Focus and Scope

The journal covers all aspects of hygienic science and sanitary practices. It focuses on environmental and residential health, human ecology, hygiene in children and adolescents, radiation hygiene, occupational health, and food hygiene. The journal elucidates scientific and practical issues (e.g., new methods of hygienic research) relevant to experts with Russia’s сenters сenters for Hygiene and Epidemiology and Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing (Rospotrebnadzor).

The journal publishes material on the policies and management of sanitation, science-based sanitary legislation, training of sanitarians, sanitation statistics, sanitation education and the history of hygiene in Russia and the rest of the world. The journal disseminates information on the best practices of centers for hygiene and epidemiology. Among the types of contribution published are reviews of monographs and textbooks of hygiene and sanitation. The journal also provides information on congresses, conferences, and meetings on hygiene and sanitation, as well as on the work of the Russian Scientific Medical Society of Hygienists.

The readership of the journal includes sanitarians, experts from hygiene centers and research institutes, and academics working in the field of hygiene and sanitation.

The journal publishes original articles and reviews.

The main headings of the journal: environmental health and populated areas, occupational health, hygiene of children and adolescents, radiation hygiene, food hygiene, preventive toxicology and hygienic regulation, methods of hygienic studies, socio-hygienic monitoring.

Geography of publications: no restrictions. The journal regularly publishes scientific works of foreign authors from Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia and Georgia. In recent years, we had the publication from Germany (Regional Office for Europe, WHO European Centre for Environment and Health, Bonn). It is planned to even greater involvement of articles by foreign authors, as well as increasing the share of joint publications.