Submission Guidelines

Contribute

We welcome articles in all their forms, whether it’s a complete piece or just an idea -

we will work with you to establish how to turn your concept into a compelling article.

Article style

We encourage a range of articles including:

  • Commentary
  • Perspective
  • Personal experience
  • Opinion
  • Reviews
  • Features
  • Q and A

Submissions must be original features and on occasion authors may be asked to complete a media release form.

Word count

Articles should be no more than 700 words.

Our contributors

Our contributors are experts in the field of public health, health promotion, health inequalities, disease prevention, or other fields that affect health. Our usual uptake of articles come from EuroHealthNet member organisations. Find out how you can become a member.

However, we encourage submissions from external organisations, Think Tanks, and foundations that are also funded by the private sector can be included if a guarantee of independence and integrity is agreed and applied.

EuroHealthNet’s policy of working with economic operators is that 'in any process related to regulatory processes or environments, for example in regulating food, alcohol or similar products, EuroHealthNet will apply a precautionary principle of not working with economic operators unless a transparent guarantee of independence and integrity is agreed and applied.'

Media files

When you send your article to the editorial team please make sure:

  • All images, video and other media formats that support the article must be sent to us with full copyright holders’ permission and name. The ‘Image Accreditation’ form can be downloaded here.
  • All images must be in .PNG or .JPG format and of a high resolution (72 PPI).
  • Images must be attached separately in the body of your email or sent via an image sharing platform such as WeTransfer for files that are larger.

Referencing

  • All statistical data, websites, quotations, and other referenced material must be cited correctly using the Harvard Referencing system in a reference library at the end of your article. Unsure of the style? Please see the reference style guide see here.
  • As part of the Editorial process, we check and authenticate all referenced data that is sent to us to ensure integrity of articles.

Social Media

Don’t forget to provide us with any relevant social media handles (for example: @EuroHealthNet) so that we can promote your work through the correct channels.

Structure

  • In keeping with the house-style of the Magazine, submitted features should be written in British English and/or the relevant European language style and spelling. If you are unsure of a style point in English, you may wish to refer to the UK Government or Oxford University style guides, or ask us for assistance.
  • Articles should include a short, snappy headline and section sub-titles relevant to the article.
  • A lead abstract paragraph (no more than 100 words) is added to each article to provide context to the piece. Although this is normally written during the editing process, you can include this yourself if you so wish.
  • The angle of the story should be of a clear and concise structure to create an attractive and interesting feature for your audience.
  • Make sure the article includes details about who you (and/or your organisation) are, why you acted, who the action targeted, how you proceeded, and what the results were. Is there a call to action? What would you like your readers to do next?
  • Include a biography of 50 words for each author, along with a high resolution profile picture.

Publication

  • The Magazine is an online bi-annual publication, released in Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter each year.
  • The full edition of the Magazine is released to over 12,000 recipients
  • Each of the articles are individually promoted via our social media channels.
  • You will receive a link that can be used to share the article.

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