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Family Medicine and Community Health

is an open access journal focusing on the topics of family medicine, general practice and community health.

JCI 1.81
CiteScore 3.7
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FMCH strives to be a leading international journal that promotes 'Health Care for All' through disseminating novel knowledge and best practices in primary care, family medicine, and community health. FMCH publishes original research, review, methodology, commentary, reflection, and case-study from the lens of population health. FMCH's Asian Focus section features reports of family medicine development in the Asia-pacific region.

FMCH aims to serve a diverse audience including researchers, educators, policymakers and leaders of family medicine and community health. We also aim to provide content relevant for researchers working on population health, epidemiology, public policy, disease control and management, preventative medicine and disease burden. FMCH does not impose any article processing charges (APC) or submission charges.

FMCH was founded by the Chinese General Practice Press (CGPP) and Beijing Huawei General Practice Research Institute (BHGPRI) as an internationally focused open access journal devoted to subjects that are common and relevant to family medicine, general practice and community health. FMCH is owned by BHGPRI

JOURNAL NEWS: Family Medicine and Community Health is now indexed in PubMed Central and Medline.

Access further content on the journal blog. Follow the journal on Twitter and Facebook. FMCH has a CiteScore of 3.7 (2021) and a Journal Citation Indicator (JCI) of 1.81 (2021).

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Family Medicine and Community Health accepts submissions of a wide range of article types, including Editorials, Original research, Focus on Asia Pacific, Review articles, Reflections, Case reports and Letters to the Editor.
The Author Information section provides specific article requirements to help you turn your research into an article suitable for FMCH.
Information is also provided on editorial and data policies.

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