Call for Papers: Climate Change and Health Security - A Special Issue of Health Security


Climate change is an urgent and growing threat to global health security. A special feature of Health Security will be devoted to climate change and health. The Journal seeks papers that address the wide range of policy, practice, and research issues at the intersection of health and a changing climate.  

Information for authors

A special Journal section devoted to climate change and health security will be published in the November/December 2015 issue of Health Security. Scholarly and review articles, descriptions of practice, and opinion and commentary pieces are welcome. Manuscripts can be up to 5,000 words exclusive of the abstract, tables, figures, and references. Please consult the Journal website for specific submission instructions ( ).

Deadline for article submission:

Papers must be submitted by July 15, 2015, to

Health Security (formerly Biosecurity and Bioterrorism), published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., is a bi‐monthly peer‐reviewed journal, now in its 13th year of publication. It serves as an international forum for debate and exploration of the key strategic, scientific, and operational issues posed by biological weapons, pandemics and emerging infectious diseases, natural disasters, and other threats to global health. The Journal provides multidisciplinary analyses and perspectives essential to the creation of strategies and programs that can diminish the consequences of health emergencies, epidemics, and disasters.

The Journal’s international audience includes those professional communities that have strategic, scientific, or operational responsibilities critical to improving health security, including medicine, public health, law, national security, bioscientific research, agriculture, food safety, and drug and vaccine development.

Health Security is indexed in MEDLINE; PubMed; PubMed Central; Current Contents®/Social & Behavioral Sciences; Social Sciences Citation Index®; Social SciSearch®; Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition; EMBASE/Excerpta Medica; EMBiology; Scopus; ProQuest; CAB Abstracts; and Global Health.

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