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IUBJPH (Independent University Bangladesh Journal of Public Health) is a relatively new, biannual peer-reviewed journal in the field of Public Health publication. IUB -SPH (School of Public Health) is always dedicated to high quality research by itself as well as with its center – CHPD (Centre for Health and Population Development). IUBJPH is one of the communication and dissemination ways of SPH regarding its latest research findings concerning public health. It dynamically engages with key public health issues that have come to the front in the global public health.  IUBJPH is dedicated to the advancement of basic knowledge in the field of core public health research and preventive science.  It contains study pertaining to original articles, review articles, case reports and book reviews on epidemics of newly-emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases, the increase in chronic illnesses especially in developing countries, the globalization and its impact on public health, migration and health etc.

After accepting the article by our editorial board, two reviewers will submit their comments within a certain period and then that manuscript will be send back to the author for incorporating the comments of the reviewers. The revised copy will then again be submitted to editorial board for final editing. IUBJPH has both online and printed version.

Editorial Board


Dr. M. Omar Rahman
Vice Chancellor & Dean, School of Public Health; Executive Director, Centre for Health, Population and Development, Independent University, Bangladesh; Adjunct Associate Professor of Epidemiology & Demography at the Harvard School of Public Health.



Dr. Rita Yusuf
Dean, School of Life Sciences; Assistant Director, Centre for Health, Population and Development, Independent University, Bangladesh

Members of Editorial Board:

Dr. Nafisa Huq
Dr. S. M. Raysul Haque
Dr. Shabareen Tisha
Samia Aziz
Tarzia Choudhury

Dr. M. Kabir
Ex- Professor and Head, Department of Statistics, Jahangirnagar University

Dr. Wasimul Bari
Professor, Department of Statistics, Biostatistics & Informatics , University of Dhaka

Dr. A. M. Jahangir Khan
Professor and Head, Health Economics Unit, ICDDR,B, Bangladesh

Dr. Mahbub Alam
Head, Social Sciences and Humanities, Independent University, Bangladesh

Dr. Kuntal Kumar Saha
Country Coordinator, International Food Policy Research Institute.

Dr. Farhana Haque
Assistant Scientist,Centre for Communicable Diseases, icddr,b & Outbreak Investigation Officer, IEDCR

Dr. Mizanur Shuvra
Deputy Project Coordinator at ICDDR,B

Authors Guideline

In General:

  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word document format only.

  • All manuscripts should be submitted in English. Author can follow either British or American style but mixing should not be accepted.

  • Please provide the names, running titles, Email addresses, and affiliations of all the authors of the manuscript, in the order that they appear on the manuscript.

  • The corresponding author should be authorized by all other co-authors to submit the manuscript. Email address is compulsory for the corresponding author.

  • The submitted article should not been previously published and/or should not be simultaneously submitted to other journals.

  • Author has to be strict about copyright, so the manuscript or any part of it is in no way a violation of any existing original or plagiaristic copyright.

  • Accepted papers will be the eternal stuff of the IUBJPH. When the articles are accepted for publication after submission of manuscript, the authors(s) agree that copyrights for their articles are automatically transferred to IUBJPH.

  • If complex statistical data are provided, the authors may be requested to submit the data set to cross check the rationality of methods used.

  • All contributors who do not meet the criteria for authorship should be listed in an acknowledgments section.

  • Manuscripts submitted for publication in IUBJPH will be reviewed anonymously by at least two experts in the particular area, the author will receive evaluation results within a month to decide the manuscript would be accepted or rejected.

About Manuscript


The paper should have the following structure:

1. Title of the paper should be on the upper centre of the paper
2. Authors and affiliations according to order just under the title
3. Abstract (at least 250 words)
4. Keywords (by which others can search the article in internet)
5. Introduction - including objective, aims, justification, overview and references to related work.
6. Main body - explanation of methods, procedures, data used, results
7. Discussion/Conclusion
8. Acknowledgement
9. References


Page Layout:

Your paper must use a page size corresponding to A4. The margins must be set as follows:
Top = 1’’
Bottom = 1’’
Left =1’’

Page Style:

All paragraphs must be justified alignment. With justified alignment, both sides of the paragraph are straight.

  • Text Font of Entire Document

The entire document should be in Times New Roman. The font sizes to be used for title is “18” bold; for authors detail(name will be in bold and affiliation will be normal style) is “10” ; any heading is “12” bold; sub heading and table caption “10” bold; main body paragraph is “10”.

  • Title and Author Details

All title and author details must be in single-column format and must be cantered.
Every word in a title must be capitalized except for short minor words such as “a”, “an”, “and”, “as”, “at”, “by”, “for”, “from”, “if”, “in”, “into”, “on”, “or”, “of”, “the”, “to”, “with”.
Author details must not show any professional title (e.g. CEO), any academic title (e.g. Dr)

Each affiliation must include, at the very least, the name of the company and the name of the country where the author is based (e.g. Independent University, Bangladesh).


  • Figures and Tables

Figures and Tables should appear either at the end of the article before the reference part and just after the acknowledgement part or simultaneously with the text. Figures and Tables should appear chronologically such as Table-1, Table-2, Table-3 and same style should be followed for figures.



All reference items must be in “9” size font. Please use Vancouver styles to distinguish different fields as shown in the References section. Number the reference items consecutively in square brackets (e.g. [1]). References should be cited in the text and listed in the reference section. Refer simply to the reference number, as in [1].



Sample article (Download)

Submit Manuscript

You are welcome to submit manuscript in IUBJPH. Currently we are publishing original articles, review articles, case reports and book reviews on relevant issues of public health. Please read the author’s guideline in detail before submitting any article. You are requested to submit the editable soft copy by email to under named persons. You will be notified within shortest possible time about the acceptance status of your paper.


Dr. Nafisa Huq
Sr. Lecturer and academic Program Coordinator, SPH

Dr. S. M. Raysul Haque
Lecturer, SPH

Current Issues

We are going to launch our first issue on July, 2016.