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The flourishing of the individual human person, the health of human society, and the ecological well being of planet earth are all inextricably connected with the issues of human population, sexuality, and reproduction. The specialty section on Population, Reproductive, and Sexual Health is an academic hub for the dissemination and discussion of data and evidence-based perspectives in these domains.
The flourishing of the individual human person, the health of human society, and the ecological well being of planet earth are all inextricably connected with the issues of human population, sexuality, and reproduction. Understanding and effectively communicating about these issues is of central importance for scientists, clinicians, and policy makers of all nationalities, ethnicities, and cultures.
The specialty section on Population, Reproductive, and Sexual Health is an academic hub for the dissemination and discussion of data and evidence-based perspectives in these domains. We prioritize the presentation and peer review of good science, and do not seek to promote any specific ideology. We welcome fair-minded and open dialogue about the quality and interpretation of evidence from all disciplines and cultural and ethical perspectives. Disciplines particularly suited for contributions to this section include but are not limited to demography, epidemiology, sociology, psychology, family planning, family medicine, women’s health, gynecology, men’s health, and reproductive medicine. We focus on scientific work in humans and human populations, but we may also consider relevant contributions from other domains that have direct relevance to human populations. We encourage transdisciplinary work, and papers that address the intersection of different cultural and intellectual perspectives.
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Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health welcomes submissions of the following article types: Book Review, Case Report, Classification, Clinical Trial, Correction, Data Report, Editorial, General Commentary, Hypothesis and Theory, Methods, Mini Review, Opinion, Original Research, Perspective, Protocols, Review, Specialty Grand Challenge, Systematic Review and Technology Report.
All manuscripts must be submitted directly to the section Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health, where they are peer-reviewed by the Associate and Review Editors of the specialty section.
Articles published in the section Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health will benefit from the Frontiers impact and tiering system after online publication. Authors of published original research with the highest impact, as judged democratically by the readers, will be invited by the Chief Editor to write a Frontiers Focused Review - a tier-climbing article. This is referred to as "democratic tiering". The author selection is based on article impact analytics of original research published in all Frontiers specialty journals and sections. Focused Reviews are centered on the original discovery, place it into a broader context, and aim to address the wider community across all of Medicine and Public Health.