About the Journal

Iranian Journal of Health and Environment

Current Issue:  2023، Volume 16 ،Issue 1


E-ISSN: 2008-3718

Chairman: Alireza Mesdaghinia, PhD.
Editor-in-Chief: Kazem Naddafi, PhD.

Journal Title
Abbreviation: Iran J Health Environ

Aims and Scope

Iranian Journal of Health and Environment (IJHE) is a Quarterly scientific research publication of the Iranian Association of Environmental Health (IAEH) published by Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS). IJHE publishes original research papers, review articles, case reports and technical notes. It publishes articles on all aspects of the interactions between environment and human health. A broad outline of the journal's scope includes:

  • Natural environment and health (health implications and monitoring of air, water and soil pollutants and pollution and health improvements and air, water and soil quality standards)
  • The built environment and health
  • Environmental epidemiology
  • Environmental toxicology, mutagenesis and carcinogenesis
  • Environmental health risk assessment and management
  • Ecological risk assessment and management
  • Emerging issues in environmental health
  • Environmental pollution control systems  and technologies
  • Hazardous materials and toxic substances management
  • Environmental management for vector control
  • Environmental policy and management
  • Food safety and hygiene
  • Environmental health in disasters
  • Psychological and social aspects of Environmental health
  • Environmental law and ethics

All submitted articles should fall in one of the above categories. Originality, Novelty and Quality are the main criteria for selecting articles for publication.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

All journal papers are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, which permits any non-commercial use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source.

Copyright Notice

Authors have copyright but license exclusive rights in their article to the publisher *.

Authors have the right to:

  • Share their article according to the "Personal Use rights" ** so long as it contains the end user license and the DOI link to the version of record in this journal.
  • Retain intellectual property rights (including research data).
  • Proper attribution and credit for the published work.

* This includes the right to make and authorize commercial use.

** Personal use rights

Authors can use their articles, in full or in part, for scholarly, non-commercial purposes such as:

  • Use by an author in the author’s classroom teaching (including distribution of copies, paper or electronic)
  • Distribution of copies (including through e-mail) to known research colleagues for their personal use (but not for Commercial Use)
  • Inclusion in a thesis or dissertation (provided that this is not to be published commercially)
  • Use in a subsequent compilation of the author’s works
  • Extending the Article to book-length form
  • Preparation of other derivative works (but not for Commercial Use)
  • Otherwise using or re-using portions or excerpts in other works

Article Processing Charges (APC)

As Tehran University of Medical Sciences is supporting most of the publishing costs of Iranian Journal of Health and Environment, article processing charge and any other publication fees in the journal are free for authors.


Iranian Journal of Health and Environment is published as an open access electronic journal, so there is no subscription fee for audiences.


Iranian Journal of Health and Environment accepts NO advertisements in the journal website and articles.


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