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

Outbreak Investigation

Upsurge in meningitis cases in Jirapa district, 2017, Upper West - Ghana
Oteng Gideon et al. 29 Jun 2022



Epidemiology of Dysentery, Uganda, 2014-2018 (Research)
Maureen Nabatanzi, Benon Kwesiga, Lilian Bulage, Bernard Lubwama, Alex Riolexus Ario, Julie Harris
JIEPH. 5(22). 15 Nov 2022
Descriptive Epidemiology of Measles Cases in Zamfara State—Nigeria, 2012-2018 (Research)
Fatima Muhammad Garba, Rabi Usman, Chukwuma Umeokonkwo, Emmanuel Chukwudi Okolocha, Mohammed Yahaya, Ibrahim AbdulQadir, Okunromade Oyeladun, Augustine Olajide Dada, Muhammad Shakir Balogun
JIEPH. 5(21). 15 Nov 2022
Setting the stage for Acute Febrile Illness Surveillance Network in West Africa: Report of a Regional Experts and Stakeholders Workshop in Accra, Ghana, April 2021 (Meeting report)
Aishat Bukola Usman, Muhammad Shakir Balogun, Moreen Kamateeka, Ernest Kenu, Virgil Loukossou, Ditu Kazambu, Simon Antara, Patrick Mboya Nguku
JIEPH. 5(20). 13 Oct 2022
Cost of care for preterm babies to Clients and influence of costs on care in resource limited settings – Societal perspective: A case of Jinja Regional Referral Hospital in East central Uganda (Research)
Ziyada Babirye, Elizabeth Kiracho Ekirapa, Anthony Ssebagereka, Angela Nakanwagi Kisakye, Freddie Ssengooba
JIEPH. 5(19). 29 Sep 2022
Factors associated with Mother to child transmission of HIV in a Semi-arid County in Kenya, 2014-2017 (Research)
Caren Gesare Nyagaka, Elvis Kirui, Maurice Owiny, Alice Njoroge, Elvis Oyugi
JIEPH. 5(18). 21 Sep 2022
Implementation of a mass gathering surveillance system during a Mozambican cultural ceremony in 2020 (Research)
Gerson Afai, Beatriz Felicidade Chiuiane Nhantumbo, Liliana Dengo Baloi, Érika Valeska Rossetto, Cynthia Semá Baltazar, Áuria Ribeiro Banze
JIEPH. 5(17). 20 Sep 2022
Seroprevalence of leptospirosis among presumptive malaria patients in a secondary health facility in Oyo state, Southwest Nigeria (Research)
Mathias Besong, Emmanuel Awosanya, Olusoji Adeyanju, Adedayo Adigun, Charles Michael, Muhammed Balogun, Gabriel Ogundipe
JIEPH. 5(16). 09 Sep 2022
Descriptive Data Analysis of Tuberculosis Surveillance Data, Sene East District, Ghana, 2020 (Research)
Rapheal Gyan Asamoah, Delia Akosua Bandoh, Samuel Dapaa, Joseph Asamoah Frimpong, Ernest Kenu
JIEPH. 5(15). 20 Jul 2022
Upsurge in meningitis cases in Jirapa district, 2017, Upper West - Ghana (Outbreak Investigation)
Oteng Gideon, Akyereko Ernest, Broni Francis, Ojo John, Tamal Christopher Sunkwa, Mensah Marlon George, Delia Akosua Bandoh, Ameme Donne, Kenu Ernest
JIEPH. 5(14). 29 Jun 2022
Environmental and psychosocial predictors of breast cancer screening among women in Gwagwalada Area Council, Abuja, North Central, Nigeria (Research)
Abah Ukpojo Angela, Adefisoye Adewole, Olugbenga-Bello Adenike Iyanuoluwa
JIEPH. 5(13). 27 Jun 2022