Health Care Workers and Globally Emerging Infectious Diseases
Submission Deadline: Dec. 30, 2016
Lead Guest Editor
Department of Community Medicine, State Specialist Hospital,
Ondo City, Ondo State, Nigeria
Department of Family Medicine, State Specialist Hospital,
Ondo, Ondo State, Nigeria
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, State Specialist Hospital,
Ondo City, Ondo State, Nigeria
Lilac Insights Private Limited, Rupa Solitaire Premises Co-Op Society Ltd, Millennium Business Park MIDC,
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Department of Public Health Dentistry, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences University,
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Department of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Science, Debre Markos University,
Debre Markos town, Amhara, Ethiopia
Department of General Practice, Al Nahil International Clinic,
Jleeb Al Shuyoukh, Jleeb Shuyoukh, Kuwait
Guidelines for Submission
Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.
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Protecting health care workers and other workers who must respond to emerging infectious diseases outbreak in their communities is central to creating effective public health preparedness and programmes. With Zika virus declared a global threat and public health emergency, HCV, HBV and HIV still ongoing and emerging epidemics of Ebola and Lassa fever in Africa continent the life of health care workers continue to be under threat. The capacity of the health system to respond adequately depends on factors such as safety of health care workers, fear, stigma, policy issues and other factors. Significant gaps still exist in preventing occupational transmission of these globally emerging infectious diseases. This special issue is aimed at disseminating research findings in all areas related to the theme. Original research papers are solicited in any aspect related to healthcare workers activities and globally emerging infectious diseases.
Aims and Scope: 1. Emerging Infectious Diseases 2. Health Care Workers and Occupational Safety 3. Policy and Ethical Issues Related to Emerging Infectious Diseases 4. Hospital and Health Care Setting Preparedness 5. Public Health Preparedness 6. Occupational Transmission of Infectious Diseases 7. Infectious Diseases Transmission, HIV, HBV, HCV, Ebola, Zika etc 8. Infection Control and Epidemiology ( Immunization, Prophylaxis etc)