Welcome to the inaugural issue of the journal with our new Editor-in-Chief, Dr Mark Avery. This first issue of the journal for 2022 brings a comprehensive range of contributions from a number of authors. Papers presented in this issue work to contribute to this continuum of learning, reflection and future strategy. Researchers and authors here are offering new knowledge and perspectives. From this range of work that we publish, some examples of these knowledge contributions may be identified.

A series of papers presented by researchers and authors in relation to the COVID-19 disease and pandemic across several countries and communities highlights critical learning about population awareness, understanding and sense making; care and support delivery in response preparations; prehospital emergency care; tele-medicine and the potential for re-purposing of drugs.

Published: 2022-04-14

A Prospective Study Assessing Patient Perception of the Use Of Artificial Intelligence in Radiology

A/Prof Warren Clements , Louisa Thong, Adil Zia, Heather Moriarty, A/Prof Gerard S Goh

Evaluation of Service-Oriented Nursing Supervisor Strategy Based on Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA)

Farhad Hamzehzadeh, Fateme Mirzaee, Alireza Jalali, Bahareh Ahmadinejad, Hoshang Shahmoradi, Anis Navand

Factors Associated with the Four-Visit ANC in Indonesia: A population-based study

Helen Andriani, Valencia Natasha, Salma Dhiya Rachmadani, Adila Saptari

Awareness of Jordanian Surgical Patients about COVID 19 During Peak of Epidemic at JUH

Abdelkarim Aloweidi, Sami Abu Halaweh, Mahmoud Al-Mustafa, Islam Massad, Ibrahim Qudaisat, Ahmad El-Share, Mohammad Rwaidi, Mohammad Yousef, Mazen Al-Nouti, Isam Bsisu, Mohammad Aqel

Public Awareness and Personal Hygienic Practices of Rural People in the COVID-19 Situation

Prodip Kumar Baral, Umme Habiba, Md. Emdadul Islam, S. M. Woahid Murad