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  Tropical Medicine and Health 

Tropical Medicine and Health, the official journal of the Japanese Society of Tropical Medicine, has been publishing high quality peer-reviewed articles and reviews for over 50 years.




TMH is transferred to BioMed Central. The journal's new website is

The Japanese Society of Tropical Medicine (JSTM) is pleased to announce that BioMed Central is the new publisher of Tropical Medicine and Health (TMH). To submit your manuscript via the new submission system, please click here.

Please be noticed that the manuscript should be prepared to follow the new instruction for authors.

TMH will continue as an open access publication as part of BioMed Central’s high-quality portfolio of open access journals. The transition to BioMed Central’s platform is currently underway, and will be completed in January 2016.

All new submissions should conform to both TMH and BioMed Central’s editorial policies. An article-processing charge (APC) is levied to cover the cost of the publication process, including peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining and archiving, and allows immediate access to the full text versions of the articles. The standard APC for TMH is £705/$1105/€900 for each article accepted for publication. JSTM offers a €450 APC discount for JSTM members (Regular, Postdoctoral and Student membership holders) and a €198 discount for non-members and overseas membership holders per accepted article up until the end of 2018. To obtain the APC discount, please contact the JSTM office (jstmsecr@tm.nagasaki-u.ac.jp) for an account code to be used during the submission process.

A waiver is provided for authors from low-income countries. For further information about BioMed Central’s APCs and related policies, including waivers for authors from the low-income countries listed here, please visit BioMed Central’s website. If you have any questions about what this means for your submission, please contact the TMH editorial office at tropmedhealth@biomedcentral.com.

Finally, we would like to convey our cordial request to all of you for your continued support of TMH.

Best wishes,

Shigeyuki Kano, President, Japanese Society of Tropical Medicine
Masahiro Hashizume, Editor-in-Chief, Tropical Medicine and Health

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Advance Publications
The cytoplasmic region of Plasmodium falciparum SURFIN4.2 is required for transport from Maurer’s clefts to the red blood cell surface
Wataru Kagaya, Shinya Miyazaki, Kazuhide Yahata, Nobuo Ohta, Osamu Kaneko
[Advance Publication] Released: 2015/11/05
Lessons from the Field Count more than Ever: The New Era of Global Health
Kenzo Takahashi, Jun Kobayashi
[Advance Publication] Released: 2015/10/10
Point-of-Admission Serum Electrolyte Profile of Children less than Five Years Old with Dehydration due to Acute Diarrhoea
Matthias Mariere Okposio, Alphonsus Ndidi Onyiriuka, Blessing Imuetiyan Abhulimhen-Iyoha
[Advance Publication] Released: 2015/10/03
“Ten Minimum Requirement”: A management tool to improve quality of healthcare services in Lao People Democratic Republic (Lao PDR)
Koji Wada, Sommana Rattana, Chanphomma Vongsamphanh
[Advance Publication] Released: 2015/10/03
Identification of essential containers for Aedes larval breeding to control dengue in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Farhana Ferdousi, Shoji Yoshimatsu, Enbo Ma, Nazmul Sohel, Yukiko Wagatsuma
[Advance Publication] Released: 2015/09/11
Questing Amblyomma mixtum and Haemaphysalis juxtakochi (Acari: Ixodidae) infected with Candidatus “Rickettsia amblyommii” from natural environmental in Panama Canal Basin, Panama
Angélica M. Castro D, Gleidys G. García S, Karla Dzul-Rosado, Ana Aguilar, Juan Castillo, Amanda Gabster, Diomedes Trejos, Jorge Zavala-Castro, Sergio E. Bermúdez C
[Advance Publication] Released: 2015/08/20
Occupational stress among textile workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Panda Lukongo Kitronza, Philippe Mairiaux
[Advance Publication] Released: 2015/08/20
Cyclospora infection among the school children of Kathmandu, Nepal: prevalence and associated risk factors
Dinesh Bhandari, Sarmila Tandukar, Hiramani Parajuli, Pratigya Thapa, Prakash Chaudhary, Dhiraj Shrestha, Pradeep K Shah, Jatan B Sherchan, Jeevan B Sherchand
[Advance Publication] Released:2015/08/20
NS1’ protein expression in the JaOArS982 strain of Japanese encephalitis virus does not enhance virulence in mice
Yuki Takamatsu, Muhareva Raekiansyah, Kouichi Morita, Daisuke Hayasaka
[Advance Publication] Released: 2015/08/20
Polymerase Chain Reaction: A Better Method for Diagnosing Chronic Schistosoma mansoni Infections
Ekhlas Hamed Abdel-Hafeez, Rabie M. Mohamed, Usama S. Belal, Ehab M. Abdel-Raheem, Koji Naoi, Kazumi Norose
[Advance Publication] Released: 2015/07/25

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