Call for papers: PLOS ONE: Health inequities and disparities

20 September, 2019

Dear colleagues,

Please find a link to PLOS ONE call for papers on health inequities and disparities

Kindly submit a paper or share widely.

Thank you very much


HIFA profile: Joel Francis is a Tanzanian clinician and epidemiologist with over 11 years of experience in monitoring, evaluation, rigorous quantitative research and systematic reviews and meta analysis, particularly in the area of HIV/AIDS and alcohol use in young people( 15-24 years). For the past seven years, Dr. Francis has designed, conducted, and evaluated public health and medical research as a research scientist at Tanzania’s National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR). He served as principal investigator for 5 research projects including studies on: the epidemiology of STDs among female sex workers in northern Tanzania; the prevalence, perceptions and acceptability of male circumcision as an HIV preventive measure; and epidemiology of alcohol use among young people in northern Tanzania. He has experience in data management using Microsoft excel &access, epi data, and Stata programs and advanced quantitative data analysis skills using Stata software. Dr. Francis holds an MD from the University of Dar es Salaam and an MSc Epidemiology from Harvard University, and is a candidate for a PhD Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.