The Social Determinants of Health is a scientific peer-reviewed multi-disciplinary journal affiliated to the Social Determinants of Health Research Center. It۳۹;s mission is to disseminate information, viewpoints, and questions about social determinants of health (SDH) research and education. The journal scheduled to appear quarterly and serve as a means for scientific information exchange in the international SDH forum. The extended scope of the journal is intended to include not only social determinants of health, but also other affiliated fields and disciplines that contribute to the current knowledge and science of community medicine, social medicine, public health, health economics, health education, health policy, and epidemiology. This is a free open access journal with no submission or processing charges.