Value in Health Regional Issues is an online, MEDLINE®/Pubmed-indexed journal that publishes articles on health-related topics that impact the health systems and health policies in the following regions: 1) Asia; 2) Central and Eastern Europe, Western Asia, and Africa; and 3) Latin America. Published 3 times a year, the journal circulates to 9500+ online subscribers around the world.
Articles that meet the editorial requirements for style and scope are subjected to a formal peer review. The Editorial Office strives to complete the peer review process and render decisions within 8 to 10 weeks of submission. Articles that do not fall within the journal’s scope or do not meet the standards to merit an external peer review will be evaluated internally by the editors, usually within 4 weeks.
Accepted articles are published online on the Elsevier site immediately after the article has undergone the production process (ie, copyediting, layout, author proofs, corrections, etc). Even though individual articles are published online on a rolling basis throughout the year, “collected articles” are published in one of 3 volumes according to the following schedule: