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
Antibiotic resistance in bacteria isolated from blood cultures in Shiraz, Southwest Iran

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

Volume 4, Issue 3 , March 2023

  Introduction: Bloodstream infections (BSI) are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality around the world. In terms of appropriate therapeutic options, antimicrobial drug resistance among bacterial pathogens is a major source of concern. The purpose of this study was to provide local information on ...  Read More

Original Article Epidemiology
A case-control study of a malaria outbreak in Nensebo District, West Arsi Zone, Southeast Ethiopia.

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

Volume 4, Issue 3 , March 2023

  Background: Malaria-related morbidity and mortality are 94% concentrated in Africa. Ethiopia is one of ten African countries affected by malaria, with 60% of the population living in malaria-risk areas. Recently, seasonal outbreaks have been reported in all regions, including previously malaria-free ...  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

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

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

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

Letter to Editor Epidemiology
What is stataphobia?

Abdel-Hady El-Gilany

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

  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

  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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