About Us

Viral Hepatitis Journal (Formerly Viral Hepatit Dergisi) is the regular publishing organ of the Viral Hepatitis Society. This periodical journal covers diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology, prevention and information of hepatitis.

Viral Hepatitis Journal is a free open-access journal published 3 times per year (April, August and December). In addition, the special issues are published in some periods. It is a periodic national/international journal, published in English language with abstract and title published also in Turkish language and its editorial policies are based on independent peer-review principles.

The aim of Viral Hepatitis Journal is to continuously publish original research papers of the highest scientific and clinical values specifically on hepatitis, on an international level. Additionally, reviews on basic developments in education, editorial short notes, case reports, original views, letters from a wide range of medical personal containing experiences and comments as well as social subjects are published.

For general practitioners giving first line medical service who are interested in hepatitis, specialists in internal medicine, gastroenterology, microbiology, family physician, public health and hepatology, ‘things that must be known’ subjects will ensure to involve in Viral Hepatitis Journal.

The journal’s editorial policies are based on "ICMJE Recommendations” rules.

Efforts are being made to be recognized of Viral Hepatitis Journal by indexes. Online article submission system and all published volumes as full text can be reached without fee through the web site http://viralhepatitisjournal.org.

Viral Hepatitis Journal is indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), EBSCO, Gale, ProQuest, Embase, CABI, Embase, CINAHL Database, Tübitak/Ulakbim Turkish Medical Database, British Library, J-Gate, IdealOnline, Türk Medline Index and Turkey Citation Index databases.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Open Access Policy is based on rules of Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) http://www.budapestopenaccessinitiative.org/. By “open access” to [peer-reviewed research literature], we mean its free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

Address for Correspondence
Address: Sağlık Mah, Süleyman Sırrı Cad, No:2/15 Sıhhiye/ANKARA
Phone: +90 (312) 4337426
Fax: +90 (312) 4330654
E-mail: [email protected]

Publishing House
Galenos Yayınevi Tic. Ltd. Şti.
Molla Gürani Mah. Kaçamak Sok. No: 21, 34093, Fındıkzade, İstanbul, Turkey
Phone: +90 212 621 99 25
Fax: +90 212 621 99 27
E-mail: [email protected]

Instructions for Authors

Instructions for authors are published on the web page http://viralhepatitisjournal.org

Denial of Responsibility

The author/s is/are responsible for all opinions in all articles published in Viral Hepatitis Journal. They are not the opinions of the editor, editorial board or the publisher. The editor, editorial board and publisher do not accept any responsibility for the articles.


By signing the Copyright Agreement Form, authors retain the copyright of their work and agree that the article, if accepted for publication by the  Viral Hepatitis Journal will be licensed under a  Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 (CC BY-NC-ND). The authors agree to transfer the commercial rights to the Viral Hepatitis Society when the article is accepted for publication.

After receiving and accept decision for publication, submissions must be accompanied by the “Copyright Agreement Statement”. The form is available for download on the journal’s manuscript submission and evaluation site. The copyright Agreement Form should be signed by all contributing authors and a scanned version of the wet signed document should be submitted.


Requests for permission to reproduce published material should be sent to the publisher.
Publisher: Erkan Mor
Adress: Molla Gürani Mah. Kaçamak Sok. 21/1 Fındıkzade, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Telephone: +90 212 621 99 25
Fax: +90 212 621 99 27
Web page: http://www.galenos.com.tr
E-mail: [email protected]