Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Ruwa Jurai: Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan aims to facilitate researchers to disseminate their research results, especially in the environmental science and the environmental health. And share knowledge to build new knowledge to the general public.

This journal contains manuscripts which include:

  1. Environmental Health Epidemiology
  2. Environmental Technology and Engineering
  3. Environmental Management and Monitoring
  4. Environmental Health Risk Assessment
  5. Waste Management and Disposal
  6. Water Science and Technology
  7. Vector Rodent Disease Control and Preventing
  8. Safety and Occupational Health
  9. Food Management and Safety
  10. Hygiene and Sanitation
  11. Pollution
  12. Environmental Science (miscellaneous )


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Every article that goes to the editorial staff will be selected through Initial Review processes by Editorial Board. Then, the articles will be sent to the 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 the each manuscript, Peer Reviewer will be rated from the substantial and technical aspects. Peer Reviewer that collaboration with Jurnal Ruwa Jurai: Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan is the experts in the Environmental Health or Environmental Scince, and issues around it. They were experienced in the prestigious journal management and publication that was spread around the national and abroad.

All submitted manuscripts are evaluated by editorial staff. Those Manuscript evaluated by editors to be inappropiate to journal criteria are rejected promptly without external review. Manuscript evaluated to be of potential interest to our readership are sent to double bilnd reviewers. The editors then make a decision based on the reviewer's recommendation from among several possibilities : rejected, revision required, or accepted.

The editor has the right to decide which manuscripts submitted to the journal should be published. Review Process :

  1. Author submit the manuscript
  2. Editor Evaluation (some manuscript are rejected or returned before the review process)
  3. Double blind peer review process
  4. Editor Decision
  5. Confirmation to the author


Publication Frequency

Ruwa Jurai: Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan is published three times a year. Each issue consists of seven articles.


Open Access Policy

Ruwa Jurai: Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan provides direct open access to its content in principle to transmit research results and public theoretical studies freely, in an effort to support greater global exchange in the field of knowledge and health.



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Article Processing Charge

Article Submission: 0.00 (IDR)
Authors are required to pay an Article Submission Fee as part of the submission process to contribute to the review fee.

Article Publication: 0.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be required to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover the publication fee.
If you do not have the funds to pay the fees, you will have the opportunity to waive any fees. We don't want costs to prevent the proper publication of work.


Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics

This statement describes the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing articles in our journal, including authors, editors, peer-reviewers, and publishers. This statement is based on the COPE Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors, and the COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers.

Journal Publication Ethics Guidelines

The peer-reviewed publication of articles in the Ruwa Jurai: Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan is an important foundation in developing a coherent and respected knowledge network. This is a direct reflection of the quality of the authors' work and the institutions that support them. Peer-reviewed articles support and embody the scientific method. Therefore, it is important to agree on standards of ethical behavior expected for all parties involved in the act of publishing: authors, journal editors, peer reviewers, publishers, and the public.

Department of Environmental Health, Tanjungkarang Health Polytechnic as publisher of this Journal takes its duties of guardianship over all stages of publishing extremely seriously and we recognize our ethical and other responsibilities. We are committed to ensuring that advertising, reprint or other commercial revenue has no impact or influence on editorial decisions. In addition, the Department of Environmental Health, Tanjungkarang Health Polytechnic and Editorial Board will assist in communications with other journals and/or publishers where this is useful and necessary.

Publication decisions

The editors of the Ruwa Jurai: Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan are 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.

Fair play

An editor at any time evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.


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.

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.

Duties of Reviewers

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.


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.


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.

Standards of Objectivity

Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

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.

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.

Duties of Authors

Reporting standards

Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behaviour and are unacceptable.

Data Access and Retention

Authors are asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such data (consistent with the ALPSP-STM Statement on Data and Databases), if practicable, and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.

Originality and Plagiarism

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgement of Sources

Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

Authorship of the Paper

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects

If the work involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that have any unusual hazards inherent in their use, the author must clearly identify these in the manuscript.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest

All authors must disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflicts of interest that may be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project must be disclosed.

Fundamental errors in published works

When an author discovers significant errors or inaccuracies in his published work, the author must immediately notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.



  1. All articles submitted in Ruwa Jurai: Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan will be checked for plagiarism.

  2. Ruwa Jurai: Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan provides a maximum similarity tolerance of 20%.
  3. Authors should paraphrase in their own words to avoid plagiarism.
  4. In cases where a particular quote loses its original meaning and essence, the author may enclose the selection in quotation marks (" ") to indicate a direct quote from the source. But don't overdo it.
  5. Plagiarism screening will be carried out using Turnitin Software.



The papers published in Ruwa Jurai: Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan 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