Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Kesehatan Poltekkes Tanjungkarang aims to facilitate researchers, especially in the field of health to disseminate the results of his research. And disseminate knowledge to build new knowledge to the general public.

This journal contains a script on Health Sciences that includes: 

  1. Nursing
  2. Midwifery
  3. Dental health
  4. Pharmacy
  5. Environmental Health
  6. Nutrition
  7. Health analyst
  8. Labor Health
  9. Public health
  10. IPTEKS


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Publication Frequency

Jurnal Kesehatan is published three times a year. 

April, Agustus, and November.

Every manuscript submitted to Jurnal Kesehatan will be reviewed by the editor or section (2-6 weeks) and the expert reviewer (4–12 weeks).

If the Editorial Board's decision is "accepted," proceed with the copyediting, layout, and proofreading processes up to production. After that, it will be published according to the queue number.

The Editorial Board will notify the author's email for payment to the APC.

The total waiting time from submission to publication is around 2-8 months.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides direct open access to its content in principle to transmit research results and public theoretical studies freely to support greater global exchange in knowledge and health.


Publication Ethics

Statement of professional ethical codes is a statement of the ethical codes of all parties involved in the publication process of this scientific journal (Editors, Peer-reviewers, and Authors). In general, the publication ethics of the Jurnal Kesehatan refers to the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) about Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editor and Peraturan Kepala LIPI Nomor 5 Tahun 2014 about the Ethical Codes of Scientific Publication. Essentially, the code of ethics itself upholds three values of ethics in publications, namely:

  1. Neutrality (free from conflicts of interest in public management),
  2. Justice (giving the right of authorship to the beneficiary as the author), and
  3. Honesty (free from duplication, fabrication, falsification, and plagiarism (DF2P) in the publication.

After the Author(s) finish reading this Publication Ethics Statement, the Author(s) must download the STATEMENT OF AUTHENTICITY, signed and must be submitted as a part of initial article submission.

Duties and Responsibilities of Chief Editor

  1. Responsible for the data and information presented;
  2. Conduct evaluation and reporting of Jurnal Kesehatan activities;
  3. Responsible for the mechanisms and activities of daily editing work;
  4. Establish policy and oversee all editorial activities;
  5. Make final and preprinted / online edits;
  6. Conducting quality assurance of processes, prints, and publications.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Editor

  1. Editing or editing, the selection and repair of the script to be loaded;
  2. Conduct the latest and up-to-date data and information gathering related to the functional assignment of each functional group / section and group;
  3. Delivering information materials for updating data and information essential for the development of Jurnal Kesehatan;
  4. Take full responsibility for the contents of rubricter and editing.

Duties and Responsibilities of Associate Editor & Journal Manager

  1. Handles all correspondence about editing with the author;
  2. Process the script, especially on editing formats and languages;
  3. Process the script for printing;
  4. Contact a printing or publisher;
  5. To input the material information of the manuscript from the resource person and responsible for the validity of the information material;
  6. Implement administrative process on Jurnal Kesehatan activities.

Duties and Responsibilities of Reviewer

  1. Receiving an assignment from the editor to review the scientific article and submit the review to the editor, as a matter of determining the feasibility of a scientific article to be published.
  2. The reviewer shall not review any paper involving him, whether directly or indirectly
  3. Maintain the author's privacy by not disseminating the results of corrections, suggestions, and recommendations by providing criticism, suggestions, feedback, and recommendations
  4. Encourage writers to make improvements to scientific articles
  5. Ensure principles of truth, novelty, and authenticity; Prioritizes the benefits of writing for the development of science, technology, and innovation; And understand the impact of writing on the development of science
  6. Scientific articles are examined in a timely fashion according to the published style of scriptures (data collection methods, author's legality, conclusions, etc.).

Duties and Responsibilities of the Author

  1. Ensure that the author list meets the criteria as authors;
  2. Collectively responsible for the work and the contents of the article, include methods, analysis, calculations, and details;
  3. Stating the origin of the resources (including funding), either directly or indirectly;
  4. Responding to comments made by the reviewers professionally and on time;
  5. Inform the editor if it will retract his paper;
  6. Make a statement that the papers submitted for publication are original, have not been published anywhere in any language, and are not in the process of submitting to other publishers.


Peer Review Process

Manuscripts that have been submitted will be reviewed by the editor. The editor will decide whether the manuscript is appropriate to the scope and focus and appropriate for the reviewer. This initial activity usually takes 2-6 weeks.
Submissions that pass the initial review will be assigned to at least two reviewers (double-blind peer review). Based on the review, the editor will first make editorial decisions. There are three possible editorial decisions: (1) the manuscript is accepted, (2) accepted with revision, or (3) rejected. This activity takes 4-12 weeks.
The time to reach a final decision depends on the number of reviews rotated, the perceptive writer, etc. Typically, the time frame of delivery is an average of 2-8 months for a final decision.
The total turnaround time for publishing a manuscript depends (additionally to the abovementioned factors) on the submission date, the journal's publication schedule, authors' adherence to the publication guidelines, etc. On average, Jurnal Kesehatan reviews and accepts submissions after 3-8 months, then publishes.



The papers published in Jurnal Kesehatan will be considered to retract in the publication if :

1. it has clear evidence that the findings are unreliable, either as a result of misconduct (e.g. data fabrication)

2. it has previously been published elsewhere

3. it constitutes plagiarism

4. it reports unethical research