1. Open Access：Chinese Journal of Public Health flipped to an open access journal in 2022. Once published, all articles will be immediately and permanently available for readers to read and download free of charge. Permitted third party reuse of the articles published by the journal is defined by the following user license: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). This license allows reusers to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format. The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as the license terms below are followed: reusers must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. Reusers may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses the use. Reusers may not use the material for commercial purposes. If reusers remix, transform, or build upon the material, they may not distribute the modified material. The authors have right to spread or make use of the article under the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. The full details of the license are available at https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
2. Copyright Policy: Authors are required to sign the Recommendation Letter and Copyright Agreement after the manuscript is accepted by the journal.All authors shall agree to transfer all copyrights of the entire manuscript and attachments, including but not limited to reproduction, distribution, information network dissemination, broadcasting, performance, translation, compilation, adaptation, and other intellectual property rights, to Chinese Preventive Medicine Association, the sponsor of Chinese Journal of Public Health. The relevant rights are exercised by the editorial office of Chinese Journal of Public Health on behalf of Chinese Preventive Medicine Association.
3. Archive: All journal articles from the 11th issue of 2001 can be downloaded from this website free of charge. These articles are open access with user’s rights defined by CC By-NC-ND 4.0 License. Articles published from 1985 to the 10th issue of 2001 are not open access, while the abstracts can be searched and read on this website. In order to ensure data security, all information has also been backed up in the editorial office. The hard and soft copy of each issue of the journal had been kept in the editorial office for archiving. In addition, other relevant materials are also kept by the editorial office, such as supplementary information and forms provided by the authors.
4. Open Science and Data Sharing: The editorial office strives to respect the protection of intellectual property and requires editors, authors and reviewers to do so. Any potential infringement should be avoided. Third-party infringement to the intellectual property of the journal is prohibited. On the premise of intellectual property protection, the journal encourages the practice of open science. Authors are encouraged to publish or share their research data whenever appropriate. The data for sharing may include original data, observation records, experimental results, etc. The journal also encourages the sharing of software, code, models, algorithms, protocols, methods and other useful materials. Authors can upload the materials above to an accessible third-party repository and make a proper citation or add a link at the end of the article.