About Future


Future (ISSN 2813-2882) is an international peer-reviewed journal published online with a particular focus on the research areas of growth and development and school health. The Journal links clinical practice, public health, and implementation science to promote the health of the whole children and adolescents across the disciplines of (including but not limited to) maternal care, sexual and reproductive medicine, child and adolescent health, and mental health.

Future is dedicated to publishing high-quality original articles, critical reviews, research notes, protocols, case reports, and short communications in the realization of human potential for development requires age-specific investment throughout childhood and adolescence. The Journal aims to enhance the value of research, and help researchers, health providers, families, and policymakers a better understanding of the health and development of children and adolescents in the future.


  • Growth and development;
  • Diet and nutrients;
  • Nutrition and environment epidemiology;
  • Health-related behaviors and intervention;
  • School health promotion policies and practices;
  • Child health and care;
  • Adolescent health and wellbeing;
  • Mental health;
  • Global health and education.

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Book Reviews

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© 2024 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


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