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Sterile Insect Technique against Aedes vectors to control Aedes-borne diseases
Guest edited by Matt Thomas, Rui-De Xue, Jingwen Wang, Gong Cheng, and Sibao Wang

Thematic series
Parasite distribution and biodiversity: migration, niche construction and organization
Guest edited by Robert Bergquist, Norbert Brattig, David Rollinson, Xing-Quan Zhu, Xiao-Nong Zhou

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Collaborative approach on combating tropical diseases in the Greater Mekong Sub-region
Guest edited by Kazim Hizbullah Sanikullah, Virak Khue, Somphou Syasone, Leo Braack, Ryosuke Fujita, Robert Bergquist, Xiao-Nong Zhou


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Advancing the National Immunization Program in China: Making it More Effective and Sustainable
Guest edited by Shenglan Tang, Shu Chen, Anna Du, Lance E. Rodewald

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Elimination of infectious diseases of poverty as a key contribution to achieving the SDGs
Content published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty is guest edited by Dirk Engels, Juerg Utzinger, Florence Fouque, Daniele Rinaldo, Jean-Louis Arcand and Xiao-Nong Zhou


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One Health action and assessment 
Guest edited by Jürg Utzinger, Bernadette Abela-Ridder, Baptiste Dungu, Jun-Xia Song, Ying-Juan Qian, Xiao-Nong Zhou

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Geography and infectious diseases: Role of human mobility, translocation and access to healthcare care
Guest edited by Norbert Brattig, Robert Bergquist, Danielle Vienneau and Xiao-Nong Zhou

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Urbanization and infectious diseases
Guest edited by Zhi-Jie Zhang, Li-Qun Fang, Michael P. Ward, Ousman Bajinka, Wei Hu, and Xiao-Nong Zhou

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Climate change and infectious diseases
Guest edited by Xiao-Ming Shi, Kristie L. Ebi, Shi-Lu Tong, Patrick L. Kinney, Peng Gong and Xiao-Nong Zhou

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From Malaria elimination to Malaria eliminated: learning by doing
Guest edited by Florence Fuque, Sarthak Das, Maxine Whittaker, Zaixing Zhang, Robert Bergquist and Xiao-Nong Zhou

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Mass drug administration of antibiotics: reaching clinical and community equipoise
Guest edited by Anthony So and Matthew DeCamp


Article collection
Malaria free in China: strategy and approaches

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Optimization and equity of COVID-19 vaccination
Guest edited by Daniel H. Paris, Claudia Daubenberger, Robert Bergquist, Hua-Qin Wang and Xiao-Nong Zhou

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A system-wide comprehensive tuberculosis control model in China
Guest edited by Qian Long, Fei Huang and Shitong Huan


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Coronavirus research highlights

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Control strategy and case management of human brucellosis
Guest edited by David O’Callaghan, Jun-Xia Song, Adrian M. Whatmore, Caterina Guzmán Verri and Xiao-Nong Zhou

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Community management and recovery from COVID-19 pandemic
Guest edited by Nicole Probst-Hensch, Sarah Tschudin Sutter, Berhane Beyene, Zun-You Wu, and Xiao-Nong Zhou

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Containment and case management of COVID-19 pandemic
Guest edited by Jürg Utzinger, Albert Ko, Robert Bergquist, Florence Fouque and Xiao-Nong Zhou

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Transmission patterns and control of COVID-19 epidemic
Guest edited by Jiming Liu, Yue-Long Shu and Xiao-Nong Zhou

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Economic impacts of infectious diseases of poverty
Guest edited by Dirk Engels and Xiao-Nong Zhou


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Anti-malaria drug efficacy and resistance

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Social innovation to transform health care delivery
Guest edited by Lenore Manderson, Uche Amazigo and Phyllis Dako-Gyeke

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Operational Research on Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases in China
Guest edited by Xiao-Nong Zhou, Ning Feng, Jeffrey K. Edwards and John Reeder


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Urban health and prevention and control of vector-borne diseases
Guest edited by Mariam Otmani del Barrio, Frédéric Simard and Andrea Caprara

Thematic series
Early warning of invasive species for tropical diseases transmission
Guest edited by Zhong-Dao Wu, Robert Bergquist and Xiao-Nong Zhou

Thematic series
Onchocerciasis-associated epilepsy
Guest edited by Robert Colebunders, Robert Ryder, Patrick Suykerbuyk and Richard Idro


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Vector-borne diseases under climate change conditions in Africa
Guest edited by Pietro Ceccato, Mary H. Hayden, Ángel G. Muñoz and Mario-Henry Rodríguez

Thematic series
Innovation on molluscicides development and application
Guest edited by Henry Madson, David Rollinson, Nicholas Midzi and Xiao-Nong Zhou

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Elimination of neglected tropical diseases
Guest edited by Robert Bergquist, Adrian Hopkins and Xiao-Nong Zhou

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Control and elimination of helminth zoonoses in Great Mekong Subregion
Guest edited by Somphou Sayasone, Robert Bergquist, Banchob Sripa, Xiao-Nong Zhou

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Operational research on infectious diseases of poverty in Myanmar
Guest edited by Kyaw Zin Thant, John Reeder and Xiao-Nong Zhou

Article collection
2016 Top 10 Most Accessed Articles
Edited by Xiao-Nong Zhou and Pin Yang


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Schistosomiasis research: providing the tools needed for elimination
Guest edited by David Rollinson, Jutta Reinhard-Rupp, Robert Bergquist and Xiao-Nong Zhou

Article collection
2015 Top 10 Most Accessed Articles
Edited by Xiao-Nong Zhou and Pin Yang

Thematic series
Malaria and migration in the Greater Mekong Subregion
Guest edited by Deyer Gopinath, Zai-Xing Zhang and Xiao-Nong Zhou

Thematic series
Improving Access to and Affordability of Healthcare for TB Patients in China
Guest edited by Shenglan Tang


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Insecticide Resistance in Vectors
Guest edited by Xiao-Nong Zhou, Abraham Peter Mnzava, Raman Velayudhan and Florence Fouque

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Every day is Malaria Day


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Ebola outbreaks and community-based surveillance response systems
Guest edited by Xiao-Nong Zhou, George F Gao and Ernest Tambo

Thematic series
Community-Based Interventions for the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases of Poverty
Guest edited by Xiao-Nong Zhou and Johannes Sommerfeld

Thematic series
EcoHealth and EIDs
- Dynamics between environmental change, development, and EIDs in Asia
Guest edited by Fred Unger, Xiao-Nong Zhou and Delia Grace


Thematic series
Historical Development of Medical Parasitology in China
Guest edited by Xiao-Nong Zhou and Sen-Hai Yu

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Co-infection and Syndemics
Guest edited by Pascale Allotey and Xiao-Nong Zhou

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Surveillance and Response to Infectious Diseases of Poverty
Guest edited by Marcel Tanner and Xiao-Nong Zhou


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Open Access Africa: Showcasing African research

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Health Systems Research for Infectious Diseases of Poverty
Edited by Xiao-Nong Zhou

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Armigeres subalbatus, a potential vector for Zika virus
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Xiao-Nong Zhou, National Institute of Parasitic Diseases at China CDC / Chinese Center for Tropical Diseases Research / One Health Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University-The University of Edinburgh

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.

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  • Citation Impact 2023
    Journal Impact Factor: 4.8
    5-year Journal Impact Factor: 5.0
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.592
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.578

    Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 7
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 118

    Usage 2023
    Downloads: 1,109,021
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