Gender and Health


Gender and Health


The Istituto Superiore di Sanità (ISS) publishes articles and monographs in international and national literature and edits several series of publications.

The entire editorial production of ISS staff is accessible through the open institutional archive PublISS

which contains over 43,000 records and provides access to the full text to publications, in compliance with the Open Access communication model, according to the ISS editorial policy.



Annali dell’Istituto Superiore di Sanità

Annali dell’Istituto Superiore di Sanità is a peer reviewed quarterly science journal which publishes research articles in biomedicine, translational research and in many other disciplines of the health sciences. It is indexed by the main bibliographic databases like MEDLINE, ProQuest, SCOPUS, WEB OF SCIENCE and others. Impact Factor (2021): 2,210.
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Bollettino epidemiologico nazionale

The Bollettino epidemiologico nazionale (National epidemiological bulletin)  is a quarterly online science journal. It publishes original articles in Italian (with abstracts in English) in the field of epidemiology with a particular interest in epidemiological studies, surveillances, health promotion and prevention, good practice, citizens’ empowerment for health choices and clinical governance. The journal follows a double-blind peer review process.
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Notiziario dell’Istituto Superiore di Sanità

Monthly newsletter dedicated to current information on institutional activities: research and study developments, conference reports, services offered by the Institute. The publication is reserved for ISS staff, also in collaboration with external researchers.

Rapporti ISTISAN

They publish studies, research and technical protocols relevant nationally and/or internationally, reports, activities carried out by the Institute, conference proceedings, technical standards. The publication is reserved for ISS staff, also in collaboration with external researchers.

Rapporti ISS COVID-19

These reports are addressed to healthcare professionals and deal with the different aspects of the pandemic. They provide essential and urgent guidance for emergency management and are subject to updates. They are produced by the COVID-19 ISS Working Groups composed of researchers from the Istituto Superiore di Sanità, who can also work in collaboration with other institutions.

ISTISAN Congressi

They publish summaries of communications and posters presented at events organized by the Institute. The publication is reserved for ISS staff, also in collaboration with external researchers.

Strumenti di riferimento

They publish information and data for quick consultation concerning the activities of the Institute: catalogues, bibliographies, address lists, repertoires, etc.

Dispense per la scuola

They contain useful ideas for teachers to develop educational itineraries at school on specific scientific topics, of interest to young people, as part of the Institute's research activities.

I beni storico-scientifici dell’Istituto Superiore di Sanità

They contain personal memories, archival documents and photographs to preserve the history of the Institute in particularly significant areas, such as therapeutic chemistry, organic elemental microanalysis, electron microscopy, malariology and physics.

Leaflets, brochures and other publications

They contain information of general interest about the Institute and public health topics. All publications are available online in full-text.

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