About the Journal

Information for public health action

Founded in 2010, the Western Pacific Surveillance and Response journal (WPSAR) is an open access, peer reviewed journal on the surveillance of and response to public health events in the Western Pacific Region. WPSAR publishes work on acute or ongoing communicable diseases, natural disasters, food safety, bioterrorism, and chemical and radiological events.

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For all enquiries, please contact us at wpsar@who.int

Webinar series on scientific publishing

WPSAR partnered with TEPHINET to present a webinar series, Scientific Publishing for Field Epidemiologists, to celebrate the inaugural World Field Epidemiology Day on 7 September 2021. The webinar series is available as a playlist on the TEPHINET Secretariat YouTube channel. The four sessions are:

  • Session 1: Converting Your Field Epidemiology Work Into a Publishable Article 
  • Session 2: Preparing Your Manuscript for Submission 
  • Session 3: Addressing Reviewer Feedback on Your Manuscript 
  • Session 4: Being a Good Reviewer

Recently Published

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COVID-19: Original Research
Dwayne Davis, Stephanie Kern-Allely, Lily Muldoon, John M Tudela, Jesse Tudela, Renea Raho, Heather S Pangelinan, Halina Palacios, John Tabaguel, Alan Hinson, Guillermo Lifoifoi, Warren Villagomez, Joseph R Fauver, Haley L Cash, Esther Muña, Sean T Casey and Ali S Khan

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Case Series
Denmarc R Aranas, Bernard A Demot and Thea Pamela T Cajulao

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Current Issue

Vol. 14 No. 1 (2023): January ‒ March
Published: 18-01-2023

Regional Analysis

COVID-19: Original Research

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