Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz *Health


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Foundation: 1900

Mission: To produce, disseminate and share knowledge and technologies aimed at strengthening and consolidating the Single Health System (SUS) and that contribute to the promotion of health and quality of life for the Brazilian population, to the reduction of social inequalities and to the national dynamic of innovation, with the defense of the right to health and broad citizenship as core values.

Vision: To be a public and strategic health institution, recognized by Brazilian society and other countries for its capacity to place science, technology, innovation, education, and technological production of services and strategic inputs for the promotion of population health, the reduction of inequalities and social inequities, the consolidation and strengthening of the SUS, and the development and improvement of public health policies.


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Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Health sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldLatin AmericaBRIICSIBEROAMERICABrazil
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1356th30th264th156th17th
Arts and Humanities +597th20th55th58th10th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 957th4th162nd43rd2nd
Chemistry 1556th10th336th143rd6th
Computer Science 1976th34th388th125th22nd
Dentistry 560th60th93rd93rd49th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1750th53rd450th141st23rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1619th70th332nd147th32nd
Energy 1845th37th496th132nd21st
Engineering +1533rd20th334th97th12th
Environmental Science 1608th28th459th118th12th
Mathematics 2803rd99th662nd194th41st
Medicine +325th2nd45th16th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 259th4th63rd12th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 1596th15th312th107th6th
Psychology 863rd31st89th82nd19th
Social Sciences +969th28th131st91st14th
Veterinary 72nd6th21st10th5th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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