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    Board of Editors Special Journal of Computer Innovations and Bioinformatics [SJ-CIB]

    Tariq Khanzada, Professor in Computer Information Systems, at the Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, King AbdulAziz University, Jeddah,
    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia He was also a Professor at the Department of Computer Systems Engineering, Faculty of Electrical, Electronic & Computer Engineering, Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro, 76062, Sindh, Pakistan. His interest is on Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Information Systems Engineering, Wireless indoor positioning, Data Sciences, Signal Processing, have 50+ International Conferences and Journal publications, member of IEEE, ACM, PEC, and other boards and academic bodies,  reviewer of IEEE transactions on comm, AI journal, and several conferences, member of the board of studies and board of faculties, got grants of multiple research projects and papers, co-author of a book and book chapters, have 20+ years academic experience of teaching in European and Asian universities.

    Worku Jimma

    Worku Jimma, Ph.D. in Health Information Management from Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran, Masters of Knowledge and Information Management from Ghent University, Belgium, MSc in Aquaculture from Ghent University, Belgium. Lecturer, January 2012 to Date, at Jimma University, Ethiopia. Currently, Dean of Faculty of Computing and Informatics, Jimma Institute of Technology, Jimma University. Number of Publications = 25, Google Scholar h-index = 5

    Isah Mohammed Bello

    I am a seasoned Data Management/Monitoring and Evaluation Professional with decades of excellence in IT Management, Health System Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation, Geographic Information systems (GIS), Mobile Phone Data Collation solutions, provisioning, and data management for health systems.

    I have an MSc. In Information Technology, a Post Graduate Diploma in Management Information Technology and B. Tech degree in Computer Science from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi – Nigeria, and currently undergoing a PhD. in Information technology with the Central University of Nicaragua.  My job portfolio over the years has included Health Interventions Data Management, Mobile Application development for strengthening health systems, Project Management, ICT, Geographic Information System (GIS), Monitoring and Evaluation, and Learning.

    I have excellent communications skills, including writing and teaching. I have worked on many Health Interventions/Projects using IT and Office Tools including real-time data acquisition, data management, quality improvement, and assurance, and health systems strengthening using qualitative and quantitative data collection and collation.

    I have an excellent work ethic and good user interaction skills due to my background in computer science and information technology backed up with over 13 years of managing Health Interventions using appropriate technology innovations.

    Presently I work as the technical officer focusing on mHealth, Monitoring, and Evaluation, GIS focal lead for the East and Southern African countries, for World Health Organization (WHO) based in Harare – Zimbabwe. I am a Nigerian by Nationality.

    In the past 5 years, my role has metamorphosed into Planning, overseeing, architecting, developing, and implementing system operating policies. Development of procedures to improve the performance and stability of the various application systems supported by WHO in the African region especially mobile software development, Geographic Information Systems, databases, documents, and archiving systems.

    I have participated in the pioneering of using Mobile Phone Applications on Open-Source Platform for collating Monitoring and Evaluation systemic processes in WHO Nigeria and the African Regional Office of WHO for the past 10 years ranging from EPI activities, Routine Immunization, Case-based Surveillance, and LQAs.  I have been in supervisory/team leadership roles for the past 15 years in Project Management, Mobile application development for strengthening health systems, Managing GIS, Data Management, and Monitoring and Evaluation; of which 12 years have been in the United Nations System.

    Morteza Saki,

    Morteza Saki, Ph.D., is a Senior Lecturer in Bacterial infectious disease at the Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences | Ahvaz, Iran · Department of Microbiology. He is currently working on mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance and the Bioinformatics mapping of the ESKAPE Pathogens, especially Klebsiella pneumonia. Dr Saki is interested in the use of bioinformatics database to determine the global distribution of resistance to agents of disease outbreaks

    Stanley C. Onuoha,

    Stanley C. Onuoha, B, Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D.,  is a Professor in Biotech at Ebonyi State University, Nigeria. He earned his B.Sc, M.Sc & Ph.D. degrees in Microbiology from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria. He is using bioinformatics tools to conduct in silico studies on novel tropical pandemics and spatiotemporal epidemiological disease modelers for epidemics studies

    Charles Drago Kato

    Charles Drago Kato BVM, MSc, MSc, Ph.D. is an S/L in Clinical Immun and Molecular Genetics,  translation biomarker science , and Clinical informatics @ MUK Uganda. His Ph.D. from MUK was supported by CARTA/Afrique One Consortium. He holds an M. Sc in Struct/Mol Biol [Univ- Lon] & BVM/M.Sc. in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, [MUK]. Dr Kato, is parasitic immunologist with interest in the use of big data to answer difficult epidemiological questions

    Pwaveno H. Bamaiyi

    Pwaveno H. Bamaiyi is a Professor in Veterinary Public Health Epidemiology at the University of Jos, Nigeria. Prof Pwaveno H. Bamaiyi has a special skill in the use of Spatiotemporal Epidemiologic Modeler (STEM) Epidemiological software to monitor and analyze the distribution of diseases including the use of bioinformatics tools in animal genomics and translational sc research

    Esumeh FI

    Esumeh FI is a Professor in Medical Microbiology and Parasitology with a special interest in Epidemiology of Bact research, @ the Dept of Microbiology and Para, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Nigeria. Professor Esumeh FI is an Environmental Microbiologists working on the integration of bioinformatics in bioremediation to clean up the environment for sustainable dev

    Ihongbe JC

    Ihongbe JC is a Professor of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology with a special interest in yeast research, currently at the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Babcock University, Nigeria. Professor JC Ihongbe is interested in precision and computational diagnostics in other to impact advances and innovations in clinical genomics and bioinformatics in resource-poor settings

    The Editors of the special Journal of Computer Innovations and Bioinformatics [SJ-CIB], are responsible for:

    1. the fast and transparent peer review process
    2. Providing the final judgment on the articles
    3. The editor should remember the policy of fast and effective peer review and further  process,
    4. responsible for any query regarding reconsideration of
    5. selecting potential reviewers
    6. responsibility to contact selected reviewers
    7. convey the expectations of the journal to the reviewers
    8. The editor should keep in mind the time required for reviewing articles
    9. If any special issue proposal is submitted to
    10. Allow for the timely topics and suggest potential guest Editors
    11. Editors should ensure the smooth functioning of the whole process
    12. Editors should provide time to time input regarding the targeted readers’ Editors should comply with the guidelines and protocols provided by the publishing house.

    Editorial duties toward authors include:

    1. Providing guidelines to authors for preparing and submitting manuscripts
    2. Providing a clear statement of the Journal’s policies on authorship criteria
    3. Treating all authors with fairness, courtesy, objectivity, honesty, and transparency
    4. Establishing and defining policies on conflicts of interest
    5. Protecting the confidentiality of every author’s work
    6. Establishing a system for effective and rapid peer review
    7. Making editorial decisions with reasonable speed
    8. Being vigilant in avoiding delaying a manuscript
    9. Establishing guidelines for authors
    10. Establishing a procedure for reconsidering editorial decisions
    11. reviewing policies for handling ethical
    12. Ensure timely publication of accepted manuscripts

    The following are expected from all authors

    • State all sources of funding for research
    • approved by the relevant institutional review boards or ethics committees
    • Cultured cell lines were authenticated.
    • Those regulations concerning the use of animals in research,
    • List contributors who meet the journal’s criteria for authorship
    • Reveal any potential conflicts.
    • Share data or materials needed by other scientists to replicate the experiment.
    • Cite and reference other relevant published work on which the submitted work is based.
    • Obtain permission from the copyright owner to use/reproduce copyrighted content
    • Provide written permission from any potentially identifiable individuals referred to

    Additional expectations from authors

    • Provide registration information for clinical trials
    • Provide the CONSORT statement, for randomized trials.
    • Provide the STARD flow diagram and checklist for diagnostic tests.
    • Provide MOOSE guidelines for meta-analyses/observational studies.
    • Provide STROBE checklists for cross-sectional observational studies.
    • Provide QUOROM guidelines for reporting meta-analyses and systematic reviews
    • Provide MIAME standards for microarray experiments.
    • Provide discipline-specific standards for data sharing/archiving.

    Editorial responsibilities toward Reviewers

    • Assign papers for review to experts
    • Establishing a process for reviewers to ensure the manuscript is a confidential
    • Reviewers not allowed to use the manuscript content before it is published
    • Providing them clear instructions on the scope, content, quality, and timeliness
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    • Allowing reviewers appropriate time to complete their reviews
    • Requesting frequency that does not overtax any one reviewer
    • Finding ways to recognize the contributions of reviewers,



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