Instituto Nacional de SaludHealth


Colombia in SCImago Media Rankings

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Foundation: 1917

Mission: The National Institute of Health is a public entity of the national order belonging to the science, technology and innovation sector and the Health and Social Protection sector; coordinates the public health surveillance system in the country, the operation of the donation, transplantation and blood networks and generates specialized technical knowledge in public health for the formulation, adjustment and evaluation of public policies; Likewise, it trains highly specialized human talent for public health surveillance and produces inputs of special interest for public health.

Vision: To be a national and international leader in science in 2030, technology and innovation, generating and managing knowledge, outstanding in the production of inputs of interest in health, to be a strategic reference in research, surveillance and production of goods and services of interest and , highly qualified human talent trainer.


Overall percentile
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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAOECDColombia
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4349th207th505th2837th11th
Medicine +2866th75th264th2015th3rd

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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