ISSN 0120-4157
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Basic Information

Biomedica is the quarterly scientific journal of the Colombian Nacional Health Institute (Instituto Nacional de Salud).  It is protected by resolution number 003768, 1981, from the Ministry of Internal Affairs (Ministerio de Gobierno), and has a reduced postal charge according to resolution number 1128 dated May 5, 1982.

The mission of Biomédica is to publish original results of  research work which significantly contribute to increase knowledge in health and biomedicine.

Its abbreviated title is Biomedica, and it should be used in bibliographies, footnotes, references and bibliographic strips.


Information Services

The articles Publisher in Biomedica are indexed in:

  • Index Medicus/Medline de la National Library of Medicine
  • Science Citation Index
    Expanded (also known as SciSearch®)
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition de Thomson Scientific
  • SciELO Colombia
    (Scientific Electronic Library Online)
  • Indice de la Literatura Latinoamericana en Ciencias de la Salud (LILACS)
  • Red de
    Revistas Científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal (RedAlyC)
  • Índice Mexicano de Revistas Biomédicas
    Latinoamericanas (Imbiomed)
  • Scopus de Elsevier B.V.
  • Sistema de Información Bibliográfica Regional Andina (SIBRA)
  • CAB Abstracts, Review of Medical and Veterinary Entomology
  • Índice Nacional de Publicaciones Seriadas Científicas y Tecnológicas Colombianas de Colciencias
  • Índice Latinoamericano de Revistas Científicas y Tecnológicas


Neither Biomedica nor the Colombian National Health Institute (Instituto Nacional de Salud) can be held responsible for the opinions expressed by the authors in their papers, and the mention of manufactured products or materials cannot be considered as recommendation or advertising, but solely as generic identification.



The publicación of  Biomedica is financed by:

  • Instituto Nacional de Salud – INS, Bogotá, D.C., Colombia

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