Launch Year: 1922
Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing;
OAO Izdatelstvo Meditsina
Frequency: 12 issues per year
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 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 is following publishing and journal best practices of these organizations:
- Association of science editors and publishers (ASEP) (http://rasep.ru)
- Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) (publicationethics.org)
- International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) (www.icmje.org)
- Council of Scientific Editors (CSE) (www.councilscienceeditors.org)
- National Information Standards Organization (NISO) (www.niso.org/workrooms/piej)