Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica *Health


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Foundation: 1987

Mission: To contribute to social equity and to the full realization of the right to health protection through the generation and dissemination of knowledge, the training of human resources of excellence and innovation in multidisciplinary research for the development of evidence-based public policies.

Vision: The National Institute of Public Health is the reference research and teaching center in Mexico and has a high impact in Latin America. It is a leader in the comprehensive training of the public health workforce and in the generation of benchmark knowledge required for the formulation, organization, and conduct of public health policies.

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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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAOECDMexico
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2510th105th322nd1621st19th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3332nd90th368th2367th17th
Environmental Science 3444th170th366th1901st26th
Medicine +2125th48th194th1522nd9th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2628th112th305th1699th23rd
Psychology 1713th94th207th1369th12th
Social Sciences +2190th101st222nd1463rd18th

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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