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PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE TO COVID-19 IN AFRICA

Supplement will document field experiences and best practices in preparedness and response efforts to curb COVID-19 and mitigate its effects in Africa. The theme is Preparedness and Response to COVID-19 in Africa with the following sub-themes: 1) The role of field epidemiology training programs in COVID-19 preparedness and response, 2) Country Experiences and 3) Public health innovations. Articles will focus on one or more of the following topics: 1. Coordination, planning and monitoring at national, regional & continental levels 2. Risk Communication and Community Engagement 3. Surveillance, rapid response, case investigation and contact tracing 4. Points of entry and cross-border initiatives and collaborations 5. Laboratory capacity, testing, sample transportation, results reporting 6. Infection Prevention and Control 7. Operational support and logistics –e.g. PPE rational use, preposition etc 8. Public health and social measures or Non pharmaceutical Interventions such as Lockdowns, quarantine 9. Guidelines and protocols development and deployment 10. ICT and innovations such virtual learning and telemedicine 11. Maintaining essential health services 12. International policy and global health diplomacy 13. Social vulnerabilities, resilience and adaptability to the pandemic

Guest editors: Dr Ambrose Talisuna (WHO AFRO), Prof. Elizeus Rutebemberwa (Makerere University), Prof. Honoré Kabwebwe Mitonga (University of Namibia) and Prof. Fred Wabwire-Mangen (Makerere University).

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Descriptive Epidemiology and Mortality Risk Factors of COVID-19 Outbreak in Delta State, Nigeria, March – August 2020 (Research)

Adaora Rosemary Ejikeme, Bola Biliaminu Lawal, Shalom Ogbonna, Ehimario Igumbor, Mildred Okowa, Ivie Airefetalor, Daniel Otoh, Angela Okocha-Ejeko, Onyinyechi Emefiene, Ann Ojimba, Henry Uguru-Ekechi, Rhoda Atteh, Nkiruka Obiazor, Chukwuma David Umeokonkwo, Muhammad Shakir Balogun, Oladipupo Ipadeola, Abdulhakeem Abayomi Olorukooba, Aboyowa Edukugho, Bolaji Ahmed, Oladipo Ogunbode

Journal of Intervention Epidemiology and Public Health. 28 October 2021. 4(2): 5

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Factors associated with access to food and essential medicines among Ugandans during the COVID-19 lockdown: a cross-sectional study (Research)

Elizabeth Katana, Bob Omoda Amodan, Lilian Bulage, Alex Riolexus Ario, Joseph Nelson Siewe Fodjo, Robert Colebunders, Rhoda Wanyenze

Journal of Intervention Epidemiology and Public Health. 28 October 2021. 4(2): 4

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Characteristics of COVID-19 cases and factors associated with their mortality in Katsina State, Nigeria, April-July 2020 (Research)

Suleiman Idris Ahmad, Kabir Suleiman, Bello Umar Ibrahim, Shamsuddeen Suleiman Yahaya, Kabir Mustapha, Ibrahim Muhammad Kaita, Suleiman Ahmed Haladu, Bello Suleiman Abdullahi, Augustine Olajide Dada, Suleiman S Bashir, Adamu D Dawud, Ahmed Tijani Abubakar, Abdulhakeem Abayomi Olorukooba, Chukwuma Umeokonkwo, Abba Shehu, Muhammad Shakir Balogun, Aisha Mamman, Dahiru Tukur, Lawal Ahmadu Kuki, Ali Takai Guda, Aisha Bukola Usman, Celestine Ameh, Kabir Sabitu

Journal of Intervention Epidemiology and Public Health. 26 October 2021. 4(2): 3

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Preparedness and Perception of Graduates and Trainees of Nigeria Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program towards Participation in COVID-19 Outbreak Response (Research)

Azuka Stephen Adeke, Chukwuma David Umeokonkwo, Rahab Charles-Amaza, Nkechi Elizabeth Ebere, Hashim Abdulmumin Bala, Muhammad Shakir Balogun, Patrick Nguku, Kelly Osezele Elimian, Chikwe Ihekweazu

Journal of Intervention Epidemiology and Public Health. 09 August 2021. 4(2): 2

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Knowledge, attitudes and practices of adult patients seen in ENT consultation facing COVID-19 in Lomé, Togo (Research)

Winga Foma, Essobozou Pegbessou, Warou Dolou, Aboudourazak Amadou, Stephen Lionel Antoine Lawson, Bathokedeou Amana, Essohanam Boko, Eyawèlohn Kpemissi

Journal of Intervention Epidemiology and Public Health. 26 January 2021. 4(2): 1

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