Article Processing Charge

SSB Global Journal of Public Health offers rapid publication within 15-20 days. We are having a strong editorial team to fulfill all the editorial activities within the timeline.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Why  Journal needs a publication fee?

All articles published in the Journal are open access. Open Access publishing provides unrestricted access to articles to all readers, anywhere in the world. The Article Publication fee is for the editorial and production costs of the journal, for hosting the website, publishing articles online, preparing HTML, PDF, and XML versions of the articles, and submitting the articles in an electronic citation database like CrossRef,, ResearchGate, WorldCat, DRJI, Scilit, Microsoft Academic, Google Scholar, etc.

Our financial goals are:

- To recover the capitalization costs that happened during the production process.
- Produce sufficient revenue for the maintenance of editorial activities and allow for a sustainable and scalable publishing program, under continuous development.
- Bend the publication-charge cost downward over time.

2. Who will pay the Article Processing Charges?
Corresponding author or Co-authors or University or Institute has to make the payment on acceptance of the article.

3. When should I pay?
The corresponding author or the paying institutions should arrange for the payment once they are notified regarding the acceptance of the article. APC is exempted for cases in which a waiver agreement has been made in-prior to submission.

*We request an immediate attention towards the payment as the articles will not be published unless the charges have been paid.

4. How do I pay?

Authors or institutions can make payments by two modes as per their convenience.
- Wire/Bank transfer

- Card payment


Note: No taxes are included in this charge, taxes will be applicable as per the policies of the country of the payee. Additional transaction charges may be levied on the author.

5. Who is eligible for a waiver on Article Processing Charges?

The waiver request will be considered on a case-by-case basis and will be provided accordingly.
*The Waiver requests must be made during the submission process and will not be accepted after processing the manuscript.

6. Do I have to pay if my manuscript is rejected?

No, Article processing charges will not be applicable for articles rejected by the Editorial office.

7. Are reprints of my article included in the article processing charges (APCs)? 
No, Article processing charges (APCs) do not include the charges for the reprints. Reprints facility is optional and should be ordered separately.

8. Is there any Withdrawal Charges?
Yes, after the acceptance of the article, if the author wants to withdraw the article there will be a withdrawal charge (30% of the actual publication fee). If you have any queries, please E-mail us at
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The article processing charges for journals mentioned in the below table.

SSB Global Journal of Public Health offers discounts for article processing charges (APCs) for papers whose corresponding authors are based in middle/low-income countries.

Please follow the below-mentioned APC based on countries classified by the World Bank

Journal Name ISSN Article Processing Charges (USD)


SSB Global Journal of Public Health



High Income

     1500 $

Middle Income

    1000 $

Low Income

   500 $