in global health.


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The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Health Policy2014Q4
Health Policy2015Q3
Health Policy2016Q1
Health Policy2017Q1
Health Policy2018Q1
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2014Q4
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2015Q3
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2016Q1
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2017Q1
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health2018Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.300
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.050
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.033
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20154.067
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.279
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.210
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.300
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.050
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.033
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.683
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.372
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.210
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.300
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.050
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.950
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.650
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.762
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.372
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.300
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20110
Self Cites20123
Self Cites20133
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20157
Self Cites20168
Self Cites201750
Self Cites201855
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20126
Total Cites201382
Total Cites2014182
Total Cites2015200
Total Cites2016151
Total Cites2017290
Total Cites2018581
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20110
External Cites per document20120.150
External Cites per document20131.975
External Cites per document20143.033
External Cites per document20154.825
External Cites per document20163.488
External Cites per document20172.791
External Cites per document20182.906
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.300
Cites per document20132.050
Cites per document20143.033
Cites per document20155.000
Cites per document20163.683
Cites per document20173.372
Cites per document20183.210
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20134
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents20154
Non-citable documents20167
Non-citable documents20176
Non-citable documents20189
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201220
Citable documents201340
Citable documents201460
Citable documents201540
Citable documents201641
Citable documents201786
Citable documents2018181
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20110
Uncited documents201216
Uncited documents201312
Uncited documents201430
Uncited documents201510
Uncited documents201612
Uncited documents201725
Uncited documents201860
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20126
Cited documents201332
Cited documents201436
Cited documents201534
Cited documents201636
Cited documents201767
Cited documents2018130
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