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  •  About Health and Development Journal (JHAD): The journal of "Health and Development" (JHAD) is the official publication of the School of Public Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran. This journal publishes original research and review papers in the fields of Public Health, Health Promotion, Health Education, Environmental Health, Occupational Health, Health Management, Social Medicine, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Nutrition.

    All submissions to the Health and Development Journal (JHAD) undergo a fair, supportive and double-blind peer-review process and our acceptance rate is about 7%. We follow the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals, issued by International Committee for Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), as well as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) code of conduct for editors.

  • The Journal of Health and Development (JHAD) is Open Access and does not charge publication fees.

  •   All authors have to sign both pages of the journal's "Ethical Statement", in the same order listed in the article, and send the signed form either by Fax or Email to the journal office. The article will not be reviewed by the editorial board unless the ethical statement has been signed by all authors and sent to the journal office beforehand.

  •   The Health and Development Journal (JHAD) changed language from Farsi to English, in the winter of 2021. Therefore authors are kindly requested to submit articles in English.

    Articles may also be submitted in Farsi (Persian).

Current Issue: Volume 11, Issue 2, May 2022 

Original Article

The Relation between Students’ Mental Health and Tendency toward Risky Behavior in Pishva, Iran

Pages 51-59


Fahimeh Mirzakhani; Zahra Ameri; Narges Khanjani; Amir Amini; Amir Reza Nabipour

Underlying Factors Associated with COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy and Refusal among the Iranian Population: A Qualitative Content Analysis

Pages 66-76


Azam Bazrafshan; Azadeh Sadeghi; Maliheh Sadat Bazrafshan; Mehdi Shafiei-Bafti; Hamid Sharifi; Amin Beigzadeh; Parvin Mangolian Shahrbabaki

Evaluation of Children’s Use of Oral Health Products, Familiarity of Parents With These Products, and Their Availability

Pages 105-109


Hamidreza Poureslami; Maryam Sharifi; Hossein Asadipour; Ali Basirinia; Sajad Raeisi Estabragh; Mohsen Mehdinejad; Mahla Mazloomian; Mahsa Sayadizadeh

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