Vajira Medical Journal: Journal of Urban Medicine will only accept English papers for online submissions


Please be informed that from 1st October 2021 onward, Vajira Medical Journal: Journal of Urban Medicine will only accept English papers for online submissions. Due to the meeting minutes No.1/2021 on August 27, 2021, the editorial board of the Vajira Medical Journal passed a decision to change the journal to English Journal in order to improve its visibility in foreign databases.We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and hope you understand the necessity for this change in our operations.If you have any question, kindly contact We will do our best to help you.

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Vol. 66 No. 5 (2022): Sep - Oct 2022
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History of Vajira Medical Journal of Urban Medicine

Vajira Medical Journal of Urban Medicine  has been operating for 60 years. Dr. Passakorn Kasemsuwan MD was the first editor working with other 20 editors. Vajira Medical Journal of Urban Medicine has been very successful as a regular journal of Vajira Hospital which recently has been changed to a full-time medical school under the name of  Faculty of Medicine Vajira Hospital, Navamindradhiraj University. The Vajira Medical Journal of Urban Medicine has published a wide range of academic works which is also used to promote academic standing, and academic positions both within and outside of the institute.

In its 60th year, the "Vajira Medical Journal" underwent a significant change by changing its name to "Vajira Medical Journal of Urban Medicine" in response to the vision of the Faculty of Medicine at Vajira Hospital, which aims to be the country's leader in urban medicine. 

This journal is outstanding in urban medicine and health networks under good governance, and our missions are to "commit for developing an organization as powerful and well-known as its auspicious name under effective management and good governance; to aim to build a cognitive foundation in medicine and health science focusing on urban medicine; to provide national and international standards of education to produce professional medical doctors and other health care workers with quality, morality, and a public mind; and to contribute high-quality of safe health services, the maintenance of the good arts and culture of the nation, and local wisdom." 

The Vajira Medical Journal of Urban Medicine is currently included in the category of nationally academic journals in science and technology by the Office of Higher Education Commission (OHEC). It is a journal that OHEC recommends for universities which focus on other areas of studies  to publish their master’s and doctoral theses. Additionally, the journal has been classified in a Group 2 database, which was certified by the Thai Journal Citation Index Centre TCI (TCI-2). The renaming of the journal also aims to raise the level to an international standard by displaying the contents with clearly defined aims and scopes.

Apart from the journal's noticeable name change, the content of the journal has also been changed and updated to reflect the faculty's mission. The identity of this journal focuses on developing a cognitive science in medicine and health related to urban medicine and includes basic and clinical sciences, epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment related to the health of people in urban areas.

Publisher: Faculty of Medicine Vajira Hospital, Navamindradhiraj University

Type: Peer reviewed journal

Frequency: 4 issues per year (Jan-Mar, Apr-Jun, Jul-Sep, Oct-Dec)

Language: Full text and abstract both in English

Address: Vajira Medical Journal office, Academic Affairs, Patcharakittiyapa Building, 3rd floor, Faculty of  Medicine Vajira Hospital, Navamindradhiraj University : 681 Samsen rd. Dusit Bangkok 10300

Tel. 0-2244-3694

Free access: online

Indexed in : tci