Health and Social work 3/2020

Zdravotníctvo a sociálna práca / Zdravotnictví a sociální práce
Health and Social Work
Journal abbreviation: Zdravot. Soc. Práca
Health and Social work

International Scientific Journal of Health, Nursing, Laboratory Medicine, Education and Social Work

  • The journal Zdravotníctvo a sociálna práca (Health and Social Work) was established in 2006 at Faculty of Health and Social Work of blessed P.P. Gojdič in Prešov, St. Elizabeth University College of Health and Social Work in Bratislava.
  • Previously professional journal, within 5 years developed into an international, peer-reviewed scholarly journal, published quarterly (4 issues per year).
  • The journal became international in 2009. The journal is published and distributed in the Slovak Republik and also in the Czech republic, in Slovak and Czech mutation.
  • Since 2011, the journal is published both in print and as electronic issues, available from: and
  • To enable the availability also to students, the electronic issues are open access. However, for manuscript publication, the journal charge fees to authors.
  • The part of journal is Supplementum, to publish abstracts from international conferences organized by the St. Elizabeth University of Health and Social Work in Bratislava.
  • Starting by issue No. 3 in 2014, the scope of the journal has broaden and the journal is covering health sciences, such as Public Health, Nursing, Laboratory Medicine, but also helping professions such as Social Work or Pedagogy. Collaboration with Faculty of Health and Social Work of Trnava University in Trnava was initiated.
  • Starting by issue No. 4 in 2016, the journal accepted the Harvard style of referencing, and changed guidelines for the authors to meet the standards common in international journals in the field of health sciences and helping professions.
  • The journal is indexed in the following databases: Central and Eastern European Online Library – CEEOL (since 2018), Bibliographia Medica Slovaca (BMS), and Slovak reference database CiBaMed. The editors are aspiring for registration in other relevant international databases, thus, manuscripts in English are preferred.

SAMOSATO, Ltd., Bratislava, Slovak Republic
MAUREA, Ltd., Plzeň, Czech Republic
ISSN 1336-9326 (print)
e-ISSN 2644-5433