Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Kesehatan, in general, covers all subjects regarding medical and health. The example of the covered research areas as follows:

  • Medical, the scope topics covered include surgery internal medicine, cardiology, orthopedics, infectious diseases, and HIV/AIDs, obstetrics and gynecology, oncology, and neurology, immunology, anesthesia, cardiovascular medicine, complementary medicine, dentistry and oral medicine and others research about medical
  • Public Health, the scope topics covered include Epidemiology, Health Education and Promotion, Environmental Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Health Administration and Policy, Biostatistics, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Hospital Managemen, Nutrition Science, Health Information System, and others research about public health
  • Midwifery, the scope topics covered include Basic of midwifery, Management in healthy, Medical-surgical, Critical Care, Emergency and Trauma, Oncology, Community Health, Mental Health, Geriatric Health, Family Health, Maternity Health, Women's Health, Pediatric Health, Disaster Nursing, Education in midwifery and others research about midwifery
  • Pharmacy, the scope topics covered include Pharmacology and Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Drug Discovery, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmaceutical Biology, Herbal Medicines, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Microbiology, and Biotechnology, Community and Clinical Pharmacy, and Pharmaceutical Care and others research about pharmacy
  • Nursing, the scope of topics covered includes Management in Nursing, Medical-surgical Nursing, Critical Care Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Geriatric Nursing, Family Health and Family Health Nursing, Maternity Nursing, Women's Health , Pediatric Nursing, Education in Nursing, Nursing Policies, Legal Nursing, Advanced Practice Nursing, Public Health Nursing and others research about nursing


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Every article that goes to the editorial staff will be selected through Initial Review processes by Reviewers. Then, the articles will be sent to the Mitra Bestari/ peer reviewer and will go to the next selection by Double-Blind Preview Process. After that, the articles will be returned to the authors to revise. These processes take a month for a maximum time. In each manuscript, peer reviewer will be rated from the substantial and technical aspects. Peer, reviewer, that collaboration with the experts' area and issues around it. They were experienced in the prestigious jurnal kesehatan that was spread around the national.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



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Publication Ethics

Duties of Editors

  1. Fair Play: 
    An editor at any time evaluates manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.
  2. Confidentiality: 
    The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.
  3. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: 
    Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author.
  4. Publication Decisions: 
    The editor board journal is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.
  5. Review of Manuscripts: 
    Editor must ensure that each manuscript is initially evaluated by the editor for originality. The editor should organize and use peer review fairly and wisely. Editors should explain their peer review processes in the information for authors and also indicate which parts of the journal are peer reviewed. The editor should use appropriate peer reviewers for papers that are considered for publication by selecting people with sufficient expertise and avoiding those with conflicts of interest.

Duties of Reviewers

  1. Contribution to Editorial Decisions:
    Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper.
  2. Promptness: 
    Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process
  3. Standards of Objectivity: 
    Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.
  4. Confidentiality: 
    Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.
  5. Disclosure and Conflict of Interest: 
    Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.
  6. Acknowledgement of Sources: 
    Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.



It is basically author’s duty to only submit a manuscript that is free from plagiarism and academically malpractices. The editor, however, will check all submitted papers through Turnitin