Journal of Infection and Public Health
The Official Publication of the Saudi Arabian National Guard Health Affairs King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences and Saudi Association for Public Health
An indispensable Resource for all Health Professionals who are Partners in the Management of Patients with Communicable Diseases
The Journal of Infection and Public Health, first official journal of the Saudi Arabian National Guard Health Affairs , King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences and the Saudi Association for Public Health, aims to be the foremost scientific, peer-reviewed journal encompassing infection prevention and control, microbiology, infectious diseases, public health and the application of healthcare epidemiology to the evaluation of health outcomes. The point of view of the journal is that infection and public health are closely intertwined and that advances in one area will have positive consequences on the other.
The Journal will be useful to all health professionals who are partners in the management of patients with communicable diseases, keeping them up to date. The journal is proud to have an international and diverse editorial board that will assist and facilitate the publication of articles that reflect a global view on infection control and public health, as well as emphasizing our focus on supporting the needs of public health practitioners.
It is our aim to improve healthcare by reducing risk of infection and related adverse outcomes by critical review, selection, and dissemination of new and relevant information in the field of infection control, public health and infectious diseases in all healthcare settings and the community.
The Journal of Infection and Public Health will allow us to seek opportunities to work with others who share our aim, to enhance our work through partnership, and to uphold the standards of our profession and contribute to its advancement.
Editor-in-Chief: H. H. Balkhy
Top 10 Cited (articles published in the last five years)
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Jagger, J. | Perry, J. | Gomaa, A. | Phillips, E.K. The impact of U.S. policies to protect healthcare workers from bloodborne pathogens: The critical role of safety-engineered devices Journal of Infection and Public Health, Volume 1, Issue 2, 2008-12-01, Pages 62-71 Earhart, K.C. | Elsayed, N.M. | Saad, M.D. | Gubareva, L.V. | Nayel, A. | Deyde, V.M. | Abdelsattar, A. | Abdelghani, A.S. | Boynton, B.R. | Mansour, M.M. | Essmat, H.M. | Klimov, A. | Shuck-Lee, D. | Monteville, M.R. | Tjaden, J.A. Oseltamivir resistance mutation N294S in human influenza A(H5N1) virus in Egypt Journal of Infection and Public Health, Volume 2, Issue 2, 2009-06-03, Pages 74-80 Memish, Z.A. | Goubeaud, A. | Bröker, M. | Malerczyk, C. | Shibl, A.M. Invasive meningococcal disease and travel Journal of Infection and Public Health, Volume 3, Issue 4, 2010-12-01, Pages 143-151 Mittal, R. | Aggarwal, S. | Sharma, S. | Chhibber, S. | Harjai, K. Urinary tract infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa: A minireview Journal of Infection and Public Health, Volume 2, Issue 3, 2009-09-21, Pages 101-111 Shafi, S. | Booy, R. | Haworth, E. | Rashid, H. | Memish, Z.A. Hajj: Health lessons for mass gatherings Journal of Infection and Public Health, Volume 1, Issue 1, 2008-12-01, Pages 27-32 Skaf, G.S. | Domloj, N.T. | Fehlings, M.G. | Bouclaous, C.H. | Sabbagh, A.S. | Kanafani, Z.A. | Kanj, S.S. Pyogenic spondylodiscitis: An overview Journal of Infection and Public Health, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2010-02-22, Pages 5-16 Hanson, B.M. | Dressler, A.E. | Harper, A.L. | Scheibel, R.P. | Wardyn, S.E. | Roberts, L.K. | Kroeger, J.S. | Smith, T.C. Prevalence of Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) on retail meat in Iowa Journal of Infection and Public Health, Volume 4, Issue 4, 2011-09-01, Pages 169-174 Singh, H. | Parakh, A. | Basu, S. | Rath, B. Plasmodium vivax malaria: Is it actually benign? Journal of Infection and Public Health, Volume 4, Issue 2, 2011-06-01, Pages 91-95 Doganay, M. | Metan, G. | Alp, E. A review of cutaneous anthrax and its outcome Journal of Infection and Public Health, Volume 3, Issue 3, 2010-09-03, Pages 98-105 Al-Hajoj, S.A. Tuberculosis in Saudi Arabia: Can we change the way we deal with the disease? Journal of Infection and Public Health, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2010-02-19, Pages 17-24
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1 Kanwalpreet Sodhi | Anupam Shrivastava | Muktanjali Arya | Manender Kumar Knowledge of infection control practices among intensive care nurses in a tertiary care hospital Journal of Infection and Public Health, Available online 8 May 2013 2 Vaman Kulkarni | M.K. Papanna | Upasana Mohanty | Ritika Ranjan | V. Neelima | Nithin Kumar | P. Prasanna Mithra | Ravi P. Upadhyay | B. Unnikrishnan Awareness of medical students in a medical college in Mangalore, Karnataka, India concerning infection prevention practices Journal of Infection and Public Health, Available online 30 April 2013 3 Hisham Ziglam | Mabrouk El-Hattab | Noura Shingheer | Abdulaziz Zorgani | Omar Elahmer Hepatitis B vaccination status among healthcare workers in a tertiary care hospital in Tripoli, Libya Journal of Infection and Public Health, Available online 25 April 2013 4 Berna Komurcuoglu | Gunes Senol | Gunseli Balci | Enver Yalnız | Emel Ozden Drug resistance in pulmonary tuberculosis in new and previously treated cases: Experience from Turkey Journal of Infection and Public Health, Available online 23 April 2013 5 Eric Walter Pefura-Yone | Emmanuel Soh | André Pascal Kengne | Adamou Dodo Balkissou | Christopher Kuaban Non-adherence to antiretroviral therapy in Yaounde: Prevalence, determinants and the concordance of two screening criteria Journal of Infection and Public Health, Available online 22 April 2013 6 Meher Rizvi | Mehnaz Waris Rizvi | Shaheen | Asfia Sultan | Fatima Khan | Indu Shukla | Abida Malik Emergence of coryneform bacteria as pathogens in nosocomial surgical site infections in a tertiary care hospital of North India Journal of Infection and Public Health, Available online 15 April 2013 7 C.S. VinodKumar | N.K. Kalapannavar | K.G. Basavarajappa | D. Sanjay | Chandrasekar Gowli | Naveen G. Nadig | B.S. Prasad Episode of coexisting infections with multiple dengue virus serotypes in central Karnataka, India Journal of Infection and Public Health, Available online 3 April 2013 8 Mustafa Namıduru | İlkay Karaoğlan | Rıza Çam | Vuslat Keçik Boşnak | Ayşe Özlem Mete Preliminary data of the Surveillance of Surgical Site infections at Gaziantep University Hospital Journal of Infection and Public Health, Available online 30 March 2013 9 Mohammed Abdo Abdo Abkar | Iman Mohamed Helmy Wahdan | Aida Ali Reda Sherif | Yahya Ahmed Raja𢀙a Unsafe injection practices in Hodeidah governorate, Yemen Journal of Infection and Public Health, Available online 13 March 2013 10 Sultan Al Mubarak | Asirvatham Alwin Robert | Jagan Kumar Baskaradoss | Khalid Al-Zoman | Abdulaziz Al Sohail | Abdulaziz Alsuwyed | Sebastian Ciancio The prevalence of oral Candida infections in periodontitis patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus Journal of Infection and Public Health, Available online 11 March 2013
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