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About the Journal

Aim & Scope:
Salud, Ciencia y Tecnología is a scientific journal focused on the areas of health sciences, nursing, engineering and technological innovation, with a multidisciplinary approach. It serves as a platform for the promotion of research and technological development in multiple sectors, with special emphasis on the role of innovation as a driver of technological advances and breakthroughs. It presents the latest research on the associated processes and the impact of the results on society.
The scope of the journal covers, in the area of health: Nursing and Health Professionals; Engineering; as well as all facets of technological innovation (both processes and products) which includes the design and/or implementation of new products, technology-based processes and operational processes at the organizational and community levels. While the journal accepts papers on innovations in regulation and policy (social approach to innovation), it will give priority to research that focuses on the dimensions of innovation and its influences on technological progress.

Visibility and Open Access:
The journal follows an open access model, which maximizes the visibility of published articles, which is enhanced given the indexing in Scopus and CAB Asbtracts.

Frequency of publication:
The journal follows a continuous publication model, where articles after acceptance are typeset and published in a single volume per year. Therefore, the call for submissions is permanently open.

Speed of publication:
The journal manages the following times of the editorial process: 5 days for the first response from the section editor or pass to peer review; 30 to 45 days responses from the editor on the observations of peer reviewers; 5 to 7 days in layout, metadata uploading and publication on the journal's site.
The editorial team combines rigorous peer review with the efficient timing of the editorial process, which is done exclusively in electronic format.

Promotion and dissemination strategy:
The journal develops a strategy to promote and position published articles on social networks and web platforms, which contributes to increase exposure and access to the articles.