Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

1. What is FMCH?

FMCH is the abbreviation for Journal of Family Medicine and Community Health, the first international journal in general practice launched in China.

2. What are the aims and scope of Family Medicine and Community Health (FMCH)?

Family Medicine and Community Health (FMCH) has been established as an open-access journal focusing on epidemiology, chronic disease management, community health service, and education and training in general practice around the world. The articles range from research to clinical practice, and from education and training to management of community health centers. Through timely sharing of cutting-edge technologies and up-to-date clinical and management skills, Family Medicine and Community Health (FMCH) aims to promote the overall health and wellbeing of humankind.

3. What is open access?

Family Medicine and Community Health (FMCH) is an open access journal. This means that all articles published in Family Medicine and Community Health (FMCH)are freely and universally available online.

4. In which databases is Family Medicine and Community Health (FMCH) currently indexed?

Family Medicine and Community Health (FMCH) is currently indexed in the EBSCO, OCLC, Primo Central (Ex Libris), Scopus, Sherpa Romeo, Ulrichsweb, DOAJ and WPRIM Databases and in the process of applying for inclusion in a number of other International Indexing databases.

5. How should I submit articles to Family Medicine and Community Health (FMCH)?

Submissions to Family Medicine and Community Health (FMCH) are made using ScholarOne Manuscripts, the online submission and peer review system.

Registration and access is available at http://mc03.manuscriptcentral.com/fmch. ScholarOne

Full information and guidance on using ScholarOne Manuscripts is available here 

6. Do I need to pay a publication fee and will I receive remuneration for publishing papers in Family Medicine and Community Health (FMCH)?

We do not offer remuneration nor collect publication fees for Family Medicine and Community Health (FMCH).

7. Is there a printed version of the journal?

Family Medicine and Community Health (FMCH) is published online only. If you would like a hard copy of an article, you can download the PDF version of the article and print it.