Aims and scope
Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care is a peer reviewed journal that aims to improve reproductive and sexual health nationally and internationally. The Journal publishes high-quality research and information relevant to clinical care, service delivery, training and education in the field of contraception and reproductive/sexual health.
Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care is published by BMJ on behalf of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
19% (original articles)
Time from submission to first decision
40 days (original articles)
Time from acceptance to publication
21 days (online)
5 months (print)
MEDLINE, Current Contents/Social, Behavioural Sciences , Social SciSearch online database, MEDLARS online system, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica (Elsevier) and Current Literature in Family Planning (Planned Parenthood of America)
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