About the Journal

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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.

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. [https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/igo/]

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


Recently Published


Prevalence of chronic hepatitis B in Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
Alice U. Lee, Luke Mair, Bob Kevin, Lily Gandi, Olive Tarumuri, Caroline Lee, Sue Huntley and David Carl Hilmers

Lessons from the Field

A programme to treat chronic hepatitis B in Kiribati: progress and challenges
Alice U. Lee, Kathy Jackson, Rosemary Tekoaua, Caroline Lee, Margaret Sue Huntley and David C. Hilmers

Original Research

Building the hospital event-based surveillance system in Viet Nam: a qualitative study to identify potential facilitators and barriers for event reporting
Hien Do, Hien T Ho, Phu D Tran, Dang B Nguyen, Satoko Otsu, Cindy Chiu de Vázquez, Tan Q Dang, Quang D Tran, Van Anh Pham, Nanako Mikami and Masaya Kato


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


Current Issue

Vol. 11 No. 5 (2020): COVID-19 special issue
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Published: 2021-01-06

Outbreak Investigation Report

Letter to the Editor

Brief Report

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