The International Journal of Travel Medicine and Global Health (IJTMGH) has been ranked as a Scientific and Research journal by the committee of the Iranian Medical Sciences Journals of the Ministry of Health and Education. The journal is a peer-reviewed international academic journal published quarterly by the International Travel Medicine Center of Iran. IJTMGH publishes papers in all fields of Travel Medicine & Global Health aiming to increase the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of various disorders which can be presented, deteriorated, and healed in a travel.

Our primary aim is to facilitate the exchange of ideas, hypothesis, techniques and information among all physicians. IJTMGH is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal encompassing all diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic aspects of medicine in travels and is adhering to ICMJE and COPE recommendation.


Frequency: 4 Issues Per Year


Article Processing Charge (APC)

The IJTMGH publishes all its manuscripts in full open access, meaning unlimited use and reuse of articles, in addition to giving credit to the authors. Iranian authors pay a one-time Article Processing Charge (APC) to cover the costs of peer review administration and management, language editing, designing, professional production of articles in PDF and other formats, and dissemination of published papers in various venues, in addition to other publishing functions. There are no charges for rejected articles, no submission charges, and no charges based on the length of an article, figures or supplementary data. "Letter to Editor" is free of charge".

The APC for Iranian authors (manuscripts published from Summer 2021):

Charges for Acceptance Letter: 5,000,000 Rials

Card Number: 6273-8111-3857-9526

Sheba Number: IR39-0150-0001-8146-3115-0505-01

Note: There are no submission fees or article processing charges for international authors.


Current Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1 - Serial Number 36, February 2022, Pages 1-45 

Review Article

Sickle Cell Disease Complications Following Air Travel: A Review of the Current Literature

Pages 4-9


Stanis Okitotsho Wembonyama; Olivier Mukuku; Patricia Mishika Lukusa; Dieudonné Saghasa Malekani; Léon Muepu Tshilolo

Original Article

Epidemiological Investigation of a COVID-19 Community Cluster in Kedah, Malaysia

Pages 10-15


Noor Atika Azit; Mohd Azri Mohd Suan; Nazirah Omar; Nuratiqah Dali; Mashitah Romli; Mohamad Affiz Md Yusof; Madihah Ahmad; Mohd Zukri Ibrahim; Sunita Abdul Rahman

Treatment Camp and Patients in Arbaeen Pilgrimage in 2019

Pages 24-31


Faramarz Farahmand; Farimah Hayati; Razieh Sadat Mousavi-Roknabadi; Hosain Safaei-Firouzabadi; Seyed Rouhollah Hosseini-Marvast; Leila Mohsenian

Case Report

Kleine-Levin Syndrome in a Young Woman Triggered in Travel: A Case Report From Iran in COVID-19 Arena

Pages 40-43


Reza Bidaki; Hamed Amirifard; Parisa Fazli; Mohadeseh Asadi; Samira Babaeian Bahabadi

Letter to Editor

SARS-CoV2 Infection of Athletes in Brazilian Soccer Competitions: Lessons from Recent Events Worldwide and the Return of Fans to Stadiums

Pages 44-45


Dennis Minoru Fujita; Lucas Melo Neves; Graciela dos Santos Soares; Luiz Henrique da Silva Nali