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Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics
  • ISSN: 2054-4200 (Online)
  • Editor: Dr Manj Sandhu Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
  • Editorial board
GHEG aims to publish research that increases our understanding of human health and disease worldwide. Spanning both non-communicable and communicable diseases, GHEG will provide a platform to integrate population science, genomics and related technological advances in the global health context. Topics relevant to GHEG will include studies, methods and resources relating to disease aetiology, variation in disease susceptibility, drug resistance and surveillance, pharmacogenomics and stratified medicine, as well as the challenges of implementing new developments into clinical practice and the community, globally. We recognise the importance of the broader cultural, ethical and historical aspects of global health and populations and welcome contributions in these areas. The field of global health, epidemiology and genomics is an emerging field which GHEG will facilitate by providing a forum for global discourse and the publication of new perspectives and paradigms. In this context, GHEG invites contributions from a range of disciplines and stakeholders, and covering a variety of research methods and analyses. In addition to Original Research Articles and Brief Reports, GHEG will accept structured Reviews, as well as Commentaries and Perspectives. The journal will also support submission of Protocols, Research Resources and Analysis. GHEG will also consider relevant Letters that respond to published papers.

GHEG blog

  • Infodemiology and public health in Peru
  • 24 May 2017, Jose L. Avilez
  • The investigation of public Web searches allows us to expand the boundaries of public health research. We call this tool infodemiology. This portmanteau of The post Infodemiology and public health in Peru appeared first on Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics....
  • Global challenges and opportunities for tackling antimicrobial resistance
  • 12 May 2017, Sophie Allcock
  • Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global public health concern. In 2014, an estimated 700,000 deaths were attributed to AMR globally and it is predicted that The post Global challenges and opportunities for tackling antimicrobial resistance appeared first on Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics....
  • Measuring child malnutrition: does it matter which population reference is used?
  • 27 April 2017, Uttara Partap
  • The double burden of malnutrition, defined as the co-occurrence of undernutrition and overnutrition at the population, household or individual level, is evident The post Measuring child malnutrition: does it matter which population reference is used? appeared first on Global Health, Epidemiology and Genomics....