JIEPH supplements

Preparedness and response to COVID-19 in Africa (Volume 3)

This 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)

Contact: editor@afenet-journal.net

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Table of contents

Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices on COVID-19 among urban residents, Harare, Zimbabwe 2020: A Cross Sectional Study (Research)

Michelle Rutendo.Gadzayi, Gladman Mubonani, Andrew Muza, Courage Muwishi, Farai Chirongoma, Nyaradzo Nyangani, Eunnah Majuru, Fungai. Dube, Samson Pomo, Brian Dhlandhlara, Luckson Muparanyama, Emmanuel Govha, Notion Tarafa Gombe, Tsitsi. Juru, Mafuta Tshimanga

Journal of Intervention Epidemiology and Public Health. 31 January 2023. 6(1): 1

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Timely implementation of contact tracing to control a focus of transmission of the novel coronavirus in a cluster of co-workers of a multinational liquefied natural gas company, April 2020, Cabo Delgado Province, Mozambique (Outbreak Investigation)

Auria Ribeiro Banze, Félix Gundane, TonyVidro, Adalberto Boca, José Paulo Langa, Judite, Monteiro Braga, Erika Valeska Rossetto, Cynthia Semá Baltazar

Journal of Intervention Epidemiology and Public Health. 31 January 2023. 6(1): 2

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COVID-19 Transmission within two Family Clusters by Presymptomatic Carriers in Uganda, May 2020 (Outbreak Investigation)

Daniel Eurien, Bernadette Basuta Mirembe, Godfrey Nsereko, Denis Okethwangu, Claire Biribawa, Dativa Maria Alidekki, Atek Atwine Kagirita, Issa Makumbi, Henry Kyobe, Felix Ocom, Alex Riolexus Ario

Journal of Intervention Epidemiology and Public Health. 13 February 2023. 6(1): 3

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The epidemiology of COVID-19 in Tshwane District, South Africa, March 2020–June 2020: A cross-sectional study (Research)

Mmatswele Hellen Kgatla, Alex De Voux, Makgomo Rebecca Mphaka, Hetani Mdose , Alfred Musekiwa, Emelda Ramutshila, Mpho Moshime, Lekwetji Komane, Lazarus Kuonza

Journal of Intervention Epidemiology and Public Health. 02 March 2023. 6(1): 4

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Knowledge Attitude and Preventive Practices of COVID-19 among Health Workers, Liberia, 2020 (Research)

Himiede Sesay, Godwin Etim Akpan, Peter Adebayo Adewuyi, Obafemi Joseph Babalola, Lily Sanvee Blebo, Faith Kamara Whesseh, Maame Amo-Addae, Liberia Field Epidemiology Training Program Intermediate cohort four

Journal of Intervention Epidemiology and Public Health. 09 March 2023. 6(1): 5

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Gaps and recommendations on the management of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Zimbabwean quarantine centres during the first wave (March – October 2020) (Perspectives)

Richard Makurumidze, Mutsa Mhangara, Justice Mudavanhu, Grant Murewanhema

Journal of Intervention Epidemiology and Public Health. 17 May 2023. 6(1): 6

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Investigation of a cluster of SARS-COV-2 infections among workers in a factory making personal protective equipment, Buikwe District, Uganda, 2020 (Outbreak Investigation)

Aggrey Byaruhanga, Elizabeth Katana, Alex Ndyabakira, Sandra Nabatanzi, Richard Migisha, Geoffrey Amanya, Lilian Bulage, Daniel Kadobera, Alex Riolexus Ario, Julie Harris

Journal of Intervention Epidemiology and Public Health. 22 May 2023. 6(1): 7

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