Journal of Public Health and Development; JPHD

The Journal of Public Health and Development is a double blinded peer-reviewed journal published by the ASEAN Institute for Health Development, Mahidol University, Thailand. The journal is dedicated to publish excellent research in Public Health and related fields. The journal publishes three issues per year (January-April, May-August, and September-December).  The journal has been indexed in the ASEAN Citation index since 2015 and Thai-Journal Citation Index (Tier 1) since 2012.  




2673-0774 (Print)


2651-1258 (Online)

Executive Editor:  

Phudit  Tejativaddhana


Cheerawit Rattanapan


JPHD will change the submission system



The JPHP will be changing the submission system to Editorial Management (EM) by January 2021.


Due to the submission system change, manuscript submissions are temporarily suspended from


16 December 2020 until the new system is available.



Updates will be provided once the new system is ready. Rest assured that we are working hard to


fast-track this system adjustment and improve our service.



We are very sorry for any inconvenience this has caused. 

Vol. 19 No. 2 (2021): May-August

VOL 19, NO 2 (2021)

Published: 2021-05-17

Factors influencing inequitable access to maternal health services in Morang district, Nepal

Rakchya Amatya, Mathuros Tipayamongkholgul, Nawarat Suwannapong, Siriwan Tangjitgamol


Challenges and obstacles of mother-daughter sexual communication among Thai rural communities: an exploratory study

Wilaporn Teppasom, Kanittha Chamroonsawasdi, Sutham Nunthamongkolchai, Wirin Kittipichai, Punyarat Lapvongwatana


Preference for home births in rural Bangladesh: A qualitative exploratory study

M. Mazharul Islam, Mohammed Shahjahan, Md Mokhlesur Rahman


The Rapid Expansion of Residential Long-term Care Services in Bangkok: A Challenge for Regulation.

Peter G. Lloyd-Sherlock, Siriphan Sasat, Aree Sanee, Yusuke Miyoshi, Sanghwa Lee


Knowledge and perception of diabetes mellitus among civil servants in Oyo state, Nigeria

Oluwatosin T. Ola, Akintayo O. Ogunwale, David B. Olawade


Associated factors related to vaccine hesitancy and the intention to vaccinate their children among mothers

Renee Andal, Hugh Jasper Tan, Daniel Tolentino, Louie Fernand D. Legaspi


Seasonal influenza vaccine effectiveness among persons with COPD in Thailand: a retrospective national cohort study

Kriengkrai Prasert, Jayanton Patumanond, Jarawee Rattanayot, Jutatip Thungthong, Manash Shrestha, Sutthinan Chawalchitiporn, Sutthichai Nakphook, Somrak Sirikhetkon, Sopon Iamsirithaworn


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