Journal of Interventional Epidemiology and Public Health (JIEPH)


Call for Papers for a Special Issue on COVID-19
The AFENET Journal of Interventional Epidemiology and Public Health (JIEPH) is soliciting for papers on the field experiences and best practices in COVID-19 preparedness and response efforts in Africa. These papers will inform future public health actions that will strengthen response and recovery from COVID-19.

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About the Journal of Interventional Epidemiology and Public Health (JIEPH)


The Journal of Interventional Epidemiology and Public Health (JIEPH) is an open access, peer reviewed scientific journal published by the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET).

JIEPH's vision is to be a veritable platform which provides culturally and technically specific evidence that drives public health and field epidemiology practice and policy.

JIEPH's mission is to build capacity for public health evidence generation and context specific dissemination from Africa to the rest of the world.

JIEPH publishes original scientific papers, reviews, and short reports in all areas of public health with a particular interest in interventional field epidemiology. 

JIEPH welcomes review articles and meta-analyses, novel hypotheses and approaches in addition to discussion of research theory, public health policy and practice. 

JIEPH also publishes supplements on public health related issues and events.

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Featured Articles



Two Clusters of Meningococcal Meningitis in Bunyangabu District, Uganda: October, 2017 (Outbreak Investigation)
Doreen Birungi, Miriam Nakanwagi, Bernard Wandera, Steven Ndugwa Kabwama, Alex Riolexus Ario
JIEPH. 3(8). 23 Sep 2020
Trends of Injuries due to Gender Based Violence, Uganda, 2012 – 2016, a retrospective descriptive analysis (Research)
Claire Biribawa, Rebecca Nuwemastiko, Frederick Oporia, Ezekiel Baguma, Lilian Bulage, Denis Okethwangu, Alex Riolexus Ario, Olive Kobusingye
JIEPH. 3(7). 07 Aug 2020
Neonatal mortality and risk factors in the University Hospital of the Mother and Child Lagoon in Cotonou, Benin, 2015-2016 (Research)
Mathilde Houssou, Yolaine Glèlè Ahanhanzo Hessou, Bernard Sawadogo, Simon Antara, André Mckenzie, Mamadou Sawadogo, Laurent Ouedraogo
JIEPH. 3(6). 06 Jul 2020
Bacteriological quality of Nono, a milk product sold at retail outlets in Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria (Research)
George Onyemauwa Uzoaga, Chukwuma David Umeokonkwo, Aishat Bukola Usman, Grace Sabo Kia, Emmanuel Chukwudi Okolocha
JIEPH. 3(5). 10 May 2020
COVID-19 in Africa amidst an ongoing Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in DRC. How prepared is the continent? (Editorial)
Sheba Nakacubo Gitta, Rebecca Babirye, Herbert Kazoora, Simon Nyovuura Antara
JIEPH. 3(4). 21 Feb 2020
Geospatial Distribution of Pedestrian Injuries and Associated Factors in the Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area, Uganda (Research)
Frederick Oporia, Nazarius Mbona Tumwesigye, John Bosco Isunju, Rebecca Nuwematsiko, Abdulgafoor Mahmood Bachani, Angela Nakanwagi Kisakye, Mary Nakafeero, Qingfeng Li, Fiston Muneza, George Kiwanuka, Nino Paichadze, Olive Kobusingye
JIEPH. 3(2). 17 Jan 2020
Factors associated with a confirmed Lassa fever outbreak in Eguare community of Esan West, Edo State, Nigeria: January-March, 2019 (Research)
Henry Uguru Ekechi, Charles Ibeneme, Biodun Ogunniyi, Emmanuel Awosanya, Babatunde Gbadebo, Aishatu Usman, Muhammad Shakir Balogun, Celestine Ameh, Lilian Okeke, Chioma Dan-Nwafor, Chikwe Ihekweazu
JIEPH. 3(1). 09 Jan 2020