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Foundation: 1921

Mission: The National Institute of Public Health is a budgetary organisation of the Ministry of Health. The legal status and tasks of the institute are postulated by paragraph 86 of Law No. 258/2000, in the wording of Law no. 320/2002 and provision of the Minister of Health no. 31334/2002 from 17. 12. 2002. The statutary representative is the Director who is named and recalled by the Minister of Health on the proposal of the Chief Public Health Officer of the Czech Republic. Paragraph 86 of the cited law states that the mission of the Institute is to cover a spectrum of activities comprising creation of the basis for national public health policy, health promotion and protection, providing methodical reference activities and monitoring related to public health, researching the environmental impact on human health, international collaboration, post-graduate education in medical fields and health-related education of the general public.

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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 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.

AreaWorldEastern EuropeEU-27OECDCzech Republic
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4502nd255th1307th2891st43rd
Medicine +4205th208th1142nd2743rd32nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3556th237th916th2070th29th

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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