The Lancet Public Health

The Lancet Public Health is a new online-only, open access title in The Lancet's growing family of specialty journals. Building on the foundation of The Lancet as a champion of public health research, this monthly journal is committed to publishing high-quality original Research Articles, Editorials, Comments, and Correspondence that contribute to advancing health equity, public health practice and policy making worldwide. The journal is indexed/abstracted in the DOAJ, MEDLINE/PubMed, Scopus, and in the Journal Citation Reports.

Publisher
The Lancet
Website
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanpub/home
Impact factor
60 (2018)

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Health

Model to predict drug overdose deaths in US

For two decades, the number of Americans who die each year from drug overdoses has steadily risen, from less than 20,000 in 1999 to more than 80,000 in 2020. By studying patterns of these drug-related fatalities, researchers ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tuberculosis in Irish prisons: New study recommends increased testing

Investigators from Trinity College Dublin, the Irish Mycobacteria Reference Laboratory, St James's Hospital, and the Department of Public Health HSE East believe tuberculosis (TB) care in Irish Prisons should be supported, ...

Health

Thousands of surveys show the impact of smoking around the world

The most comprehensive data on global trends in smoking highlight its enormous global health toll. The number of smokers worldwide has increased to 1.1 billion in 2019, with tobacco smoking causing 7.7 million deaths—including ...

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