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 Nursing
The impact of a collaborative care model on leukemia patients' quality of life and anxiety

Shila latifzadeh; Alice khachian; Shaghayegh Sedigh; Sona Elyasi; Maedeh Mortezanasab; Ghazal Ghaderi

Volume 3, Issue 11 , November 2022

  Background and Objective: Leukemia is one of the top five cancers in Iran. Aside from physical issues, the disease causes a variety of social and psychological issues for patients. In this regard, one aspect that cancer may affect is quality of life, which can lead to anxiety. The collaborative care ...  Read More

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

  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

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

  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

Telenursing strategies in Iran: A narrative literature review

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

Volume 1, Issue 3 , October 2020

  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

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

  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

  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 Health Sciences
A qualitative study of the experience of touching betrayal and the strategies chosen by the betrayed person

Shila latifzadeh; Kourosh Zarea

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 August 2022

  Background: When disloyalty and betrayal occur in a family, the betrayed spouse suffers the most, resulting in mental health disorders and a loss of emotional and behavioral balance. This study was conducted to explain the divorce crisis in betrayed spouses. Method: This qualitative research was conducted ...  Read More

Original Article COVID-19
The potential association of COVID-19 and Psychological Distress and Anxiety in Iran

Zahra Karimi; Zahra Davoodi; Leila Rabiei; Mahnaz Jafari; Mansoureh Kiani Dehkordi; Roy Rillera Marzo; Masoud Lotfizadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 September 2022

  The prevalence of COVID-19 is a new and serious threat to public health. The said disease has affected almost all important economic, political, social, and even military aspects of many countries of the world. Therefore, the psychological effects of this viral disease on psychological health of different ...  Read More

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

Nezal Azh; Seyyedeh Zahra Hajiasghari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 November 2022

  Introduction: Hospitals may have negative impacts on the natural environment. To reduce these complications and improve the environment, WHO introduced the concept of Green Hospital. This study was conducted to evaluate the achievement rates of hospitals in Qazvin to Green Hospital standards.Methods: ...  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

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 November 2022

  Background and Objective: Scientists and world leaders are still trying to understand COVID-19 and it possible consequences across the globe.has set the globe. While several successes have been achieved, there are still many yet to be understood. This study provides an Update report on Virological and ...  Read More

Original Article COVID-19
Insight into the impact of COVID-19 on the future medical workforce of Malta - A need for Action?

Elizabeth Grech; Sarah Cuschieri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 November 2022

  BackgroundThe dynamics of medical studies are intricate and stressors such as the COVID-19 pandemic make them even more complex.AimsThis article aims to evaluate the impact of COVID-19 on the willingness of medical students to become doctors and on their goals. It also explores the impact of COVID-19 ...  Read More

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