The academicians interested in publishing
their research’s findings regarding population and health, can send
their contributions. Original and unpublished works will be accepted.
They must fulfill the following norms:
Any paper submitted will be evaluated by the Editorial Board;
however, it does not imply it will be published. If this committee
considers the article relevant for the thematic profile of the journal,
it will be sent to at least two external experts who will evaluate it,
using a process of double-blind review (omitting the author or authors’
name). In case of a tie between the experts, the article
will be sent to a third specialist. The evaluation results might be:
- Title and subtitle that represents the
content of the work.
- First name and last names (separated by a
hyphen – e.g.: Carlos Lopez-Vargas), the author’s institutional
affiliation, email address, and country should be included.
- Include an abstract (maximum 250 words)
in English and Spanish; it will describe the purpose of the article,
methodology employed, obtained results, discussion, and conclusions.
- Include at least three key words in
English and Spanish;
they will identify the content of the article. It is recommended to
take them from the POPIN's
- Themes and sub-themes should be
well-defined. The following format sections are suggested:
Introduction, Methodology and Data, Results, Discussion, Conclusions,
- It is advisable that all works follow
our publication numbering system for parts and sections, that is:
1., 1.1, 1.1.1, etc.:
- 1. First part
- 1.1 First section of the first
- 1.1.1 First subsection of the first
- 1.1.2 Second subsection of the first
- 1.2 Second section of the first
- 2. Second part
- 2.1 First section of the second part
- References should be arranged in strict
alphabetical order. Only references to relevant documents, that were
quoted and/or discussed, should be included. The format of American
Psychological Association (APA)
in French paragraph should be used:
- last name (s), name. year (in
parenthesis). title (in italics). publisher: city.
Nicol, A. A. M., & Pexman, P. M.
(1999). Presenting your findings: A practical guide for creating
tables. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
- last name (s), name. year (in
parenthesis). title of the article. title of the Journal (in italics),
volume / vol (number), pages.
Baldwin, C. M., Bevan, C., &
Beshalske, A. (2000). At-risk minority populations in a church-based
clinic: Communicating basic needs. Journal of Multicultural Nursing
& Health, 6(2), 26-28.
Bonilla, R. (2006). Efecto de la
Escolaridad sobre la Fecundidad en Nicaragua. Población y Salud
en Mesoamérica, 4(1), artículo 2. Consulta del 18 de
setiembre, 2007, de http://ccp.ucr.ac.cr/revista/volumenes/4/4-1/4-1-2/index.htm
- The acknowledgements are placed in a
single paragraph with an unnumbered title and after the bibliography.
Names and institutional affiliations of those acknowledged should be
included as well as the specific assistance provided.
- Charts, graphs, tables, pictures, etc.
should be included at the end of the article and be sequentially
numbered (table 1, table 2… table n).
- In-text quotations should also follow the
APA format. Short quotes (around 40 words) should be included in the
text between quotation marks and written in italics. At the end of the
paragraph, in parenthesis, indicate the author’s name, year of
publication and the page number. Example: (Coleman, 1990, p. 27). If
the citations exceed more than 40 words, they should be placed in a
separate paragraph, indented five spaces and without quotation marks.
These long quotes should be single-spaced. Specify the author or
authors’ name (s), year of the publication and page number. Example:
La insistencia en la solidaridad en la red social de migrantes, se debe
a que esta es el factor de capital social que se mantiene a lo largo y
ancho de las relaciones en la red de migrantes. Desde que un individuo
decide trasladarse fuera de su país de origen y solicita
información mediante diferentes canales, su solicitud es
respondida de manera tácita por el conglomerado de la red
mediante las posibilidades de acceder a sus diferentes recursos (Borge,
2005, p. 7).
The author’s name might be placed at the end of the quotation or at the
beginning as in the example above. For example, the previous quote can
begin: Borge (2005, p. 7) points out that: (include the in-text
- All works should be sent in MS-Word or
RTF from any Mac or Pc application and with an average length of 15
pages. All works should come without page number; and written in plain
text format, single space and in Times New Roman, font size 12.
Paragraphs should not be indented and will be separated by one blank
- Author or authors’ résumé
(one page) and their institutional affiliation should be attached.
Some modifications can be recommended to the author who will need to
accept and introduce them. The publishing approval of any paper will be
notified by electronic mail.
- It will be published.
- It will be published when recommendations
- It will be pending for publishing
(comments will be included)
- It will not be published (comments will
Regarding copyrights, authors can use their intellectual property
rights to publish their works in any other publication with the only
requirement of recognizing the previous post in our journal, including
the name and the network domain of the Journal.
Our intention is to renovate the contents every six months in July and
January. However, whenever our technical capacity allows it and new
works are submitted, we will publish them in the dates listed.
This publication is indexed
and registered internationally. All articles in this journal are
protected under the Creative
Commons license. The partial or complete reproduction of this text
is allowed, if the source is cited.
All works can be emailed to:
Ricardo Chinchilla Arley, Editor. firstname.lastname@example.org