The Chinese Journal of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases (CJPPD) (ISSN: 1000-7423) is the academic journal for parasitology and parasitic diseases in China published by National Institute of Parasitic Diseases (NIPD), Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) and sponsored by National Health Commission，P. R. China. It was originally named as Parasitology & Parasitic Diseases in 1983 and renamed as Chinese Journal of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases in 1987. It has been selected as one of the serial journals of the Chinese Preventive Medicine Association since 1992. It has changed from quarterly to bimonthly since 1997. The Chinese Preventive Medicine Association has become the first organizer of the journal since 1999.
At the time of its inception, the journal was the only academic journal for parasitology and parasitic diseases in China. Qian Xinzhong, the minister of Chinese Ministry of Health wrote the inaugural article of journal and Professor Wu Zhengjian inscribed the title of journal. The goal of journal is to report the original research and control experience in parasitology and tropical medicine, introduce new theories, new technologies and new progress, improve the professional level of professionals and promote the scientific research of parasitic disease prevention and academic exchanges at home and abroad.
The journal currently has 4 fixed columns include monographs, reviews, research briefs and case reports, and multiple non-fixed columns such as academic contention, expert forums, new horizons, information exchange, teaching and research. The readers are mostly those scholars involved in the scientific research, disease prevention and control, clinical workers and medical teaching for parasitology and parasitic diseases.
In view of the academic level and publication quality of this journal, it has been issued to or established the journal exchange program in more than 27 countries or districts around the world. It is one of the journals selected to display in the reading room of the WHO library in Geneva and has become an important window for the academic exchange of this subject.
Since its inception, the journal has been listed by the Chinese Scientific and Technical Papers and Citations Database (CSTPCD）(1987), the Chinese Science Citation Database (CSCD)(1989), and the Chinese Academic Journals of Comprehensive Evaluation Database (CAJCED) ( 2002) as the source journal of statistical sources (all indexed in the year when the database was created).
Since the first Chinese S & T Journal Citation Reports issued by the Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (ISTIC) in 1998, this journal has been selected as the Outstanding Scientific & Technological Journal of China. The Impact Factor of journal was 0.324 in 1997, rise to 1.743 in 2021 which is the highest since its inception, and top of Chinese Basic Medical Research Journals.
The journal was selected as the Excellent Database of Chinese Scientific and Technological Journals in 2004, and also granted a Certificate among 100 Outstanding Academic Journals of China in 2009. It was selected as the second, third and fourth Chinese Excellent Scientific and Technological Journals in 2010, 2013 and 2017 (which is the first time to select the top 300 domestic journals in 2008). The journal was also awarded as the Excellent International Impact Academic Journal of China during 2014-2017. Since 2011, it has been selected as the RCCES Chinese authoritative academic journal (A +).
Since the journal was selected as the Core journal of Chinese Basic Medical Research Journals in A Guide to the Core Journals of China 1992 edition (1st edition) in 1992, it has been continuously selected in the 2020 edition (9th edition).
The journal has been indexed by Medline since 1987（as of June 2017）, and then has been indexed by Scopus（1987-1995,1998-2016,July 2，2021-）, CABI, Thomson Reuters ZR, and JSTChina，EBSCO（since 2014）、Embase（as of 2016）、Google Scholar.
With the leadership and support of the previous editorial committees and the joint efforts of the editorial department, this journal was awarded as the Excellent Journal of Serial Journals of Chinese Preventive Medicine Association for the years of 1992, 1994, and the First-Class Excellent Journals by China Association of Preventive Medicine for the years of 1996, 2000, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017,2019. The excellent award was also granted to CJPPD by the China Ministry of Public Health in 2005 and 2013, the Excellent Journal in Eastern China in 2009 and 2013. The journal won the Shanghai Scientific and Technological Journal Editing and Quality Excellence Award in 2007, and the Shanghai Scientific and Technological Journal Reading Excellence Award in 2010.
In 2006, the journal established a periodical website (http://www.jsczz.cn) and a database of back issues (it has been traced back to the time when it was first published in 1983). In the same year, it introduced a periodical collection and editing system, which realized online submission and review of articles, and achieved electronic management of manuscripts.
In 2012, the journal which is awarded as the Outstanding Scientific & Technological Journal of China has been selected as the source journal of the Top Articles from Outstanding S & T Journals of China (F5000) project, and many high-cited papers were selected to enter F5000 every year.
In 2015, the journal cooperated with the China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) and launched the Priority Online Digital Publishing service, that means the journal was published on the China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI) before being published in paper, and was available for retrieval and citation, which greatly shortened the communication time lag of published articles.
In 2018, the journal signed the CAJ-N Network First Academic Journal Cooperative Publishing Agreement with the China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), which also reflects the priority of online publishing and the protection of right to issue.
In 2016, the journal applied the WeChat Official Account (CJPPD_NIPD_ChinaCDC) and established the WeChat public platform, which means the dynamic information, current journals and back issues databases can be accessed through mobile terminals. Since then, the journal has embarked on the road of new media publishing.
Editorial office information:
Address: National Institute of Parasitic Diseases (NIPD), Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC)
No. 207, Ruijin Second Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, 200025
Tel: 021-54562376 or 64451195
021-64377008 × 1305 or 1309
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (new), email@example.com
WeChat Official Account: CJPPD_NIPD_ChinaCDC