About the Journal
The Journal of Vector Borne Diseases is a peer reviewed, open access biomedical journal published by National Institute of Malaria Research, New Delhi on behalf of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). It is published Quarterly in the months of March, June, September and December in each calendar year.
It is one of the oldest journals in India, which started its publication long back in the year 1947, as the Indian Journal of Malariology, which was later superseded by Journal of Vector Borne Diseases in 2003. In a short period, it achieved significant ranking among the journals in its field, as per the rankings provided by SCImago Journal Rank (SJR, 2015-16).
All correspondences regarding submission of manuscripts, subscription, etc should be addressed to the Editor, Journal of Vector Borne Diseases, ICMR-National Institute of Malaria Research, Sector 8, Dwarka, New Delhi - 110 077.
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Exlibris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TdNet
The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
DOAJ, EMBASE/ Excerpta Medica, Indian Science Abstracts, MEDLINE/Index Medicus, Science Citation Index Expanded, Web of Science
as reported in the 2016 Journal Citation Reports®
(Thomson Reuters, 2017): 1.19
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Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing
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Ahead of Print policy
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The journal publishes original research contributions, review articles, short research communications, case reports, letters to the editor, correspondences etc. in the field of vector-borne diseases such as malaria, filaria, Japanese encephalitis, dengue, chikungunya, Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF), leishmaniasis, trypanosomiasis, etc with the aim of their control and prevention. All papers submitted for publication in JVBD are subject to double blind peer review process. All accepted papers will be suitably edited before publication.