Health Policy and Planning Journal

About Health Policy and Planning

Health Policy and Planning (HPP) is a journal owned by LSHTM and Oxford University Press that publishes health policy and systems research focusing on low- and middle-income countries. Our journal provides an international forum for publishing original and high-quality research that addresses questions pertinent to policy-makers, public health researchers and practitioners. HPP publishes in four subject sections which include Health Economics, Health Policy Processes, Health Systems Research, and Implementation Research and Evaluation.


Health Policy and Planning publishes a range of supplements – a collection of high-quality and high-impact articles on a specific theme including African health system leadership, Health Systems Global Symposium supplements and the role of gender analysis in health systems strengthening.

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You can contact us by emailing You can also follow us on Twitter and access our blog site HPP Debated and highly accessed podcasts with researchers in the field.

infographic showing impact of Health Policy and Planning journal
Infographic showing impact of Health Policy and Planning journal