Skip to main content

Infectious Diseases of Poverty: the First Five Years

poster2In 2012, Infectious Diseases of Poverty was launched as an open-access journal on infectious diseases by BMC, in partnership with the National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, China CDC. Based on the mission “One health – One world” mentioned in the Global Report on Research for the Infectious Diseases of Poverty, the journal aims to identify and assess research and information gaps that hinder progress towards new interventions for public health problems, in particular those connected with poverty in the developing world.

Read more

Fifth Anniversary Video

Your browser needs to have JavaScript enabled to view this video

We've invited the Editor-in-Chief, Editorial Board members, reviewers, authors and key opinion leaders in the field to share their thoughts on the journal and its development in the last five years.

Excellent Article Award 2012-2016

We are delighted to announce the winners of the Excellent Article Award 2012-2016, as chosen by our Editorial Board.

article 1Global burden, distribution, and interventions for infectious diseases of poverty
Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Johannes Sommerfeld, Zohra S Lassi, Rehana A Salam and Jai K Das

article 5.Shrinking the malaria map in China: measuring the progress of the National Malaria Elimination Programme
Tao Hu, Yao-Bao Liu, Shao-Sen Zhang, Zhi-Gui Xia, Shui-Sen Zhou, Jun Yan, Jun Cao and Zhan-Chun Feng

article 3Surveillance-response systems: the key to elimination of tropical diseases
Ernest Tambo, Lin Ai, Xia Zhou, Jun-Hu Chen, Wei Hu, Robert Bergquist, Jia-Gang Guo, Jürg Utzinger, Marcel Tanner and Xiao-Nong Zhou

article 4Progress towards onchocerciasis elimination in the participating countries of the African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control: epidemiological evaluation results
Afework H. Tekle, Honorath G. M. Zouré, Mounkaila Noma, Michel Boussinesq, Luc E. Coffeng, Wilma A. Stolk and Jan H. F. Remme

article 2Global aspirations, local realities: the role of social science research in controlling neglected tropical diseases
Kevin Bardosh

Read our thematic series launched in 2017

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

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

Thematic series
Elimination of neglected tropical diseases (calling for papers)
Edited by Robert Bergquist, Adrian Hopkins and Xiao-Nong Zhou

Infectious Diseases of Poverty - Launch

Your browser needs to have JavaScript enabled to view this video

Infectious Diseases of Poverty was launched with the mission "One Health - One World" five years ago, and it received attention and support from policy makers, researchers and experts in various organizations throughout the world.