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2588-5715 :pISSN

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Health Education and Health Promotion

  • Editor-in-Chief: Fazlollah Ghofranipour
  • Publication Period: Quarterly
  • This is an Open Access Journal
Health Education & Health Promotion (HEHP) as a Scopus journal is interested in all aspects of health sciences, especially new trends and advances. It is an open-access journal that publishes peer-reviewed original scholarly work that advances the international understanding and development of health, both as a profession and as an academic discipline. All scholarly papers contributed to the development and enhancement of the following aspects of health education, and health promotion is welcome:
- Health Informatics 
Medicine and Dentistry (General)
- Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women's Health
- Public Health and Health Policy

 

 Contact information for the journal office
Journal Address Health Faculty, Tarbiat Modares University, Nasr Bridge, Tehran, Iran
Click here to contact the journal office or email hehp@modares.ac.ir

To ask a question about a particular manuscript, use the "submission's notes" icon , in the manuscript profile in your account.
Peer-review process
All submitted articles are evaluated at the submission to meet the structural and subject principles of Health Education and Health Promotion. The matched articles will go under a double-blinded peer-review process by at least 3 reviewers (experts in the field who are not part of the journal’s editorial staff) who are selected by the Editorial Board members according to their field specialties. The Editorial Board members have the final responsibility to select the articles.
 
Governing body
Health Education and Health Promotion is under the scientific control of the Editorial Board whose members are recognized experts in the subject areas included within the journal’s scope. Some executive roles of the Editorial Board members are delegated to the Editor-in-Chief who is well-known in the journal’s scope.
 
Editorial team
Health Education and Health Promotion is under the scientific supervision of the Editorial Team whose members are all experts with a high number of publications in their field.
 
Author fees/Access
There are No Fees or Charges at all for submission, and normal reviewing in Health Education and Health Promotion. There are some charges for publishing (after acceptance) and fast track services. 
Health Education and Health Promotion follows the Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing.
 
Copyright
The content of Health Education and Health Promotion is published under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License. To the extent this Public License may be interpreted as a contract, we are granted the Licensed Rights in consideration of your acceptance of these terms and conditions, and the Licensor grants you such rights in consideration of benefits the Licensor receives from making the Licensed Material available under these terms and conditions.

Health Education and Health Promotion allows the authors to hold the copyright without any restriction and the material is freely presented to the readers and can be used according to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License

 
Process for identification of and dealing with allegations of research misconduct
Publisher and editors of Health Education and Health Promotion are reasonable to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, including plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication, among others. In doing so, Health Education and Health Promotion follows COPE’s guidelines in dealing with allegations.
 
Ownership and management
Health Education and Health Promotion is owned by Tarbiat Modares University, Iran, and is managed and published by Afarand Scholarly Publishing Institute.
 
Conflicts of interests
All Health Education and Health Promotion Editorial Board members and the Editor-in-Chief submitted articles are gone under the same reviewing process as the other authors are gone. In the cases that a reviewer suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a submitted manuscript or a reader suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a published article (all authors are filling the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest at the submission time) Health Education and Health Promotion will follow COPE’s guidelines.
 
Revenue sources/Advertising/Direct marketing
Health Education and Health Promotion is financially supported completely by Tarbiat Modares University, Iran, and has no other sources for earning funds. Health Education and Health Promotion accepts No advertisements on the site or even as a report article.
 
Publishing schedule/Archiving
Health Education and Health Promotion is published 4 issues per year. All the content from the beginning to the end will be available for ever on the Health Education and Health Promotion exclusive website. Also, Health Education and Health Promotion is included at ISC (a national library) and Scopus and has the plan to enter the Web of Science database.

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CC BY-NC

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Director-in-Charge
Hidarnia, Alireza; 
Professor of Health Education
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: hidarnia@modares.ac.ir
Tel:  +982144203074
Editor-in-Chief
Ghofranipour, Fazlollah; Professor of Health Education ​
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran 
Email: ghofranf@modares.ac.ir​
Tel:  +982182883869​
Editorial Board

Zarei, Fatemeh: Assistant professor of Health Education and Health Promotion
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran 
Email: f.zarei@modares.ac.ir
Tell:  +98 (21) 82884546


Montazeri, Ali; Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology
Affiliation: Iranian Institute for Health Sciences Research, Tehran, Iran
Email: 
montazeri@cc.iut.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 66951877
 
Rakhshani, Fatemeh; Professor of Health Education
Affiliation: Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran
Email: 
rakhshani@health.gov.ir
Tel: -
 
Ahmadi , Fazlollah ; Professor of Nursing Education and Medical Surgical
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: ahmadif@modares.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 82883553
 
Chiou, shu-Ti; Leader in Health Promotion and NCD Prevention Policies
Affiliation: National Yang Ming University, Taipei , Taiwan
Email: stchiou@ym.edu.tw
Tel: +886 (
02) 28267000
 
Amin-shokravi, Farkhondeh; Associate Professor of Public Health
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email Address: aminsh_f@modares.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (
21) 82884606
 
Sanaeinasab, Hormoz; Associate Professor of Health Education
Affiliation: Baqiyatallah University of Medical sciences, Tehran, Iran
Email: 
sanaei1343@bmsu.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 82483436
 
Anoosheh, Monireh; Associate Professor of Health Education and Community Health Nursing
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: anoosheh@modares.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 82883813


Niknami, Shamsaddin; Professor of Health education
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: niknamis@modares.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 82883549


Bazargan-Hejazi, Shahrzad; Medical Student Research of Psychaitry
Affiliation: Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California and David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California
Email: shahrzadb@ucla.edu

Tel: +1 (213)563-5831 
 
Azadfallah, Parviz; Associate Professor of Health Psychology
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: azadfa_p@modares.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 88000684, +98 (21) 82883071
 
Gharakhanlou, Reza; Professor of Neuromuscular Adaptation
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University,Tehran, Iran
Email: ghara_re@modares.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 82884646
 
Ramezankhani, Ali; Professor of Health Education
Affiliation: Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Email: aramezankhani@sbmu.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 22492492
 

Taghdisi, Mohammad Hosein; Professor of Health Promotion
Affiliation:University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Email: m-taghdisi@tums.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 88777674

 
Morowati-sharifabad, Mohammad Ali; Professor of Health Education
Affiliation: Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
Email: 
m.morowati@ssu.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (35) 31492260
 
Hajizadeh, Ebrahim; Professor of Biostatistic
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: hajizadeh@modares.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 82883810
Download all Forms and the Instruction from here
Completing and signing the 
ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest is necessary for all authors (one form for each author). The article's submission won't be accepted without filling this form. All authors must also sign the Authors Introduction and Commitment Form and declare the number, order of appearance, contribution, and affiliation of authors and transfer the right of publishing to Health Education and Health Promotion.
The submitted articles will be sent to the reviewers after primary acceptance by the Editor-in-Chief according to the subject's adaptation to Health Education and Health Promotion scopes and also the structural principles of the article that must be as this instruction. Health Education and Health Promotion has the right to reject or accept the articles. After final acceptance by Health Education and Health Promotion Editorial Board, the articles will be completely revised by the Editorial Team members. The galley proof will be sent back to the submitter for final confirmation. The authors are responsible for the precision and correctness of the content.
 
How to submit your article
Article submission can only be performed electronically via Health Education and Health Promotion exclusive website. Please avoid postal or email submitting.
The steps of electronic submission of the article are as follows (submitting and normal reviewing are completely free of charges):
  1- Go to the Health Education and Health Promotion exclusive site: hehp.modares.ac.ir
  2- Select "submit an article".
  3- If you are a site member, you can start the process; If not, register first.
  4- Go toward all steps to complete the submission. 
  5- Note that even if the system confirms the submission, in case of insufficiency of the data or not sending the article's files in the mentioned order, the article will be sent back to the submitter. 

Notice: All the notifications will be sent just to the article submitter (that MUST be from the authors), and HEHP is only and only responsible for answering him/her about the submitted article.
 
How to prepare the article file
The entire text should be typed as a single column (Font size: 12; Font type: Cambria; Line spacing: 1) in A4 paper size with 3cm margins from top, bottom, left, and right of the page. The article file should contain 4 separate parts: 
Cover Page (1 page); 
Abstract (1 page); 
Text Body and Figures (several pages; 1 figure per every 1000 words of the Text Body); and 
References List (appropriate number according to article type).

 
Cover Page
1- The article's title should be written at the top (Write the running title below the title of the article).
2- Authors must be mentioned separately in order of appearance on the article with the following data (Please notice the authorship principles from here):
- First name, Middle name & Surname
- Academic Degree (PhD, MD, MSc, etc.)
- Affiliation (Department/Research Center, School/Institute, University, City, Country)
- Cell Phone Number, Telephone Number, Fax Number, Post Address, and Email (just necessary for the correspondent)
 
Abstract
1- The abstract of all types of articles must have AimsMethodsFindings, and Conclusion sections and should not be less than 150 and more than 250 words.
Notice: The abstract does not have any introduction and is not an introduction to the article. An abstract should express the maximum data related to the article in the minimum possible volume.
2- The keywords must be 3 to 6 MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) words with the URL of them at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/
 
Text Body
1- The section titles and word numbers of the text bodies are different according to the article's type.
Original Research
Description: These articles result from the authors’ research and must have intervention and data analysis processes (not descriptive).
Sections: Introduction, Materials & Methods, Findings, Discussion, and Conclusion
Authors Limitation: Accorded to the research size
Words Limitation: 3000 to 4000 words
References Limitation: Min. 25 and Max. 40
Diagrams Limitation: 3 to 4 (Tables, Charts, or Pictures)
Qualitative Research
Description: In the fields that the direct investigation of parameters is not possible, the research can be done regarding the experts' opinion qualitatively by appropriate documentation.
Sections: Introduction, Participants & Methods, Findings, Discussion, and Conclusion
Authors Limitation: 2 authors
Words Limitation: 4000 to 6000 words
References Limitation: Min. 25 and Max. 40
Diagrams Limitation: 4 to 6 (Tables, Charts, or Pictures)
Short Communication
Description: Original research novel fields of research with a low number of references that mainly introduce new achievements.
Sections: Introduction, Materials & Methods, Findings, Discussion, and Conclusion
Authors Limitation: 2 authors
Words Limitation: 1500 to 2000 words
References Limitation: Min. 10 and Max. 15
Diagrams Limitation: 2 (Tables, Charts, or Pictures)
Descriptive & Survey
Description: Articles that report descriptive data by checklists or questionnaires and have no intervention and data analysis. These are not considered as research articles and can be just accepted according to their strong practical aspects.
Sections: Introduction, Instrument & Methods, Findings, Discussion, and Conclusion
Authors Limitation: 3 authors
Words Limitation: 3000 to 4000 words
References Limitation: Min. 35 and Max. 50
Diagrams Limitation: 3 to 4 (Tables, Charts, or Pictures)
Systematic Review
Description: Review articles with the research structure that analyzes other research papers' data and conclusions in the subject field. 
Sections: Introduction, Information & Methods, Findings, Discussion, and Conclusion
Authors Limitation: 1 author
Words Limitation: 4000 to 6000 words
References Limitation: Min. 50, and Max. 60
Diagrams Limitation: 4 (Tables, Charts, or Pictures)
Analytic Review
Description: Review articles that are written by one expert in the field of research. The author is usually invited by the Editor in Chief to write a review in the desired field. This kind of article is not accepted by newcomers without enough original research in the field.  
Sections: Introduction, Sections according to the Author (6 to 8), and Conclusion
Authors Limitation: 1 author
Words Limitation: 8000 to 10000 words
References Limitation: Min. 80 and Max. 100 (At least 10 references from the author)
Diagrams Limitation: Accorded to the author
Case Report/Series
Description: In exposure to rare case(s), the researcher can report the patient's condition, treatment methods, and the conclusion. 
Sections: Introduction, Patient(s) & Methods, Findings, Discussion, and Conclusion
Authors Limitation: 2 authors
Words Limitation: 1500 to 2000 words
References Limitation: Min. 10 and Max. 15
Diagrams Limitation: 2 (Tables, Charts, or Pictures)
Letter to the Editor
Description: This kind of article is written in answer to or criticism of the journal's published articles or important issues.  
Sections: No sectioning
Authors Limitation: 1 author
Words Limitation: 800 to 1000 words
References Limitation: Min. 3 and Max. 5
Diagrams Limitation: No Diagrams
 
2- All articles MUST have AcknowledgmentsEthical PermissionAuthors ContributionConflicts of Interests, and Funding/Supports sections at the end. If there is nothing to report in each case, use “Nothing to be reported”.

3- 
Tables & Figures 
1- All tables, charts, and pictures are numbered in order of appearance in the article under the title of "Table" (for tables) and “Figure” (for charts and pictures).
2- Tables and Figures must not repeat each other’s data or text data.
3- The Tables & Figures' caption should be clear and complete without referring to the text.
4- Each Table & Figure should be placed in their appropriate place in the text, and the caption should be written above (for tables) or below (for figures).
5- In the charts, the original excel file (or other formats) must be sent (not the chart's picture).
 
References List
Mentioning the references in all necessary cases should be fully observed (the referencing guide can be found here). To mention a reference, the numbering system should be used (Vancouver Style). Thus, the references should be listed in the reference list based on the order of use in the main text, and they should be numbered orderly. Where ever necessary, the number of the given reference should be brought in brackets []. If there is more than one number in a [], the numbers must increase from left to right and be separated by “,” (e.g., [8, 11, 42]. If there are more than two following numbers, they must separate with “-“ (e.g., [12, 25, 32-38, 44-51].
Notice: the only valid references for scholarly articles are those with peer-reviewed content, which means published articles in not peer-reviewed journals; books, web pages, conference papers and posters, thesis and dissertations, and so on are not appropriate references for scholarly articles. Due to this, at least 80% of the cited references of the submitted articles MUST be published articles in peer-reviewed journals.
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    Alireza Molaei, Mohammad Gholami Fesharaki

    Predictors of physical activity behavior in female health workers: An application of the developed theory of planned behavior
    Banafsheh Esbakian, Zeinab Gholamnia Shirvani, sarehkhatoon Kh Shakerian rostami

    Psychometric evaluation of the Persian version of Family Management Measure
    Masoomeh Mehmannavazan, meimanat hosseini, Sima Sadat Hejazi, Jacqueline Vartanoosian, Mahsa Matbouei, Malihe Nasiri

    Correlation between E-Health Literacy and Health Promoting Behaviors in elderly people
    ali soleimaninejad, zahra sadat asadi, sirus fathimanesh, adel moqaddas

    Determinants of Dairy Use Status and Effective Factors on Consumption Behaviors on the basis of Health Belief Model (HBM) among Health Care Providers of Health Centers in Urmia
    sahahr roozbahani, Seideh Hanieh Alamolhoda, Monireh Rezaee Moradali, Fatemeh Yahyavi Koochaksaraei, MoradAli Zareipour, Mina Tasouji Azari

    Improving Information Adequacy of Clinical Morning Reports: Development of a Structured Model in the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department
    Tahereh Samimi, Shahab MohammadEbrahimi, Fatemeh Tara, Sayyed Mostafa Mostafavi, Elaheh Ebrahimi Miandehi, Mahmood Tara

    Designing and Psychometrics of a Questionnaire to Access the Skills of Health-Workers in Providing Self-Care Program for Pre-diabetic Individuals by PRECEDE-PROCEED Model
    mahmoud ghasemi, Fazlollah Ghofranipour, Hasan Shahbazi, Farkhondeh Amin Shokravi

    Is tehran an Age-Friendly City? Infrastructures criteria speech
    fatemeh estebsari, zahra rahimi khalifeh kandi, Maliheh Nasiri, Marjan Moradi Fath, Davoud Mostafaei

    Weight management promotion among preschoolers: A protocol for a pilot study using mixed methods
    Najmeh Hamzavi Zarghani, Fazlollah Ghofranipour, Eesa mohammadi, Ali Asghar Haeri Mehrizi, Greet Cardon

    Evaluating intensive care nurses’ clinical competence in eye care: a cross-sectional descriptive study
    abbas ebadi, Malihe sadat Moayed, Amir Mirsadeghi, yaser saeid saeid

    Effects of Lifestyle modification on Body Mass Index and Blood Pressure Control in Hypertensive Middle-Aged Women, 2018
    Seyyed Mansour Kashfi, Jamileh Poor Abed, Tayebeh Rakhshani, Masoud Karimi

    Exercise behaviors of infertile women at risk of osteoporosis: Application of the health belief and the transtheoretical models
    Leila Allahqoli, Azam Rahmani, Arezoo Fallahi, Reza Ghanei Gheshlagh, Thomas Volken, Azra Allahveisi

    The relationship between spiritual well-being and resilience with health anxiety in pregnant women: The mediating role of self-compassion
    majid yousefi afrashteh, leila bitarafan

    Comparing of Machine Learning Algorithms for Predicting ICU admission in COVID-19 hospitalized patients
    azam orooji, Hadi Kazemi arpanahi, Mohammadreza Kaffashian, Gholamreza Kalvandi, Mostafa Shanbehzadeh

    Comparison of the Effect of Peer and Family-Based Training on the Quality of Life of Rural Diabetic Elderly
    Zohreh Taraghi, Marzieh Ghasemnejhad, Manijheh Zakizadeh, Ali Hesamzadeh, reza ali mohammadpour tahamtan

    Determining the predictability of self-care behaviors associated with COVID-19 disease in southeastern Iran − developing a model for research and practice: a cross-sectional study
    Victoria Momenabadi, asma pourtaheri, Somaye Moayedi

    Influenza vaccination uptake among Iranian Older Adults: Application of the Health Belief Model
    Mohamadali Morowatisharifabad

    Evaluating the Effective Factors on Eating Disorders Prevention Methods Using Analysis of Food-Related Data on Twitter
    Sepehr Baghi, Mohammad Hossein Ebrahimzadeh Esfahani, Negar Hedayati

    The challenge of COVID-19 disease in Iran’s education (Sociolinguistics)"
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