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.


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Original Article Epidemiology
1. An Epidemiological evaluation of Acute Flaccid Paralysis surveillance performance in Ondo State; Nigeria, 2016-2020

Itse Olaoye; Akinola Ayoola Fatiregun; Ekun Opeyemi; David Adeleke; Tsemaye Jacdonmi; Stephen Fagbemi; Famokun Gboyega; Abiona Samuel; Adefesoye Victor Akinpelumi; Onyibe Ifeoma Rosemary

Volume 2, Issue 12 , December 2021

  Background: The last case of the indigenous Wild Polio Virus in Ondo state was in 2008, and the last Polio compatible infection was in 2010. Poliovirus transmission was stopped thanks to the World Health Organization's (WHO) standards, which included acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance. We wanted ...  Read More

1. 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

2. 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

Clinical Epidemiology
3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

Original Article COVID-19
1. Prevalence of COVID-19 symptoms and RT-PCR tests among professional football players of Iranian two top leagues

Soheila Masoudi; Hooman Angoorani; Molood Jafari Fesharaki; Bita Zoghalchi; Paniz Jahani; Marzieh Urumieh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 November 2021

  Background: After restarting football training and competitions during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, there was a necessity to increase following hygiene protocol and implement restrictions like the prohibition of entering spectators to stadiums and detection of positive disease cases ...  Read More

2. Prevalence and Incidence rate of HIV/AIDS in West Africa

Ayouba A. Fofana; Nimetcan Mehmet

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 December 2021

  Objective: To explore the prevalence and İncidence rate of HIV/AIDS in all ages and Population groups in West Africa Methods: This is a detail literature review of published articles and grey literature on Prevalence and İncidence of HIV/AIDS in West Africa. All the articles retrieved from the data ...  Read More

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