BMJ call for papers on social innovations for health

9 October, 2021

Dear Neil & colleagues,

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BMJ call for papers on social innovations for health

Deadline: 5 November 2021

Kindly supported by the Social Innovation in Health Initiative (SIHI) [], BMJ Innovations and our partner journals at BMJ are planning a special supplement in early 2022 focused on social innovations for health.

There are dozens of well-studied examples of social innovations []. Examples of social innovations include community empowerment programs to decrease Chagas risk in Guatemala, rapid malaria screening at drug shops in Uganda, and crowdsourcing open calls to spur innovation and engagement.

We are accepting manuscripts across the following article types:

Original research

Early-stage innovation reports

Systematic and Narrative Reviews

Click here for more information.

Best wishes


Dr Julie N Reza

HIFA profile: Julie N Reza is a UK-based specialist in communications for biosciences, global health & international development ( She predominantly works with NGOs and not-for-profit organisations. Previously she was the senior science editor at TDR, based at the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva; prior to this she worked at the Wellcome Trust, UK, leading educational projects on international health topics including trypanosomiasis and trachoma. She has a PhD in immunology and a specialist degree in science communication. She also has several years research and postgraduate teaching experience. She is a member of the HIFA Steering Group and HIFA Social Media Working Group.

Email: naimareza AT