Journal of Health Informatics in Developing Countries

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University Manchester Ranking: Ranked 7th out of 16 Journals
Also, available on National Library of Medicine Catalog

Knowledge on health and medical informatics in developing countries is scarce. This health informatics journal has therefore been launched to focus on and promote research, experience and discussions related to health informatics in developing countries. Authors from developing countries are particularly encouraged to contribute in this area.

The journal comprises of journal and review articles. In line with the ethos of its publishers, the journal operates on a Free Access Policy. Readers can view and download articles without any cost or registration.

In order to make a submission, authors are requested to send an email to the Editor-in-chief Dr. Ashraf El-Metwally

Send a Copy to the Administrative Assistant Administrative Assistant (

The Journal of Health Informatics in Developing Countries (JHIDC) publishes two volumes every year, in December and in June. The Current section contains the volume that is open to submissions, to which submissions are added as they are received (once they have been reviewed and accepted). The Archives section contains all volumes of the journal - those that have already been published as well as the current volume.

The Journal of Health Informatics in Developing Countries is included in EBSCO's newly released databases “Computers & Applied Sciences Complete” and “Applied Science & Technology Source”

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The journal is indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).




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Vol 13, No 2 (2019)

Table of Contents

Research Articles

Blockchain Technology in Sub-Saharan Africa: Where does it fit in Healthcare Systems: A case of Tanzania PDF
Cleverence Kombe, Anael Sam, Mussa Ally, Auvo Finne
A Systematic Review of epidemiology of Rabies in Arab countries PDF
Taghreed Alaifan, Asmaa Altamimi
The Incidence and Risk Factors of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in the Middle East and North Africa: Systematic Review PDF
Meshal S. Alberreet, Mazen S. Ferwana, Majid A. AlSalamah, Abdulaziz M. Alsegayyir, Abdullah I. Alhussaini, Yousef M. Alotaibi, Khaled A. Alamri, Abdulmohsin A. Almehizia, Tammam M. Alanazi, Abdulaziz M. Alkewaibeen

ISSN: 1178-4407