The Asian Pacific Journal of Health Economics and Policy is an e-journal published by the Institute for Health Economics and Policy and the Japan Health Economics Association.
This journal is a no-fee open-access peer-reviewed journal that accept articles on areas of health economics, health care policy, and health services research in a various context of healthcare systems, including non-Western settings. All the scholars in the area above are welcome to submit to the Journal.
* The APJHEP opens and invites a new category of manuscript “Policy Review in Asian Pacific Regions.”
APJHEP newly opens a manuscript
category titled Policy Review in Asian Pacific Regions, in addition to existing categories of “Research Papers”, ” Research Notes”, and “Research Report.” The new category invites manuscripts describing country/region specific ongoing policy debate and its contextual background to
better share policy lessons across Asian Pacific regions/countries. The latest issue includes its first case on health sector reform in Lao PDR (【DOI】10.6011/apj.2021.02)
For more details, see the instructions for authors.
* The APJHEP newly calls for papers featuring health economic impacts of COVID-19 pandemic and policy reactions under country/region-specific contexts to share policy lessons across Asian Pacific regions. The Journal prefers to empirical research papers on the issue, though not excludes other types of studies, e.g. macro/micro simulation-based estimation, political analysis, etc. The Journal invites submission from a wider range of researchers in Asian Pacific regions where the pandemic patterns, policy reactions, and their consequences are unique compared to those in Europe and the North America.
- 1 Enhancing research in the area of health economics, health care policy, and health services research in the context of healthcare system with a specific demographic, social, and politico-historical background.
- 2 Setting an academic platform for scholars and other interested parties including policy makers to enhance discussion for evidence-based health policy making.
- 3 Promoting open exchange of views, theories, and opinions among all concerned with the various dimensions of healthcare systems to seek for an innovating integration of related disciplines for efficient and fair healthcare systems.
- Editor-in-ChiefHaruko Noguchi, PhD
Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University
- Editorial Committee
（Member List）Takuma Sugahara,PhD
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Hosei University
Takehiro Sugiyama, MD PhD
Chief, Division of Health Services Research, Diabetes and Metabolism Information Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine / Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba
Chisato Hamashima, MD PhD
Professor, Faculty of Medical Technology, Teikyo University
Takashi Fukuda, PhD
Department Director, Center for Outcomes Research and Economic Evaluation for Health, National Institute of Public Health
Fumiaki Yasukawa, PhD
Professor, School of Economics and Business Administration, Yokohama City University
Hideo Yasunaga, MD PhD
Professor, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Health Economics, School of Public Health, the University of Tokyo
Atsuhiro Yamada, PhD
Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University
- Adjunct EditorJui-fen Rachel Lu, ScD
Professor, Dept of Health Care Management & Graduate Institute of Management, College of Management, Chang Gung University
Soonman Kwon, PhD
Professor, Seoul National Univesity School of Public Health
- AdviserNaoki Ikegami, MD, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Keio University / Adjunct Professor, Kurume University School of Medicine
Shuzo Nishimura, PhD
Professor, Facility of Economics and Business Administration, Kyoto University of Advanced Science / Executive Advisor of Institute for Health Economics and Policy (IHEP)