Aims and scope

Journal of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka (JCCPSL) is the official publication of the College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka. Its first issue was published in 1995. JCCPSL is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal, which is published quarterly (four issues per year) from 2017. It publishes original research articles, reviews, brief reports, updates and short communications to inform current research, policies and evidence based public health practices in all areas that are of common interest to public health practitioners, clinicians and health policy makers.

The journal provides an interdisciplinary forum for dissemination of research material in a variety of disciplines relevant to public health such as demography, epidemiology, statistics, communicable and non-communicable diseases, health systems and policy, health service management, and health economics. .

Mission of the JCCPSL is to encourage, empower and stimulate researchers and health professionals to publish high quality research, which is novel and of public health importance in the local and global context.

JCCPSL - ISSN 1391-3174



Editoral Board

Co-Editors

Carukshi Arambepola

Dept. of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine University of Colombo

Shamini Prathapan

Dept. of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Editoral members

Chrishantha Abeysena

Dept. of Public health, Faculty of Medicine University of Kelaniya

Sampatha Goonewardena

Dept. of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medical sciences University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Sumal Nandasena

National Institute of Health Sciences, Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Sri Lanka

Nirupa Pallewatte

National Programme for Tuberculosis Control & Chest Diseases, Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Sri Lanka

Manuja Perera

Dept. of Public health, Faculty of Medicine University of Kelaniya

Mahishi Ranaweera

Dept. of English Language Teaching University of Kelaniya

Sudath Samaraweera

National Cancer Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Sri Lanka

Upul Senarath

Dept. of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine University of Colombo

R Surenthirakumaran

Dept. of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine University of Jaffna

Shreenika Weliange

Dept. of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine University of Colombo

Supun Wijesinghe

Anti-Leprosy Campaign, Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Sri Lanka

International Advisory Board

Ranjith de Alwis

International Medical University Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Arvind Kasthuri

St Johns Medical College Bangalore, India

Editorial office

The Journal of College of Community Physicians of Sri Lanka No. 6, Wijerama House, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka

Phone: 0094 (0)114487139

Fax: 0094 (0)114487139

E-mail: editorjccpsl@gmail.com

Printer

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Phone: 0094 (0)112774793

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