ČASOPIS AMHA – ACTA MEDICOHISTORICA ADRIATICA: 14 GODINA STRPLJIVOGA RADA NA ZNANSTVENOJ VALORIZACIJI POVIJESTI MEDICINE
In this paper the first 14 years of publication of scientific journal AMHA – Acta medico‑historica Adriatica (2003–2016) are presented and shortly analysed. This journal has undoubtedly become and remained the central activity of the Croatian Scientific Society for the History of Health Culture, which has rapidly become a globally esteemed journal of history of medicine. The beginning and the context of publishing the journal with the reference to scientific meeting “Rijeka and Its Citizens in Medical History” is presented, as well as the journal’s profiling into distinguished international journal and its fast development in later years. The analysis shows the growth of journal’s visibility through indexation in different international journal databases, the number and ratio of scientific articles and the variety of published material. Finally, a review of the potential future directions of development and the significance of this journal within the national, regional and international context is given.
Key words: AMHA – Acta medico‑historica Adriatica, scientific journal, history of medicine, “Rijeka and Its Citizens in Medical History”, Croatian Scientific Society for the History of Health Culture.