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This journal is a peer reviewed, subsidized open access journal where the Brazilian Society of Pediatrics (Sociedade Brasileira de Pediatria, SBP) pays for most of the publishing costs incurred by the journal.

Authors of articles which are accepted for publication in the Jornal de Pediatria will be required to pay a publication fee to the SBP in order to share the publication costs. By submitting the manuscript to this journal, the authors agree to these terms.

Jornal de Pediatria is a peer reviewed, open access journal.

Open Access Licences

User rights

All articles published gold open access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download, copy and distribute. We offer authors a choice of user licenses, which define the permitted reuse of articles. We currently offer the following license(s) for this journal:

Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

Allows users to: distribute and copy the article; create extracts, abstracts, and other revised versions, adaptations or derivative works of or from an article (such as a translation); include in a collective work (such as an anthology); and text or data mine the article. These uses are permitted even for commercial purposes, provided the user: gives appropriate credit to the author(s) (with a link to the formal publication through the relevant DOI); includes a link to the license; indicates if changes were made; and does not represent the author(s) as endorsing the adaptation of the article or modify the article in such a way as to damage the authors' honor or reputation.

Article Publishing Charge (APC)

Discounts and waivers

  • If one of the authors is Brazilian and a member of the SBP: R$ 1500 per accepted manuscript

  • If one of the authors is Brazilian but not a member of the SBP: R$ 2500 per accepted manuscript

  • If the authors are not Brazilian: USD 1500 per accepted manuscript

Once the manuscript has been approved, the corresponding author will receive the instructions for the payment of the publication fee. Thereafter, the corresponding author will receive the proof of payment to be able to apply for funding agencies reimbursement. For more information, please contact [email protected].



We automatically apply Article Publishing Charge waivers or discounts to those articles in gold open access journals for which all authors are based in a country eligible for the Research4Life program. Find out more about the APC waiver and discount eligibility.

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Our Online Author Communication System (OACS) ensures you are offered the lowest possible Article Publishing Charge to publish an article in your chosen journal. During submission you will be presented with a personalized OA Article Publishing Charge based on your individual context (your country, institutional affiliation, and any society membership for example) as well as considering the journal involved.

Learn more about Elsevier's pricing policy.

Open access agreements

Elsevier has reached open access agreements with an increasing number of institutions and university consortia around the world. Find out what this means for authors on our open access agreements page.

Funding arrangements

Elsevier partners with funding bodies to provide guidance for authors on how to comply with funding body open access policies. Find out more on our funding arrangements page.

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Author Resources and Support

Contact details

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Taxa de publicaçao Publication fee
Os artigos submetidos a partir de 1º de setembro de 2018, que forem aceitos para publicação no Jornal de Pediatria, estarão sujeitos a uma taxa para que tenham sua publicação garantida. O artigo aceito somente será publicado após a comprovação do pagamento da taxa de publicação. Ao submeterem o manuscrito a este jornal, os autores concordam com esses termos. A submissão dos manuscritos continua gratuita. Para mais informações, contate Articles submitted as of September 1, 2018, which are accepted for publication in the Jornal de Pediatria, will be subject to a fee to have their publication guaranteed. The accepted article will only be published after proof of the publication fee payment. By submitting the manuscript to this journal, the authors agree to these terms. Manuscript submission remains free of charge. For more information, contact
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