About the Journal

2022 Impact Factor: 1.0
5-year Impact Factor: 1.2
2022 CiteScore: 1.3

The Western Pacific Surveillance and Response journal is proud to announce its first impact factor (2022 Journal Citation Reports®, Clarivate 2023). We are grateful to all of our contributors and reviewers, and look forward to continuing to improve the journal with you!

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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e-ISSN: 2094-7313 | p-ISSN: 2094-7321


Current Issue

Vol. 14 No. 4 (2023): October ‒ December
Published: 16-10-2023

Brief Report

Original Research

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