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Eurohealth guidelines for authors

Article - Word count
Article – 2,000 words (longer articles by arrangement)

Title - Please include a title with the article

Subheads - Please include sub-headings where appropriate, to make the article more readable

Abstract/Summary - provide a summary of up to 100 words for all articles (other than snapshots)

Key words - provide up to 5 key words to accompany your article

References - A maximum of 10 references should be included. References should include all relevant details if they are to be included. Incomplete references cannot be included.

Sample references:

Journal articles:
Lavis JN, Posada FB, Haines A, Osei E. Use of research to inform public policymaking. Lancet 2004;364:1615-1621.

Pawson R, Tilley N. Realistic evaluation. London: Sage, 1997.

Online documents:
OECD. The OECD Health Project: Health technologies and decision making. Paris: OECD, 2005. Available at: http://www.sourceoecd.org/scienceIT/9264016201

*If there are more than six authors, please list the first three followed by "et al."

Jargon - All specialist terminology should be explained. Not all readers will necessarily be familiar with the acronyms of organisations - please spell them out or add a line describing their function.

Language - United Kingdom English should be used; Euro currency conversions should be included when other currencies are used.

Format -Please email the article as a Word file to the editors David McDaid and Sherry Merkur click here

Attribution - Please ensure to send details of full name, position and organisation (including city, country) for the list of contributors.

Contact details of author - Please send an email address to be published on the article so that readers can make contact. Also, please include a postal address for copies of the issue to be sent when it is published.

Contact editors

by email: David McDaid and Sherry Merkur click here
by post
:     Eurohealth, LSE Health London School of Economics and Political Science Houghton Street London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom.

If accepted, the article will be edited and titles may be modified. A final proof will be sent to you for your approval or amendment before publication.