Forthcoming Special Issue

Special Collection on:

Social and political factors affecting public health: existing problems and ways to solve them

This Special Issue aims to explore innovative and high-quality approaches to addressing the pressing issue of the impact of social and political issues on the quality of life and health of the population. The issue brings together a variety of studies aimed at improving health care delivery and population health. This issue encourages in-depth analysis and discussion of possible solutions and strategies that will effectively improve the health of citizens.

This Special Issue will cover a wide range of topics, including the following:

  • Public health of different social groups
  • The impact of food and beverages on public health
  • New approaches to diagnosis and treatment
  • Policy to improve the provision of medical services to the poor
  • Prevention and treatment of mental health
  • The impact of mental health on the human body


Guest Editors

Almagul Kurmanova
Faculty of Medicine and Health, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Almagul Kurmanova is Full Doctor in Medicine. Her research interests are: health care, health care in nursing, women's health, cell interactions of immunocompetent cells at the systemic and local levels in various pathological conditions in obstetrics and gynecology. Email:

Olena Kvasha
Institute of Otolaryngology named after Professor O. S. Kolomiychenko of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine

Olena Kvasha research interests are: medical services, otorhinolaryngology, ENT diseases, otoneurology, vestibular disorders, mine blast trauma, post-traumatic stress syndrome. Email: 


Olha Balynska
Lviv State University of Internal Affairs, Lviv, Ukraine

Olha Balynska research interests are: privacy in the health care sector, legal relations in the sphere of sports, problems of gender equality. Email:


Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts must be submitted online by registering and logging in, where also a guide for authors and other relevant information is available. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline (1st June 2024). Submitted manuscripts must neither have been published previously, nor simultaneously submitted for publication elsewhere. All submissions will pass pre-check by Editors and then will be peer-reviewed by anonymous reviewers. As soon as accepted, the papers will be published continuously and listed on the special issue website. 

Please visit the Guidelines for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. 


The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in the Special Issue is EUR 250.00 (plus 4% VAT, if applicable).