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Monday, 07 May 2007

Social Aspects of Population Health electronic scientific publication (academic and practice journal) was established in 2007. The Journal is registered at the Federal Agency for the Control of Mass Media, Telecommunications, and Protection of Cultural Heritage ( The Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media) (Mass media registration certificate 77-28654 as of July 19th, 2007). Publisher: Federal Research Institute for Health Organization and Informatics of Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation,

As an electronic periodical the Journal is registered at the INFORMREGISTER Research and Technical Center (RTC) as of September 7th, 2009. State registration number 0421000103.

Decision 6/6 of the Presidium of the Higher Attestation Commission (VAK) of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation as of February 19th, 2010 included Social Aspects of Public Health in the List of leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and publications, which should publish major scientific results of theses for the degree of doctor and candidate of science.

The Journal is published once every two months (six issues per year). The publication is intended for researchers and teachers of medical schools, heads of health authorities and health care facilities, policy makers and practitioners.

The Journal is assigned an international code - ISSN 2071-5021.

The Journal is included in the Russian Science Citation Index (RISC). All issues of the Journal are available on the library website (http://elibrary.ru).

The Journal is also included in the Ulrich's periodicals directory international database.

In line with the signed contract, the Journal is mirrored on the website of the Central Scientific Library of the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University.

Access to full-text articles of the Journal on the abovementioned websites is free.

Due to merging of medical and social issues a number of new theoretical problems arises calling for special consideration. Among them: interdisciplinary interaction and changing role of individual items (focused research and practical activities and wider social context) in modern health sciences. This situation necessitates publication of a special modern periodical reflecting challenges and achievements in these areas. Social Aspects of Population Health is precisely focused on covering the complex of such problems and achievements.

Topics of this electronic publication are various: health policy, demographics, environmental control, health system performance; medical training, and legislation and regulations in healthcare. Much attention is paid to the analysis of the health status of certain population groups, factors affecting health, primarily social ones.

A wide range of issues covered by the Journal determines its socio-political, scientific and practice value.

As an electronic resource the publication provides for maximum effective and rapid dissemination of information within the scientific medical community and practical healthcare.

The Journal publishes articles of the authors - applicants for degree of doctor or candidate in science in line with the following sections of the VAK list of scientific fields: 14.02.03 - Public Health and Healthcare; 08.00.05 - Economy and National Economy Management. Economics of Population and Demography; 22.00.03 - Economic Sociology and Demography

The number of authors and representation of different regions of Russia are constantly increasing. So do the Journal website traffic and the number of downloads.

Although the Journal is not a long-existing periodical (established in 2007), its impact factor is constantly growing. Thus, in 2013, its five-year impact factor reached 0.348 (without self-citation) and 0.410 (with self-citation). Its two-year impact factor more than doubled in 2013 and added up to: 0.330 (without self-citation) and 0.366 (with self-citation).

Social Aspects of Population Health electronic scientific publication is executed in accordance with the requirements of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Russian Federation and the "Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals", developed by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors.

The Journal is released six times a year.

Established in 2007.

Certificate of mass media registration 77-28654 as of July 19th, 2007.

Registration certificate 377 of the "Informregistr" RTC as of October 4th, 2010

Editorial address: 11, Dobrolyubova Str., Moscow, Russia, 127254.

Materials are reviewed and edited.

Copyrighted materials do not necessarily reflect the views of the publisher.

Editorial is not responsible for any information contained in promotional materials.

Reprint without permission of the publisher is prohibited.

Reference is obligatory.

All published rights belong to the Journal.

Last Updated ( Monday, 28 November 2016 )
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