Ministerio de Salud *Health


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Foundation: 1935

Mission: The Ministry of Health has the mission of protecting personal dignity, promoting health, preventing disease and guaranteeing comprehensive health care for all the country's inhabitants; proposing and conducting health policy guidelines in consultation with all public sectors and social actors. The person is the center of our mission, to which we dedicate ourselves with respect to the life and fundamental rights of all Peruvians, from before their birth and respecting the natural course of their lives, contributing to the great national task of achieving the development of all our citizens. We, the workers of the Health Sector, are agents of change in constant improvement to achieve the maximum well-being of the people.

Vision: The health of all persons in the country will be the expression of a substantial socio-economic development of the strengthening of democracy, of the rights and responsibilities of citizens based on the expansion of sources of stable and formal employment, with improved income, on education in values oriented towards the person and on a culture of solidarity, as well as on the establishment of equitable mechanisms of accessibility to health services through a coordinated and decentralized national health system, and on the development of a national health policy that gathers and integrates the contributions of traditional medicine and of the diverse cultural manifestations of our population.

Subordinate organizations:

  • Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Neurologicas
  • Instituto Nacional de Salud
  • Instituto Nacional de Salud del Nino
  • Instituto Nacional de Salud Mental Honorio Delgado-Hideyo Noguchi
  • Instituto Nacional Materno Perinatal


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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 area

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 AmericaIBEROAMERICAPeru
Medicine 665th31st117th1st

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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.

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