The definition of journal acceptance rate is the percentage of all articles submitted to The Lancet Global Health that was accepted for publication. Based on the Journal Acceptance Rate Feedback System database, the latest acceptance rate of The Lancet Global Health is 25.0%.
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The Lancet Global Health | Acceptance Rate
The acceptance rate for an academic journal is dependent upon the relative demand for publishing in a particular journal, the peer review processes in place, the mix of invited and unsolicited submissions, and time to publication, among others. As such, it may be a proxy for perceived prestige and demand as compared to availability. However, locating acceptance rates for individual journals or for specific disciplines can be difficult, yet is necessary information for promotion and tenure activities. Journals with lower article acceptance rates are frequently considered to be more prestigious and more “meritorious”. As an internal benchmark, most journals will not publish their acceptance rates on their website. From their perspective, a consistently low acceptance rate may prove to be a deterrent to future submissions. Moreover, the method of calculating acceptance rates varies among journals. Some journals use all manuscripts received as a base for computing this rate. Other journals allow the editor to choose which papers are sent to reviewers and calculate the acceptance rate on those that are reviewed that is less than the total manuscripts received. Also, many editors do not maintain accurate records on this data and provide only a rough estimate.
Journal Acceptance Rate Feedback System
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Each monthly open access (subscription-free), online issue of The Lancet Global Health features original research, commentary, and correspondence. Our focus is on disadvantaged populations, be they whole economic regions or marginalised groups within otherwise prosperous nations, with a preference for the following topics: reproductive, maternal, neonatal, child, and adolescent health; infectious diseases, including neglected tropical diseases; non-communicable diseases; mental health; the global health workforce; health systems; surgery; and health policy.All original research is subjected to The Lancet's usual rigorous standards of external clinical and statistical peer review, and edited by experienced technical editors to the highest standards.