International Journal of Epidemiology and Health Sciences (IJEHS), based in the Netherlands, is an open access and peer-reviewed online journal, which acts as an available resource for anyone who needs to keep up to date with Epidemiology and Health Sciences. It focuses on the research and application of Epidemiology and Health Sciences as well as qualitative and quantitative research on health services and health policy.

 

The journal has a distinguished Editorial Board with extensive academic qualifications, ensuring that the journal maintains high scientific standards and has a broad international coverage. The journal peer-reviews papers within 4-6 weeks after submission and publishes approved articles on the journal's website immediately upon receiving the final version. IJEHS follows a ‘continuous publication’ schedule and its fast reviewing process and publishing procedure makes it unique. The journal allows free access to its contents and permits authors to self-archive the final accepted version of the articles. There are no charges for publication in this Journal.

From July 2022, the publication frequency of IJEHS changed into continuously 

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Original Article Epidemiology
Evaluation of Hospitals on green hospital standards in Qazvin

Nezal Azh; Seyyedeh Zahra Hajiasghari

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2023

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.4.2023.696939

Abstract
  Introduction: Hospitals may have an adverse effect on the environment. The World Health Organization (WHO) introduced the concept of Green Hospital to reduce these complications while also improving the environment. The purpose of this study was to assess how many hospitals in Qazvin met Green Hospital ...  Read More

Original Article COVID-19
Update report on Virological and mortality distribution and implication of Covid -19 pandemic across the globe from 28th January to 3rd February, 2022.

Joseph Oyepata Simeon; Joseph Opeyemi Tosin

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2023

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.4.2023.696940

Abstract
  Background and Objective: Scientists and world leaders are still trying to understand COVID-19 and its potential global consequences. While there have been some successes, there are still many that remain unknown. This study provides an update report on the virological and immunological distribution ...  Read More

Original Article COVID-19
Insight into the impact of COVID-19 on Malta's future medical workforce - A Call to Action?

Sarah Cuschieri; Elizabeth Grech

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2023

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.4.2023.697489

Abstract
  Background: Medical research dynamics are complex, and stressors such as the COVID-19 pandemic make them even more so.Aims: The purpose of this article was to assess the impact of COVID-19 on medical students' willingness to become doctors and their goals. It also investigated how COVID-19 affects ...  Read More

COVID-19
The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the Malaysian firms’ operation

Fazlollah Keshavarzi; Berry Wei Qi Ting; Betty Zhi Xin Tang; Kai Xin Chang; Fei San Chee; Kar Mey Chen

Volume 2, Issue 6 , June 2021

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.2.6.2021.244125

Abstract
  Background. The worldwide economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is comparable with the largest disastrous events of modern human history, such as the first and second world wars. This study investigated the nationwide impact of the pandemic on the local Malaysian firms.Methods. A cross-sectional, ...  Read More

Nursing
Telenursing strategies in Iran: A narrative literature review

Parisa Fathizadeh; Haydeh Heidari; Reza Masoudi; Morteza Sedehi; Feridoun Khajeali

Volume 1, Issue 3 , October 2020

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.1.3.2020.46189

Abstract
  Introduction: Tele-nursing is a modern way of promoting quality of nursing care, treatment outcome, reducing medical costs and the need for visits, patient and family involvement in decision making, and careful patient monitoring by using all kinds of technologies. The aim of this article was to determine ...  Read More

COVID-19
The potential role of Monsoon-induced humidity in India’s unexpected Covid-19 case decline and subsequent rise considering seasonality

Virendra Mane; Poorva Bhalerao

Volume 2, Issue 7 , July 2021

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.2.7.2021.244388

Abstract
  Background: The COVID-19 pandemic was expected to affect India severely; cases rose exponentially from May-June 2020, but around mid-September reached their peak and started declining. It showed a sign of the wave’s completion by the end of January 2021. This decline was not predicted by any models ...  Read More

WHO
WHO Community Engagement Package: A Reinforcement of an Inclusive Approach to Global Public Health

Semeeh Akinwale Omoleke; Yolanda V. Bayugo; Ukam Ebe Oyene; Jonathan Abrahams; Nina Gobat; Suvajee Good; Mary Manandhar; Samar Elfeky; Ana Gerlin Hernandez Bonilla; Nicole Valentine; Jackeline Alger; Qudsia Huda; Saqif Mustafa; Maria Isabel Echavarria; Ankur Rakesh; Taylor Warren; Jostacio Moreno Lapitan; Jana Deborah Mier-Alpano; Dayo Spencer-Walters; Meredith Del Pilar Labarda; Mihai Mihut; Aphaluck Bhatiasevi; Obinna I. Ekwunife

Volume 2, Issue 7 , July 2021

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.2.7.2021.244835

Abstract
  Community Engagement (CE) plays a crucial role in successful public health actions, achieving universal health coverage, and the realization of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. It has emerged as an effective strategy across different settings through prevention, preparedness, readiness ...  Read More

Clinical Epidemiology
Stage II pressure ulcer caused by the connection of an electrocardiogram’s nonstandard probe on the patient's chest: A case report study

Hossein Rafiei

Volume 1, Issue 1 , August 2020

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.1.1.2020.39686

Abstract
  The occurrence of pressure ulcers can be problematic for patients and health care systems. A medical device-related pressure ulcer (MDRPU) is considered as one of the important indicators of patient safety assessment as well as the quality of care provided to the patient. This case report concerns a ...  Read More

Original Article Epidemiology
The Role of Humidity in India’s Covid-19 Seasonality and Effectiveness of Policy Controls During the Second and Third Waves of 2021 and Early 2022

Virendra Mane; Priya Prabhu; Poorva Bhalerao

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 December 2022

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.4.2023.699932

Abstract
  BackgroundThe first wave of COVID-19 in India declined suddenly in September 2020 and seemed to be almost over by end of January 2021. This decline was neither predicted nor explained by any models / papers then. In their previous study, the authors had hypothesized that the cases declined due to increased ...  Read More

Review Clinical Epidemiology
Disease, illness, sickness and related terms: A note for non-epidemiologists.

Abdel-Hady El-Gilany

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 December 2022

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.4.2023.699933

Abstract
  Background: The words disease, illness and sickness are overlapping and not wholly synonymous. Illness, disease, and sickness characterize different aspects of morbidity and must be dealt with as different phenomena. Changes in one aspect may not relate to changes in another. Despite the widespread use ...  Read More

Original Article Epidemiology
Bacteria isolated from blood cultures and their antibiotic sensitivity in Shiraz, Southwest Iran

Farshad Kakian; Arman Jobeiri; Zahra Hashemizadeh; Babak Shirazi Yeganeh; Mohammad Motamedifar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 December 2022

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.4.2023.700773

Abstract
  Introduction: Bloodstream infections (BSI) cause significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Increasing Antimicrobial drug resistance among bacterial pathogens is an important issue of concern regarding appropriate therapeutic options. The aim of this study was to provide local information of resistance ...  Read More

Original Article Epidemiology
Malaria Outbreak Investigation in Nensebo District, West Arsi Zone, Southeast Ethiopia: A case-control study

Adisu Naga Mamo; Desta Hiko Gamada; Gamachu Chemeda Feyisa; Kadir Mude Wabe

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 December 2022

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.4.2023.700774

Abstract
  Background: Africa accounts for 94% of malaria-related morbidity and mortality. Ethiopia is one of ten African nations that share this burden, with 60% of the population living in malaria-risk areas. Nationally, the west Arsi zone's Nensebo district is stratified as having very low transmission. However, ...  Read More

Letter to Editor Epidemiology
What is stataphobia?

Abdel-Hady El-Gilany

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 January 2023

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.4.2023.701095

Abstract
  This letter is concerned with the term stataphobia, which is an interesting and common among researchers of different disciplines but not well-known type of phobia. Definition, causes, effect on research productivity and how to combat stataphobia are briefly discussed. This letter is concerned with the ...  Read More

Original Article HIV/AIDS
Cluster Analysis of HIV/AIDs Incidence in Sub-Saharan Africa (1990 – 2018)

Samuel Olorunfemi Adams; Haruna Umar Yahaya; Tanimu Mohammed

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 January 2023

https://doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.4.2023.701311

Abstract
  Background: The HIV/AIDS epidemic has made a nasty dent on sub-Saharan Africa’s development and has contributed to discrimination against those who live on the fringes of society or people at risk of contracting virus because of their behaviours, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or social ...  Read More

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