Special Issue: Current Research on Epidemiology and Public Health--Exploring Epidemiology’ Vital Role in Shaping Public Health


Guest Editor

Dr. Robert M West
Professor of Biostatistics, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds
Email: R.M.West@leeds.ac.uk

Manuscript Topics

This special issue emphasizes the pivotal role of epidemiology in a wide array of public health contexts. Epidemiology is often hailed as the linchpin of public health because it equips professionals with the indispensable tools and methodologies required to scrutinize disease patterns and determinants. It serves as the compass for targeting interventions and crafting health policies. Through epidemiology, public health experts are empowered to meticulously gather and scrutinize data, shedding light on the root causes of health-related challenges.

Within this special issue, we actively seek contemporary instances that exemplify the adept utilization of epidemiology in the field of public health, encompassing both communicable and non-communicable diseases. These instances involve the identification of risk factors and the formulation of preventive strategies. Moreover, the global repercussions of such epidemiological work will be underscored, with this special issue serving as a valuable platform for disseminating these critical findings.

Addressing health disparities is another central theme that will be comprehensively addressed. Articles within this issue will pinpoint specific demographics at heightened risk for certain diseases and detail the interventions implemented to mitigate such disparities. A particular focus will be devoted to the intricate web of social determinants of health.

Furthermore, we eagerly welcome the submission of case studies and success stories that vividly illustrate how epidemiology has been harnessed to yield positive outcomes in the realm of public health. These exemplars will serve as guiding benchmarks for best practice, ultimately furthering the goal of enhancing the well-being of communities across the globe.

Keywords: epidemiology; public health; health disparities; health policies; case studies

Instruction for Authors
Please submit your manuscript to online submission system

Paper Submission

All manuscripts will be peer-reviewed before their acceptance for publication. The deadline for manuscript submission is 30 November 2024

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