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    Join the first 100 world-class professional members of our editorial board commissioned to provide a database that will advance the existing curiosity and short-term advancement of research-based interventions for long term sustainable development. This is part of the corporate responsibility of this board, to the stakeholders in the era of emergence and resurgence of novel deadly pandemics, including providing safe and efficacious medications to prevent, cure and/or control health challenges that threaten the existence of Humans, Animals, and Plants on the planet earth (One health). Your consent to join this board will be a big boost to our noble ambition of sustainable development for between society for us today and for our children tomorrow, as well as our acceleration to the top, through the pack of the big old names in publishing

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    Pwaveno H. Bamaiyi is a Professor in Veterinary Public Health Epidemiology at the University of Jos, Nigeria. [SJ-PND] is pleased to note the unique skills of Prof Pwaveno H. Bamaiyi in the use of Spatiotemporal Epidemiologic Modeler (STEM) Epidemiological software.

    Magnus C Ogaraku is a Public  Health Physician and the Director of Health Services of Federal University Lokoja, a humanitarian. Magnus C Ogaraku is a public health physician with an interest in improving the health of an entire population & the routine one-on-one patient TMT of a Physician.

    Moazzam M Lodhi is an S/L & Public Health Physician at KIU, Uganda. Dr. Moazzam M Lodhi was awarded MBBS by the Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Pakistan 1996. He obtained MPH degree from the Baqai University in Pakistan in 2010. His interest is the health of mother-child

    Ezeonwumelu JOC

    Ezeonwumelu JOC – [Ph.D. and M. Pharm, MPH, B. Pharm, BSc], is a Public Health Pharmacist, lecturer, HOD, and former Dean, Sch of Pharmacy, KIU Uganda. He is skilled in Clinical/pharmaceutical care, Toxicology, &  phytochemistry analysis], Pharmaceutical Micob, and pharmacotherapy. His expertise in the therapy of tropical disease with medicinal herbs is an asset

    Dafiewhare OE

    Dafiewhare Onokiojare EMB.BS, MWACP-Family Medicine, MPH, F. SAFRI is a Public Health & Family Physician, & Medical Educationist S/Lecturer, Dept of Int’l Med KIU, Uganda. He was a Nigeria TAC volunteer. Graduate of Uniben NigNPMC of Nigeria and WACPs: He worked with FMC, Abeokuta, Nig; & CPD from Open University of the UK,  


    Morteza Saki, Ph.D., is a Public Health Bacteriologist and Senior Lecturer in Bacterial infectious disease at the Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences | Ahvaz, Iran · Department of Microbiology. He is currently working on mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance in ESKAPE Pathogens, like Klebsiella pneumoniae of public health importance


    Editorial board duties and membership

    The editorial committee of special journal publications is made of the editorial office and editorial board. Editorial officers work in the editorial office to process manuscripts for review either by the editorial board members, or external reviewers. They also receive the reviewed and approved manuscripts and process them for publication. The editorial board is headed by the editor in chief, and their duties are to receive a review and approve manuscripts before it is sent for publication.

    Editor in chief works with the editorial team, external professional reviewers, authors, and editorial officers to process a manuscript before it is finally published. In special journal publications, the editor in chief is the highest decision making position vis-à-vis manuscript management and day to day running of the journal. However, administratively, the editor in chief is answerable to the strategic and technical advisory committee (STAC) of each journal. Therefore the duties of the editorial team may include but not limited to the following

    The editors of Special Journal of Public Health are responsible for:

    1. the fast and transparent peer review process
    2. Providing the final judgment on the articles
    3. The editor should remember the policy of fast and effective peer review and further  process,
    4. responsible for any query regarding reconsideration of
    5. selecting potential reviewers
    6. responsibility to contact selected reviewers
    7. convey the expectations of the journal to the reviewers
    8. The editor should keep in mind the time required for reviewing articles
    9. If any special issue proposal is submitted to
    10. Allow for the timely topics and suggest potential guest Editors
    11. Editors should ensure the smooth functioning of the whole process in
    12. Editors should provide time to time input regarding the targeted readers’ Editors should comply with the guidelines and protocols provided by the publishing house.

    Editorial duties toward authors include:

    1. Providing guidelines to authors for preparing and submitting manuscripts
    2. Providing a clear statement of the Journal’s policies on authorship criteria
    3. Treating all authors with fairness, courtesy, objectivity, honesty, and transparency
    4. Establishing and defining policies on conflicts of interest
    5. Protecting the confidentiality of every author’s work
    6. Establishing a system for effective and rapid peer review
    7. Making editorial decisions with reasonable speed
    8. Being vigilant in avoiding delaying a manuscript
    9. Establishing guidelines for authors
    10. Establishing a procedure for reconsidering editorial decisions
    11. reviewing policies for handling ethical
    12. Ensure timely publication of accepted manuscripts

    The following are expected from all authors

    • State all sources of funding for research
    • approved by the relevant institutional review boards or ethics committees
    • Cultured cell lines were authenticated.
    • Those regulations concerning the use of animals in research,
    • List contributors who meet the journal’s criteria for authorship
    • Reveal any potential conflicts.
    • Share data or materials needed by other scientists to replicate the experiment.
    • Cite and reference other relevant published work on which the submitted work is based.
    • Obtain permission from the copyright owner to use/reproduce copyrighted content
    • Provide written permission from any potentially identifiable individuals referred to

    Additional expectations from authors

    • Provide registration information for clinical trials
    • Provide the CONSORT statement, for randomized trials.
    • Provide the STARD flow diagram and checklist for
      diagnostic tests.
    • Provide MOOSE guidelines for meta-analyses/observational
    • Provide STROBE checklists for cross-sectional
      observational studies.
    • Provide QUOROM guidelines for reporting meta-analyses
      and systematic reviews
    • Provide MIAME standards for microarray experiments.
    • Provide discipline-specific standards for data sharing/archiving.

    Editorial responsibilities toward Reviewers

    • Assign papers for review to experts
    • Establishing a process for reviewers to ensure the manuscript is a confidential
    • Reviewers not allowed to use the manuscript content before it is published
    • Providing them clear instructions on the scope, content, quality, and timeliness
    • Requesting that reviewers identify any potential conflicts of interest
    • Allowing reviewers appropriate time to complete their reviews
    • Requesting frequency that does not overtax any one reviewer
    • Finding ways to recognize the contributions of reviewers,


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