Guide for Authors

Ankara Journal of Health Services is published two issue yearly by Vocational School of Health, in Turkish and English. The articles subjected to peer review by Editors and Editorial Board. A peer review will be made at least two referees. Submission of a manuscript implies that the work described has not been published before, except in the form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, review or thesis. It is the responsibility of the authors to inform the journal, if the article had been published in any of the above mentioned forms. All authors are responsible for the contents, and scientific and ethical point of their papers.
Transmittal Letter
The authors should state in the cover letter that the material has not been and will not be published or submitted for publication elsewhere.
All authors should also acknowledge formally, in the cover letter, that they have read and provided approval for the content presented in the manuscript and for its submission to Ankara Journal of Health Services.
Copyright of all published articles will be held by the publisher Ankara University Vocational School of Health.
Address for Contributions
The articles should be submitted by using the web address given  below:
Ankara University, Vocational School of Health, Fatih Cad. No:197/A, 06290 Kecioren,
Ankara /TURKEY
Tel:      (+90) 312 3573242
Fax:    (+90) 312 3804868
E-mail :
Ankara Journal of Health Services is not responsible of postal delay or losses.
“Template file” is below.
          (Font Type: Times New Roman, 14 Pt, Bold, Only First Letters Should be Capital Letter)
Name  Surname1, Name  Surname 2 and Name  Surname 3 (11 pt, italic, capital letter)
1Affiliation, country (11 pt, italic)
2Affiliation, country (11 pt, italic)
3Affiliation, country (11 pt, italic)
Corresponding Author (e-mail)
Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) models, public and private collaboration to service facility in health care sector, it has began to practice area in the Turkish health care sector. Currently Turkish health care sector is going through some changes and the use of PPP is becoming more prevalent. With all these interesting developments on the political agenda I am focusing on the Turkish health care sector for my research………………………………….
Keywords: Keyword (1), Keyword (2), … (Times New Roman, 10 pt, max. 5 keywords)


Introduction (11 pt, bold)
Each full paper should contain a title page.  On a separate page your accepted abstract should appear, and on a separate page, single-spaced, the main body of the text.  On a further separate page, your references should appear.


Authors must provide high quality artwork for all illustrations. Tables and figures should be numbered separately and each should have a title and be presented on a separate page at the end of the manuscript. Please indicate in the text where the tables and figures should appear. All previously published tables and figures must be accompanied by permission from the original publisher (or copyright holder of not the publisher).

References in the text should be represented by the author’s name followed by the date in parenthesis, e.g., (Board et al, 2001). Where a quotation is used or a particular passage is cited, the reference should read, e.g., (Board et al, 2001: 13-4). If there is more than one reference to the same author in the same year postscript the date with a, b, c, etc. e.g., (Smith, 2004a). Multiple references should be listed alphabetically, separated by semicolons, e.g., (Smith, 2004; White, 1987).
References at the end should be listed alphabetically or by using “Harvard” style at EndNote  as follows:
BULT-SPIERING, M. & DEWULF, G. 2006. Strategic issues in public-private partnerships: An international perspective, Blackwell Pub.
EDWARDS, P., SHAOUL, J., STAFFORD, A. & ARBLASTER, L. 2004. Evaluating the operation of PFI in roads and hospitals. London: Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants. ACCA Research Report.
ENGLISH, L. M. 2007. Performance audit of Australian public private partnerships: legitimising government policies or providing independent oversight? Financial Accountability & Management, 23, 313-336.
GILSON, L., BUSE, K., MURRAY, S. F. & DICKINSON, C. 2008. Future directions for health policy analysis: a tribute to the work of Professor Gill Walt. Health policy and planning, 23, 291.
GROUT, P. A. 2003. Public and private sector discount rates in public-private partnerships*. The Economic Journal, 113, C62-C68.
GÜMÜŞTEKIN, A. 1992. Build-Operate-Transfer Model For Investment Projects: A Comparison with Social Benefit-Cost Analysis. Yüksek Lisans Tezi, Ortadoğu Teknik Üniversitesi.
HEMMING, R. 2006. Public-Private Partnerships, government guarantees, and fiscal risk, IMF.