This journal has CEASED PUBLICATION. The journal's original name was the International Journal of Global Health, which began in 2001. The publication became known as the International Journal of Global Health and Health Disparities in 2004 with Volume 3, Number 1. Volumes/Issues run from v.1 (2001) to v.6 (2009).


The International Journal of Global Health welcomed unsolicited manuscripts. Authors were asked to send their manuscripts to the Editorial Office at the address below. Guidelines for authors were found in each issue as well as at www.globalhealthcorps.org, or could be obtained by writing to the Editorial Office. Issues of international, minority, and global significance for public health were of particular interest.

Views expressed in the journal were those of the authors and did not necessarily reflect the views of the International Journal of Global Health editors, editorial board, or other members.


International Journal of Global Health
Global Health Corps
Division of Health Promotion and Education
220 WRC
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0241
1-319-273-6155 (voice)
1-319-273-5958 (FAX)

The International Journal of Global Health was published twice a year.


2 issues (one year) 4 issues (two years)
Students $10 $15
Individuals/Professionals $20 $35
Institutions $50 $90

Single and back issues were $10, including postage.
Foreign Postage: Canada add $6/2 issues. All other foreign, add $8/2 issues.

Subscribers in developing countries: The International Journal of Global Health provided free or reduced price two-year subscriptions for individuals in developing countries upon request. Some institutions in developing countries - NGOs, universities, and libraries with restricted budgets - may also be eligible for a free or reduced-price subscription. Institutions, please attach a letter with explanation of financial situation.

Who Can Submit?

Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in International Journal of Global Health and Health Disparities provided he or she owns the copyright to the work being submitted or is authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article. Authors are the initial owners of the copyrights to their works (an exception in the non-academic world to this might exist if the authors have, as a condition of employment, agreed to transfer copyright to their employer).

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General Submission Rules

Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: "publication" in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to International Journal of Global Health and Health Disparities, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at International Journal of Global Health and Health Disparities. If you have concerns about the submission terms for International Journal of Global Health and Health Disparities, please contact the editors.

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Formatting Requirements

International Journal of Global Health and Health Disparities has no general rules about the formatting of articles upon initial submission. There are, however, rules governing the formatting of the final submission. See Final Manuscript Preparation Guidelines for details. Although bepress can provide limited technical support, it is ultimately the responsibility of the author to produce an electronic version of the article as a high-quality PDF (Adobe's Portable Document Format) file, or a Microsoft Word, WordPerfect or RTF file that can be converted to a PDF file.

It is understood that the current state of technology of Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF) is such that there are no, and can be no, guarantees that documents in PDF will work perfectly with all possible hardware and software configurations that readers may have.

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Rights for Authors and UNI ScholarWorks

As further described in our submission agreement (the Submission Agreement), in consideration for publication of the article, the authors assign to UNI ScholarWorks all copyright in the article, subject to the expansive personal--use exceptions described below.

Attribution and Usage Policies

Reproduction, posting, transmission or other distribution or use of the article or any material therein, in any medium as permitted by a personal-use exemption or by written agreement of UNI ScholarWorks, requires credit to UNI ScholarWorks as copyright holder (e.g., UNI ScholarWorks © 2021).

Personal-use Exceptions

The following uses are always permitted to the author(s) and do not require further permission from UNI ScholarWorks provided the author does not alter the format or content of the articles, including the copyright notification:

  • Storage and back-up of the article on the author's computer(s) and digital media (e.g., diskettes, back-up servers, Zip disks, etc.), provided that the article stored on these computers and media is not readily accessible by persons other than the author(s);
  • Posting of the article on the author(s) personal website, provided that the website is non-commercial;
  • Posting of the article on the internet as part of a non-commercial open access institutional repository or other non-commercial open access publication site affiliated with the author(s)'s place of employment (e.g., a Phrenology professor at the University of Southern North Dakota can have her article appear in the University of Southern North Dakota's Department of Phrenology online publication series); and
  • Posting of the article on a non-commercial course website for a course being taught by the author at the university or college employing the author.

People seeking an exception, or who have questions about use, should contact the editors.

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General Terms and Conditions of Use

Users of the UNI ScholarWorks website and/or software agree not to misuse the UNI ScholarWorks service or software in any way.

The failure of UNI ScholarWorks to exercise or enforce any right or provision in the policies or the Submission Agreement does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any term of the Submission Agreement or these policies is found to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Submission Agreement and these policies remain in full force and effect. These policies and the Submission Agreement constitute the entire agreement between UNI ScholarWorks and the Author(s) regarding submission of the Article.

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