For Reviewers


The quarterly Roczniki Panstwowego Zakladu Higieny - Annals of the National Institute of Hygiene (Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig) is devoted to food safety, nutrition, dietetics, environmental hygiene, toxicology and risk assessment and other related areas of public health.

The manuscripts are forwarded to the reviewers via e-mails.


Reviewing procedure

An article submitted for publication is subjected to a peer - review process by at least 2 referees not affiliated in the same place as at least one of the manuscript author(s).

Articles are sent to referees in an anonymous form; names of the authors and their affiliations are deleted. Referees also remain anonymous to authors (double-blind review process).

Review must be in written form and include definitive conclusion on whether article should / should not be published or need minor / major revision.

In order to uniform and facilitate the reviewing process reviewers should use the Reviewer form available on the journal’s website.

The reviewing procedure is also available in the Instruction for Authors  available  on the tab FOR AUTHORS and also in each paper issue of the journal Roczniki Panstwowego Zakladu Higieny - Annals of the National Institute of Hygiene.

The names of the reviewers of particular articles are not disclosed. The journal publishes a list of reviewers once a year in the last (Number 4) issue. The list of reviewers is also available on the journal’s website.

A review should be sent via e-mail to the following address:  or

We would be pleased to answer your additional questions by e-mail:  ; or directly by phone:  +48 22 54 21 266