Note to Authors

Papers should be written in English and should be submitted in triplicate, typed on one side of A4 paper in double spacing throughout, with a left-hand margin of 4 cm. Underline words to be printed in italics. Manuscripts should include the title of the paper given and family names of author(s), name (s) of the institution (s) where the work was carried out and a short running title. Abstract, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results, Discussion, Acknowledgements, and References should follow. References should be given in the text as author (1 or 2) or author et al (more than 2) plus date. In the list of References, list all authors when there are 6 or fewer; when there are 7 or more, list only first 3 and add et al, followed by the title, Journal Name (abbreviated according to the list of Journals Indexed in Index Medicus) date; volume; and first and last page numbers (separated by a hyphen).

For example: Bunnag D, Viravan C, Looareesuwan S, Karbwang J, Harinasuta T. Clinical trial of artesunate and artemether on multidrug resistant falciparum malaria in Thailand. A preliminary report. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 1991; 22: 380-5.

References should be listed in alphabetical order. Research notes and case reports should present references in the same format.

The journal uses American spelling. The Editorial Office will endeavor to assist where necessary with English language editing but authors are advised to seek local editing assistance as far as possible before submission.

Tables should follow the format of the Journal: do not cross-hatch. Figures should be drawn clearly in black ink with lettering of appropriate size to allow for reduction; computer-generated graphics are acceptable only if they are done on a high quality laser printer. Photographs must be of high quality in black and white to allow reproduction. Color printing will involve full cost coverage by the authors.

Authors are requested to submit floppy diskette copy together with hard copy manuscripts to facilitate publication speed: language should be Microsoft Word, or compatible format.

If the manuscript is accepted, page charge will be assessed at the charge of US$ 30.00 per published page.


Manuscripts and other correspondence in connection with the Journal should normally be sent directly to:

The Executive Editor
Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health
420/6 Ratchawithi Road
Bangkok 10400, Thailand.
Tel: +66 (0) 2354 9145, 2354 9146, 2644 4331, 2644 5135, 2354 9197
Fax: +66 (0) 2354 9144, 2354 9197