Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine (ISSN 1995-7645 CODEN: APJTB6) (APJTM) is an international English scientific monthly publication which was launched in March 2008. It is sponsored by the Institute of Tropical Disease, Hainan Medical University (China), aims to provide an academic communicating platform for international physicians, medical scientists, allied health scientists and public health workers, especially those of the Asia-Pacific region and worldwide on tropical medicine, infectious diseases and public health, and to meet the growing challenges of understanding, preventing and controlling the dramatic global emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases in the Asia-Pacific.
APJTM publishes new findings in basic and clinical research on tropical medicine and public health worldwide. It particularly pays attention to tropical disease, such as dengue/dengue hemorrhagic fever, kala azar, anthracia pestis, malaria, cholera, plague, leishmaniasis, tsutsugamushi, schistosomiasis, filariasis, trypanosomatosis, leprosy, Ebola hemorrhagic fever, yellow fever, babesiasis, Lyme disease, avian influenza, enzootic hepatitis, African meningitis, red tide, influenza, tuberculosis, epidemic polyarthritis, Japanese encephalitis, hepatitis and other parasitological diseases and zoonoses, which have repeatedly caused major epidemics regionally. Pharmacological studies, molecular biological studies, biological studies, physiological studies, pathological studies, gene studies on treatment and management for these alarming global emergence and re-emergences of infectious diseases are our focuses, too. Original research articles, review articles, case reports, and clinical studies in all areas of tropical medicine are welcome.
Journal is indexed by
SCI, PubMed/Medline, Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, Excepta Medica, Scopus, Western Pacific Region Index Medicus, Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience Abstracts, Global Health, Zoological Record, Ulrich International Periodical Director, and Index Copernicus.