About

Vector is the student-run, peer-reviewed journal for AMSA Global Health. Each issue contains articles various topics of global health importance, including communicable and non-communicable diseases, refugee health, climate health, sexual and reproductive health, global surgery, child health, disasters and humanitarian crises and human rights. Vector transitioned from a magazine to a peer-reviewed journal in 2015.

Our vision

Our vision is for medical students to be interested and actively involved in academic writing in global health.

Our mission

The aim of Vector is to provide an accessible platform for medical students to engage with global health through academic writing and to gain experience in the publication process. By doing so, we aim to empower students to continue sharing their knowledge and opinions in global health through academic writing in the future. We believe these skills are important for all future doctors and essential for future change-makers in global health.