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Infectious Diseases of Poverty

Infectious Diseases of Poverty

Editor-in-Chief: Xiao-Nong Zhou
Managing Editor: Pin Yang
Deputy Editor: G. Fu Gao; T. Araujo-Jorge; E. Certain; A.M. Oduola; S. Tang; J. Vega

ISSN: 2049-9957 (electronic version)

Journal no. 40249

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  • Strong focus on promoting trans-disciplinary research, bridging research and policy
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  • All abstracts are available in six UN working languages

With a dynamic and robust focus on the infectious diseases that disproportionately affect poor populations, Infectious Diseases of Poverty is an open access journal with a trans-disciplinary approach spanning research, implementation and policy. Served by a well-established and global Editorial Board, the journal attracts a large readership from around the world, provides a platform for discussion and evidence building, and offers abstracts translated into Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish.

Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Public Health

Impact Factor: 2.708 (2017) * 

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  • 2.708
  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    Infectious Diseases of Poverty is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing topic areas and methods that address essential public health questions relating to infectious diseases of poverty. These include various aspects of the biology of pathogens and vectors, diagnosis and detection, treatment and case management, epidemiology and modeling, zoonotic hosts and animal reservoirs, control strategies and implementation, new technologies and application. Transdisciplinary or multisectoral effects on health systems, ecohealth, environmental management, and innovative technology are also considered.

    Infectious Diseases of Poverty aims to identify and assess research and information gaps that hinder progress towards new interventions for a particular public health problem in the developing world. Moreover, it provides a platform for discussion of the issues raised, in order to advance research and evidence building for improved public health interventions in poor settings.

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