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

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

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.3.1.2022.247403

Abstract
  Background: Following the resumption of football training and competitions during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, it was necessary to tighten up the hygiene protocol and impose restrictions such as prohibiting spectators from entering stadiums and the detection of positive disease cases, ...  Read More

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

Ayouba A. Fofana; Nimetcan Mehmet

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.3.1.2022.247746

Abstract
  Background: In Africa, HIV is one of the most serious public health issues. The purpose of this study was to look into the prevalence and incidence rates of HIV/AIDS in West Africa across all age ranges and population groups.Methods: This is a comprehensive study of published and unpublished studies ...  Read More

COVID-19
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

http://dx.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

COVID-19
2. 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

http://dx.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
3. Telenursing strategies in Iran: A narrative literature review

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

Volume 1, Issue 3 , October 2020

http://dx.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

WHO
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

http://dx.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
5. 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

http://dx.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 COVID-19
1. Vaccination Coverage as a Predictor of COVID-19 Case Fatality Rates in Malaysia

Kuok Ho Daniel Tang

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 December 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.3.2.2022.248387

Abstract
  Vaccination has offered the hope of restoring life to pre-COVID-19 normalcy. However, new COVID-19 cases have continued to emerge and have increased in certain regions even with increasing vaccination coverage. This study aims to explore the correlations between daily COVID-19 case fatality rates, vaccination ...  Read More

Original Article Cancer Screening
2. Populatıon-based breast cancer screenıng program ın Turkey: fırst round results

Fatih Kara; Bekir Keskinkilic; Murat Turkyilmaz; Fahriye Unlu; Selin Dundar; Erkin Aribal; Serap Gultekin; Aysenur Oktay

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 December 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.51757/IJEHS.3.2.2022.248388

Abstract
  Introduction: Population based breast cancer screening program was recently implemented in Turkey and is being performed for 40–69 years old women. The aim of this study was to document early results and evaluate the effectiveness of this program. Materials-Methods: 348,638 women who were screened ...  Read More

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