https://revistas.unilibre.edu.co/index.php/iJEPH/issue/feed Interdisciplinary Journal of Epidemiology and Public Health 2020-01-28T01:28:15+00:00 Yezid solarte, Biologist, MSc iJEPH@unilibre.edu.co Open Journal Systems <p>The Interdisciplinary&nbsp;Journal of Epidemiology and Public Health (IJEPH) is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal committed to advance knowledge in the fields of epidemiology, public health and preventive medicine, by publishing original contributions coming from any related discipline with direct impact to the health of the international community.&nbsp;The iJEPH aims to publish innovative articles on all aspect of epidemiology and public health including preventive medicine, social determinants of health, and the impact of population interventions, practices and policies on health worldwide.</p> <p>The iJEPH also aims to significantly contribute to improve health globally by becoming an essential novel teaching resource for the academic community and a source of new and rigorous scientific evidence for health care providers and policy makers.</p> https://revistas.unilibre.edu.co/index.php/iJEPH/article/view/5675 Hospital epidemiology: from Semmelweis to the post-antibiotic era 2020-01-28T01:28:15+00:00 Robinson Pacheco robinson.pacheco.73@gmail.com <p>A mediados de 1948, en el hospital general Allgemeines KrankenHaus de Viena, Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis propuso el uso de soluciones con cloro para el lavado de las manos de los médicos. Esta medida se debía realizar antes y después de atender y examinar a mujeres que se encontraban en trabajo de parto. ESta fue la medida más efectivas para reducir las altas tasas de mortalidad a causa de la fiebre puerperal. En ese momneto, Semmelweis sembró la semilla la cual germinaría una de las más importantes ramas de la salud pública, La Epidemiologia Hospitalaria (1).</p> 2019-01-30T00:00:00+00:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement##