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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Review Epidemiology
What does an epidemiologist actually do? A note for non-epidemiologists.

Abdel-Hady El-Gilany

Volume 3, Issue 8 , August 2022

  Background: During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of epidemiologists and epidemiology as a science is becoming clear. An epidemiologist leads the team that deals with health emergencies and pandemics. Whatever type of epidemiologist they are, they must have specific competencies, skills, ...  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

Review COVID-19
Comparative Study of the Error Trend and Seasonal Exponential Smoothing and ARIMA Model Using COVID-19 Death Rate in Nigeria

Samuel Olorunfemi Adams; Godwin Somto

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 July 2022

  Background: In the last two years, COVID-19 had claimed millions of life in Nigeria and the world at large. It is an established global health emergency of our time and an ongoing threat faced by the world up till now. This study aims to determine the trend, fit an appropriate Error Trend and Seasonal ...  Read More

Original Article COVID-19
Characteristics of a case-series of COVID-19 reinfection and its trend from 2020 to June 2022 in a general medicine office in Toledo, Spain

Jose Luis Turabian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 July 2022

  ABSTRACTBackgroundThere is sparse longitudinal data on SARS-CoV-2 re-infection after previous infection and after partial or full vaccination.Objectives1) Clinically and epidemiologically characterize COVID-19 reinfection cases; 2) To examine whether the risk of SARS-CoV-2 reinfection has changed over ...  Read More

Original Article Epidemiology
Epidemiological Evaluation of Associated Risk Factors of Helicobacter pylori Infection Using Noninvasive Methods: A Case Study of Peptic Ulcer Patients in Lafia, Nigeria.

Hulera Usman Kabido; Joseph Fuh Nfongeh; Victor Kolawole Fadayomi; Onyemachi Ifeanyi Adibe; Abdullahi Shuaibu Kabiru; Nafisat Tijjani Dalhat; Yahuza Jibrin Abubakar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 August 2022

  Background: Ulcer caused by Helicobacter pylori has been of major public health concern due to its persistence. This study was carried out to evaluate the effects of some risk factors on the incidence of Helicobacter pylori infection among patients with peptic ulcer attending health facilities in Lafia, ...  Read More

Original Article Nursing
Knowledge and attitude of nurses working in pediatric wards about pediatric palliative care in Tabriz 2021

Ghazal Ghaderi; Mahni Rahkar Farshi; Mahnaz Jabraeili

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 August 2022

  Background: Provision of pediatric palliative care is of particular importance. Therefore, this study aims to assess knowledge and attitude of nurses working in pediatric wards about this matter.Methods: The current descriptive study was conducted in 3 hospitals in Tabriz, Iran. The sample consisted ...  Read More

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