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Home / Journals / European Journal of Preventive Medicine / Health Care Workers and Globally Emerging Infectious Diseases
Health Care Workers and Globally Emerging Infectious Diseases
Lead Guest Editor:
Olorunfemi Ogundele
Department of Community Medicine, State Specialist Hospital, Ondo City, Ondo State, Nigeria
Guest Editors
Abimbola Olorunsola
Department of Family Medicine, State Specialist Hospital
Ondo, Ondo State, Nigeria
Adedokun Adegoke
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, State Specialist Hospital
Ondo City, Ondo State, Nigeria
Shivaji Jadhav
Lilac Insights Private Limited, Rupa Solitaire Premises Co-Op Society Ltd, Millennium Business Park MIDC
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Sujatha BK
Department of Public Health Dentistry, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences University
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Habtamu Mellie
Department of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Science, Debre Markos University
Debre Markos town, Amhara, Ethiopia
Pethuru Devadason
Department of General Practice, Al Nahil International Clinic
Jleeb Al Shuyoukh, Jleeb Shuyoukh, Kuwait
Paper List
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Authors: Mahmoud Fawzy El Gendi, Mona Ahmed Elawady, Hala Ali Abed, Sheref Mohamed Eltaher
Pages: 1-6 Published Online: Mar. 6, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ejpm.s.2017050101.11
Views 1355 Downloads 62
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Authors: Olorunfemi Akinbode Ogundele, Abimbola Olorunsola, Babatola Bakare, Isaac Adedokun Adegoke, Tolulope Ogundele, Funmito Omolola Fehintola, Sunday Okotie
Pages: 7-12 Published Online: Apr. 11, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ejpm.s.2017050101.12
Views 1697 Downloads 70
Introduction
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)
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