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: Brief Report
William T Wang, Hwang Ching Chan, Jyoti Somani and See Ming Lim

COVID-19: Brief Report
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Original Research
Quang Duy Pham, Kiesha Prem, Tuan Anh Le, Nguyen Van Trang, Mark Jit, Tuan Anh Nguyen, Van Cao, Tam-Duong Le-Ha, Mai Thi Ngoc Chu, Ly Thi Khanh Le, Zheng Quan Toh, Marc Brisson, Suzanne Garland, Gerald Murray, Kathryn Bright, Duc Anh Dang, Hau Phuc Tran and Edward Kim Mulholland

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


Current Issue

Vol. 14 No. 5 (2023): Special Edition: COVID-19 Clinical Management and Health-care Pathways
Published: 23-11-2022

Brief Report

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