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Roczniki Państwowego Zakładu Higieny 

(Annals of the National Institute of Hygiene)


Editor and Publisher: National Institute of Public Health - National Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland

The journal ‘Roczniki Państwowego Zakładu Higieny’  [Annals of the National Institute of Hygiene] (Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig)  was established in 1950 by the National Institute of Hygiene (current name:  National Institute of Public Health - National Institute of Hygiene).

The journal is a peer-reviewed quarterly devoted  to research studies on the food  and water safety, nutrition, environmental hygiene, toxicology and risk assessment, public health and related areas. It creates a common platform enabling exchange of views and ideas between scientists involved in this area.

The journal publishes original research papers, critical reviews, short communications, letters to the editor and book reviews.


Journal Metrics
MNiSW (Ministry of Science and Higher Education) (2016): 14 
ICV (Index Copernicus Value) (2014): 110.83, (2015): 115.37, (2016): 121.00
SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) (2014): 0.148; (2015): 0.238; (2016): 0.268


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Full texts of the articles in PDF format are available in the open-access model and permitted under the License of Creative Commons Attribution – Non Commercial 3.0 (CC-BY-NC) available on http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/pl/deed.en.


Printed version, available in the subscription, is identical to on-line version.


Language of publication:   Polish, English abstracts (1950-2012), English (since 2013).

Since 2013, volume 64, number 1 all the papers are published in English language with the abstracts in English and Polish.  


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