Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene publishes authoritative and impactful original, peer-reviewed articles and reviews on all aspects of tropical medicine.
This monthly journal offers a respected voice for clinicians, health-related scientists, development organisations and students.
Topics covered include clinical tropical medicine, infectious disease, parasitology and entomology, microbiology and virology, epidemiology, chemotherapy, immunology and public health.
Transactions is proud to have a current acceptance to online publication speed of less than 6 weeks and a strong 5-year Impact Factor of 2.633.
Lessons from the Field
Transactions is proud to have launched our new article type 'Lessons from the Field' in 2019, to help those on the frontlines share their valuable experiences.
Supplements / Special Issues
Transactions welcomes proposals for special issues and supplements, which should be journals [at] rstmh [dot] org (subject: Transactions%20Special%20Issue%20%2F%20Supplement%20enquiry) (submitted to the Managing Editor).
Why publish with us?
We work hard to support our authors who trust us with their work.
Here are just some of the benefits we offer:
- Strong impact factors
- Average online publication speeds of under seven weeks
- Author Feedback on both titles score us as 4.4/5 and better across speed/quality/communications/service
- Authors from more than 31 countries (in 2019) in both journals
- Regular Special Issues and expert editorials on key issues.
History of Transactions
In over a century of publication, Transactions has also printed many highly influential papers, including:
- The first description of Zika virus in 1952 by George Dick and colleagues, published in two papers in Transactions
- The first descriptions of the chikungunya virus in 1955 in papers by Robinson and Lumsden
- The discovery of the pre-erythrocytic stages in the life cycles of P. cynomolgi and P. vivax by Shortt and Garnham