IJID Regions: Volume 1
IJID Regions is an esteemed publication under the patronage of the International Society for Infectious Diseases (ISID). It aspires to be a repository of high-caliber, evidence-grounded infectious disease science that possesses regional significance and pertinence.
Focus and Scope:
- Regional and Global Impact: The journal is dedicated to augmenting the visibility of regional and national research, concentrating especially on infectious diseases prevalent in under-resourced countries and settings, but also acknowledging studies on regions within developed nations.
- Clinical and Public Health: It specifically emphasizes clinical infectious diseases, clinical epidemiology, and public health, striving to serve as a resource for health clinicians, scientists, health systems, and public health policymakers.
- Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases Management: The journal encapsulates a myriad of topics including epidemiology, clinical diagnosis, treatment, and control of infectious diseases, addressing both clinical and laboratory-based research along with reports of clinical trials and comprehensive reviews.
Submission and Collaboration:
IJID Regions welcomes submissions that can deliver substantial insights to national and regional health practitioners and policy makers. Authors are encouraged to engage in collaborations between institutions to ensure robust sample sizes and conclusive results. The journal has a preference for prospective, randomized controlled trials over retrospective, descriptive studies to maintain the quality and relevance of the published works.
Audience and Impact:
The journal seeks to reach a diverse audience including clinicians, scientists, health systems professionals, and public health policy makers at both national and regional levels. It is designed to be a valuable resource for those engaged in combating infectious diseases and aims to impact health practices and policies in regions where the knowledge is highly needed, thereby contributing to the enhancement of healthcare outcomes.
IJID Regions stands as a significant medium for the dissemination of infectious disease science with a focus on regional interest and relevance. Its commitment to showcasing high-quality, evidence-based research makes it an essential read for professionals working in infectious diseases, public health, and clinical epidemiology, especially those operating in under-resourced settings. By fostering collaborations and emphasizing impactful research, IJID Regions aims to influence health systems and policies, promoting a deeper understanding and better management of infectious diseases across varied regions.