Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia is a quarterly publication edited by the Brazilian Association of Collective Health Postgraduate Programs – ABRASCO, since 1998, and aims at publishing original first-time published papers, with critical reviews on specific themes that can contribute to the knowledge and development of Epidemiology and related sciences.
Epidemiologia e Serviços de Saúde is published by the Brazilian Ministry of Health. Its objective is to spread epidemiological knowledge to enhance the country's National Health System (SUS), as well as to communicate technical norms and resolutions of the Ministry of Health relative to disease control programs.
Revista de Saúde Pública is the oldest of the group, created in 1967 by the School of Public Health of the University of São Paulo to replace the Archives of the School of Hygiene and Public Health, which had been published since 1947. Its mission is to publish and disseminate scientific work that is relevant to Public Health. Most papers published belong to the field of epidemiology. It is the only from this group of journal that has its impact factor measured by JCR – in 2006 it was 0.36. As of 2003, all texts have an electronic full version available in English. After selecting the paper on PubMed, the left upper corner will show the indication "free full text available at SciELO.org English/Portuguese". This link goes straight to the paper's webpage in SciELO.
Cadernos de Saúde Pública was created in 1985 by the National School of Public Health connected to Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, a research institution maintained by the Brazilian Ministry of Health. Its mission is to publish original papers that can contribute to the study of public health in general and related disciplines, such as epidemiology, nutrition, parasitology, ecology, and vector controls, environmental health, public policies, health planning, social sciences applied to health, and others.
Ciência & Saúde Coletiva is one of the publications of the Brazilian Association of Collective Health Postgraduate Programs (ABRASCO), started in 1996. The journal is thematic and publishes debates, investigation results and analyses about specific themes considered relevant for Collective Health.
História, Ciência, Saúde, Manguinhos is another publication of Oswaldo Cruz Foundation. It started in 1994 and is dedicated to documentation, research, and museology in sciences and health history. The journal publishes original articles and other relevant material.
Interface – Comunicação, Saúde, Educação is a publication edited by São Paulo State University "Julio de Mesquita" (UNESP) and UNI Foundation (Laboratory of Education and Communication in Health, Department of Public Health, School of Medicine of Botucatu and Department of Education, Institute of Biosciences of Botucatu), directed to the integration of Health with Human Sciences, especially with Communication, Education, and university training. The journal Interface was launched in August 1997.
Physis – Revista de Saúde Coletiva is a publication of the Institute of Social Medicine of the Rio of Janeiro State University, a public higher education institution funded by the State of Rio of Janeiro. Physis is a publication dedicated to production in the field of Collective Health, with emphasis on Human and Social Sciences, Health Policies, Planning and Management. Epidemiology themes are not frequently published in this journal. It started in 1991.
Revista Brasileira de Saúde Materno Infantil is published by the Instituto Materno-Infantil of Pernambuco (IMIP)  and its mission is to release papers on biomedical, epidemiological, and socio-cultural aspects of women's and children's health. It is funded by the IMIP itself, and also by the Brazilian Ministry of Health and UNESCO.
Cadernos de Saúde Coletiva is published by the Institute of Collective Health of the Federal University of Rio of Janeiro. It prints unpublished papers that are considered relevant to the area of public health. There is free access to the full version of papers through LILACS database or directly at the website .
Revista Brasileira de Vigilância Sanitária is a technical-scientific publication whose purpose is to disseminate original and unpublished papers that may contribute to the knowledge and development of sanitary surveillance and related areas. It encompasses themes regarding services, products and technologies related to healthcare, evaluation of sanitary practices, sanitary surveillance programs and services, environmental health, worker's health, public policies, health planning, and others. It was created in 2006 and has not been indexed in any bibliographic database yet.
Revista Brasileira em Promoção da Saúde is an official publication of the Health Sciences Center of the University of Fortaleza (UNIFOR). Its objective is to disseminate the scientific knowledge on health promotion to professionals from the areas of nutrition, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, dentistry, physical education, medicine and other related areas. Papers can be freely accessed in the journal's website .
Revista de Atenção Primária em Saúde is a publication of the Federal University of Juiz de Fora in partnership with the Brazilian Society of Family and Community Medicine and the Popular Education and Health Network. Among the journal's objectives, we may highlight building awareness among healthcare workers and authorities to foster and disseminate themes and research in primary healthcare. The journal has been published since 1997 and issues after 2003 are available for download at the website .
Revista da Escola Mineira de Saúde Pública was created in 2007 as an outlet for the dissemination of the scientific production of healthcare workers. It is published by the School of Public Health of Minas Gerais' State Health Department. Issues can be accessed at the webpage 
Saúde e Sociedade is the journal of São Paulo's Public Health Association. It edits unpublished articles of reflexive nature, research and knowledge updates, under the form of research and updating papers, analysis of major themes, theoretical, methodological and technical essays. It also publishes experience reports, biographies, interviews and testimonies. They value especially the papers that make an interface between health and human sciences. Papers can be freely accessed directly at the website .
Revista Baiana de Saúde Pública was first published in March 1974. It is a regional journal and mainly publishes the results of studies and research in the field of public health produced in the Department of Health of the State of Bahia. The last volumes can be freely accessed at the website 
Saúde em Debate is the journal of the Brazilian Center for Studies in Health (CEBES). It has been published since 1976 as a media for the discussion and dissemination of the Brazilian sanitary reform. It is not electronically available. It publishes mainly essays and position statements regarding political issues relevant to the improvement of the national healthcare system.