focusing on Asia Latin America Central & Eastern Europe, Western Asia, and Africa

ViHRI cover Value in Health Regional Issues (ViHRI) is a new scientific journal of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) to encourage and enhance the science of pharmacoeconomic/health economic and health outcomes research and its use in health care decisions in Asia, Latin America, Central & Eastern Europe, Western Asia, and Africa.

Value in Health Regional Issues, a peer-reviewed publication, is an independent journal (unique ISSN). The scope and mission of Value in Health Regional Issues is consistent with the mission and scope of the Society.

Latest Issues
Volume 11, focusing on Latin America (December 2016)
Volume 10, focusing on CEEWAA (September/October 2016)
Volume 9, focusing on Asia (May 2016)
Volume 8, focusing on Latin America (December 2015)
Volume 7, focusing on CEEWAA (October 2015)
Volume 6, focusing on Asia (May 2015)

Policies and Procedures

Focused Regions
Value in Health Regional Issues is published up to three times a year with one issue focusing on the Asian region, one issue focusing on the Latin American region, and one issue focusing on the Central & Eastern Europe, Western Asia and African region.

Value in Health Regional Issues for Asia is published in May.
Countries eligible for this issue

Value in Health Regional Issuesfor Latin America is published in December.
Countries eligible for this issue

Value in Health Regional Issues for Central & Eastern Europe, Western Asia and Africa is published in September/October.
Countries eligible for this issue

Publication Languages
Value in Health Regional Issues articles may be published in a language of the region other than English (i.e. Spanish, Portuguese, etc. for Latin America). All manuscripts accepted for publication in Value in Health Regional Issues must have an abstract and keywords in English as well as the language of the manuscript (if not English). Languages for a specific issue are decided by the Value in Health Regional Issues Editorial Board.

All research articles accepted for publication in Value in Health Regional Issues must have an abstract and keywords in English, as well as in the language of the article (if not English).

Subjects & Criteria
Value in Health Regional Issues includes articles on health care policy analysis, outcomes research (clinical, economic, and patient-reported) empirical studies, methodological studies, and articles on health care resources in the region.

Health care decision-maker commentaries that stimulate communication between health outcomes researchers and policymakers are welcome. Commentaries are expected to include discussion on how researchers can better respond to the needs of those making clinical and financial decisions in health care.

The criteria of an article to be considered are as follows:
  • One of the authors of an article submitted to Value in Health Regional Issues must reside in the region to which a specific regional issue is dedicated; and
  • The empirical study article submitted to Value in Health Regional Issues must include subjects from population(s) in the region to which a specific regional issue is dedicated.

Manuscript Submission Instructions

Submit Manuscript:

You may submit your manuscript for the Asia, Latin America, or Central & Eastern Europe, Western Asia and Africa issues by clicking the submission button below:

SCHOLAR ONE - Submit Manuscript

For questions on the Asia issue, email: vihriasia@ispor.org
For questions on the Latin America issue, email vihrila@ispor.org
For questions on the Central & Eastern Europe, Western Asia and Africa issue, email vihriceewaa@ispor.org