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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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WPSAR articles are indexed in: PubMed/MEDLINE, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Western Pacific Region IndexMedicus (WPRIM/APAMED central), EBSCO and Google Scholar.

Data in these articles are freely available for unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction, as long as the original work is cited, under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 IGO licence

 

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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

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    Karen Joyce C. Cortez, Bernard A. Demot, Samantha S. Bartolo, Dexter D. Feliciano, Verna Moila P. Ciriaco, Imari Irish E. Labi, Denzelle Diane M. Viray, Jenna Charise M. Casuga, Karol Anne B. Camonayan-Flor, Precious Mae A. Gomez, Marie Ellaine N. Velasquez, Thea Pamela T. Cajulao, Jovy E. Nigos, Maria Lowella F. De Leon, Domingo P. Solimen, Angelita G. Go, Francis M. Pizarro, Larry C. Haya Jr., Ray P. Aswat, Virginia B. Mangati, Caesar Noel I. Palaganas, Mylene N. Genuino, Kimberley M. Cutiyog-Ubando, Karen C. Tadeo, Marienelle L. Longid, Nowell Benedict C. Catbagan, Joel B. Bongotan, Beverly Anne T. Dominguez-Villar, Joeffrey B. Dalao
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