ABOUT THE JOURNAL
The Journal of Public Health in Africa is a peer-reviewed, academic journal that focuses on health issues in the African continent. The journal editors seek high quality original articles on public health-related issues, reviews, comments and more. The aim of the journal is to move public health discourse from the background to the forefront. The success of Africa’s struggle against disease depends on public health approaches. View our Editorial Team.


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 LATEST ARTICLES

Editorial

 
The pandemic agreement: Achieving an African win for health security inequity  
Nicaise Ndembi, Nebiyu Dereje, Fifa A. Rahman, Benjamin Djoudalbaye, Aggrey Aluso, Nina Schwalbe, Tajudeen Raji, Mosoka P. Fallah, Sofonias K. Tessema, Mohamed Moussif, Sultani Matendechero, Olive Shisana, Alain N. Ngongo, Jean Kaseya
21 May 2024

Original Research

 
Evaluation of the Administrative, Coordination, and Financing Capacity of the Sub-National Malaria Elimination Programs in Nigeria: A Case Study of Cross River State  
Edima Ottoho, Donald I. Omang, Egbe J. Godwin
30 December 2023

Original Research

 
The trial of sending short message service multidrug‑resistant tuberculosis patients in Indonesia: the chance to increase knowledge and motivation  
Syarifah Syarifah, Devi N. Santi
30 December 2023

Original Research

 
Lassa fever cases and mortality in Nigeria: Quantile Regression vs. Machine Learning Models  
Timothy Samson, Olukemi Aromolaran, Tosin Akingbade
30 December 2023

Original Research

 
A multilevel analysis of individual, household and community level predictors of child diarrhea in Eswatini  
Maswati Simelane, Kerry Vermaak
30 December 2023

Original Research

 
Knowledge and awareness of autism spectrum disorder among Libyans  
Ariej M. Mustafa, Dhiba Grifa, Afaf Shebani, Salah Alharabi, Khalid Alnajjar
30 December 2023

Original Research

 
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, awareness creation and risk communication of Covid‑19 pandemic amongst non‑literate population in South‑West Nigeria: Lessons for future health campaign  
Rachael Ojeka-John, Bernice O. Sanusi, Omowale T. Adelabu, Felix O. Talabi, Isaac A. Oyekola, Olanrewaju O.P. Ajakaiye, Ejem A. Ejem
30 December 2023

Original Research

 
Waste handling model based on local wisdom system in Indonesia  
Agnes Widiyanto, Siwi P.M. Wijayanti
30 December 2023

Original Research

 
Protection level of anti-hepatitis B vaccine and immunoglobulin in a pediatric Cameroonian population  
Merveille Kemenang, René G. Essomba, Aubin Nanfack, Paul F. Endja, Alexis Ndjolo, Céline N. Nkenfou
30 December 2023

Original Research

 
SARS‑CoV‑2 IgG antibody status in unvaccinated and 2‑dose vaccinated Indonesians by Astra Zeneca  
Laura Yamani, Juniastuti Juniastuti, Ni L.A. Megasari, Takako Utsumi, Nur Sahila, Alifia S. Pangestika, Serius M.D. Putri, Chung Yi Li, Santi Martini, Muhammad A. Isfandiari, Maria I. Lusida
30 December 2023
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 ANNOUNCEMENTS

 Event: Top African Health Experts Convene in Accra, Call for Subsidised Scientific Publications to Boost Research and Self-Reliance

 

African health researchers, scientists, and policy-makers met in Accra on 3 July 2024 to enhance research documentation and inter-professional trust. 1 Led by the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, the initiative also advocates for subsidised article processing charges on scientific publications to support research and collaboration across the continent. 2

 

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Posted: 2024-07-09

Podcast: In-depth interview with Prof. Nicaise Ndembi: Tackling health inequity and infectious diseases in Africa

 

Don't miss this exclusive interview with Prof. Nicaise Ndembi, Editor-in-Chief of the open-access Journal of Public Health in Africa (JPHIA),as he discusses the new editorial, The pandemic agreement: Achieving an African win for health security inequity, and the pivotal role of JPHIA in shaping the future of health research in Africa.

 

This podcast delves into the pressing challenges of infectious diseases and explores the promising new era of public health on the African continent.

 

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Posted: 2024-06-19

Notification: New Editorial highlights the need for an equitable pandemic agreement in Africa

 

Dive into the Editorial ‘The pandemic agreement: Achieving an African win for health security inequity,’ published in the open-access Journal of Public Health in Africa (JPHIA). Explore the urgent need for a new Pandemic Agreement and the central role of African leadership in ensuring equitable health security. Read, learn, and join the critical conversation in reshaping global health policy. Let's strive for a win-win approach that champions equity for all.

 

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Authors: Nicaise Ndembi, Nebiyu Dereje, Fifa A. Rahman, Benjamin Djoudalbaye, Aggrey Aluso, Nina Schwalbe, Tajudeen Raji, Mosoka P. Fallah, Sofonias K. Tessema, Mohamed Moussif, Sultani Matendechero, Olive Shisana, Alain N. Ngongo, Jean Kaseya

 

 
Posted: 2024-05-23

Press Release: Exciting update!

 
Our past two editorials for the Journal of Applied Neurosciences are available! Discover the vision and mission behind our new journal and the innovative research we aim to showcase in neuroscience and other biological underpinnings of human behaviour. Read the insightful editorials by our Editor-in-Chief, Dirk J. Geldenhuys, and learn more about our journey and goals. Check it out here: journalofappliedneurosciences.org  
Posted: 2024-05-21 More...

Notification: Exploring the Rich Tapestry of Research History: Rediscover Timeless Insights

 
Embark on a journey through the annals of research history! Our journal's archives hold a wealth of knowledge waiting to be rediscovered. From pioneering studies to timeless insights, explore the foundations of today's discussions. Join us in celebrating research history and uncovering the gems that continue to shape our understanding.  
Posted: 2024-05-16 More...
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