ISSN 0034-8910 printed version
ISSN 1518-8787 online version



Basic information

Organ of the Faculdade de Saúde Pública da Universidade de São Paulo, the Revista de Saúde Pública publishes results of original researches, reviews, comments and scientific notes.

The journal is specialized in the several interdisciplinary areas of the public health, with emphasis in epidemiology, and published bimonthly since 1967 in February, April, June, August, October and December.

Some articles have online English version since August 2003.

The abbreviated title of the journal is Rev. Saúde Públ., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes, bibliographical references and strips.



Information services

Articles published in Revista de Saúde Pública are indexed or abstracted in the following databases:


  • CAB-Abstracts
  • CAB-Health
  • Health Plan
  • Human Nutrition
  • Life Science Collection
  • Medline
  • PubMed
  • Popline
  • Web of Sciences (ISI)
  • Wildlife Worldwide (NISC)
Latin American
  • Lilacs

The journal is also indexed in the following printed bibliographies:

  • Abstracts on Hygiene and Communicable Diseases
  • Abstracts on Zooparasitology
  • Biological Abstracts
  • Current Contents / Social & Behavioral Science
  • Entomology Abstracts
  • Excerpta Medica
  • Index Medicus
  • Microbiology Abstracts
  • Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews - Series B
  • Review Medical Veterinary Entomology
  • Safety Science Abstracts Journal
  • Social Science Citation Index
  • Tropical Diseases Bulletin
  • Veterinary Bulletin
  • Virology Abstracts



All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons attribution-type BY.

The online journal is free and open access.



The publication of the journal is financed with resources of the following institutions:

  • Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq)

  • Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP)

  • Ministério da Saúde do Governo Federal





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