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Author Guidelines

Ruwa Jurai: Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan is a scientific open-access journal published by the Department of Environmental Health, Tanjungkarang Health Polytechnic. All submitted articles will be reviewed by reviewers using the double-blind method. The author who will send the manuscript, please read the writing instructions below:



  1. To submit articles, please go to the page
  2. If you don't have an account and password, please create one first, then you can log in using the account and password that you created. Prepare the manuscript according to the instructions below.
  3. Submissions will undergo rigorous editorial checks for plagiarism and writing format. Manuscripts that do not pass the initial examination will not be continued to the reviewer.
  4. Please download Copyright Statement. Authors must fill in the form and upload together with the manuscript and ethical clearance certificate for articles from invasive research.
  5. Manuscripts will not be processed if they do not follow the style of the journal environment writing instructions.



Make sure all the documents below are ready to be uploaded simultaneously

  1. Manuscript (according to template).
  2. Copyright Statement (signed by First authors/Corresponding author), and Conflict of Interest Form (signed by all authors) upload it in the supplementary file.
  3. Ethical clearance (for research with invasive measures), upload it in the supplementary file.


  1. All manuscripts are written in English or Bahasa.

  2. Manuscripts are written in a minimum word format MS-Office 2010.
  3. The paper used is A4 size with top, bottom, left and right margins of 1 inch (2.5 cm).
  4. The manuscript is typed in Times New Roman, measuring 12 pt with 1.5 spaces.
  5. Do not use bold for emphasis in text.
  6. Don't use tabs or indents to start a new paragraph.
  7. Do not use any automatic features in your software.


The title of the article should be written briefly and clearly, not allowing for multiple interpretations. The title is written in Indonesian using capital letters and cannot contain unusual word abbreviations. At the bottom of the title, the full name without title, affiliation, correspondence address and email address of all authors is written.



Abstract contains a summary of the article, which includes the background, objectives and scope of the research, the methods used, a summary of the findings and conclusions. The maximum number of words is 250 words and the maximum number of keywords is 5.


The introduction should contain (in order) a general background, a review of the previous literature as the basis for the statement of the scientific novelty of the article, a gap analysis or statement of scientific novelty, the research problem or hypothesis, the problem-solving approach and the purpose of the review of the article. In the format of scientific articles, literature reviews are not allowed as in research reports, but are embodied in the form of previous literature reviews to show the scientific novelty of the article.



The research method describes the stages of research / development carried out to achieve research objectives / targets. Each stage is briefly described (eg each step in a paragraph). Also informs the materials / platforms used in this research, including the subject / material studied, the tools / software used, the design or experiment used, the sampling technique, the test plan (variables to be measured and data collection techniques), analysis and the statistical model used.



The results are made clearly and concisely without providing interpretation and extrapolation of the results being reported, and there is no need to provide an explanation of the method at the beginning of the research results. All results from the analysis and experiments are reported in the manuscript including the results of the sensitivity analysis and secondary analysis. The results reported were not limited to results that were statistically significant or results selected to support the study hypothesis. It is necessary to clearly state the number of observations in each analysis, as well as information about missing data, handling and treatment methods in the analysis.



The discussion contains research findings. Write down the scientific findings obtained from the results of the research that has been carried out but must be supported by adequate data. Scientific findings must be explained scientifically including: What scientific findings were obtained? Why is this happening? Why is the trend variable like that? All such questions must be explained scientifically, not only descriptively, if necessary supported by an adequate scientific base phenomenon. In addition, it must also be compared with the results of other researchers whose topics are similar. Researchers must convey honestly regarding the weaknesses of the research. Research findings must be able to answer the research hypothesis in the introduction.



Conclusions only answer the hypothesis and / or research objectives or scientific findings obtained. Conclusions do not contain reiteration of the results and discussion, but rather to summarize the findings as expected in the objective or hypothesis. If necessary, at the end of the conclusion, things to be done can also be written related to the next research idea.



All references referred to in the text of the article must be listed in the Bibliography. References must contain 80% of references from scientific articles / journals published in the last 5 (five) years. Reference writing system in article text and bibliography uses the American Psychological Association 6th edition (APA) STYLE, and must use the Mendeley reference management application. Unpublished sources, cannot be used as a written reference. Sources from online journals must include a DOI (digital object identifier). Online material, must quote the URL and date of accessing the website.


  1. The entire table becomes part of the manuscript.
  2. Table numbers are written sequentially in Arabic numerals (Table 1, Table 2, Table 3 etc.).
  3. The title is written clearly and informatively in each table.
  4. Head of table using Times New Roman font, size 12 pt.
  5. Fill in the table using 10 pt times new roman letters with single spaces.
  6. If the table comes from another publication, the source is obliged to include.



  1.  All drawings become part of the manuscript.
  2. Figure numbers are written sequentially in Arabic numerals (Figure 1, Figure 2, Figure 3 etc.).
  3. Image format can be JPEG with a minimum resolution of 300 DPI and dimensions of 1,000 x 1,000 pixels. Color image with CMYK or RGB format.
  4. Letters, numbers and symbols must be clear and even, and of sufficient size. If the size is reduced for publication, each item will remain clearly identifiable.
  5. If the image comes from another publication, the source must be stated.



  1. The full term and abbreviation in writing must first be clear followed by brackets, such as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Then just use PPE.
  2. The abbreviations used must be based on international standards.
  3. Weight, volume etc. should be written in standard metrics.



  1. The percentage (%) must be displayed in figures in text or tables.
  2. Data analysis using the average must be followed by the standard deviation and the median.
  3. Thousands of data use a point format, for example (Rp. 123,300).
  4. Fractional data uses a comma format, for example (height 172.4 cm).
  5. Significance values should be displayed for example (p = 0.006).



  1. All articles submitted in the 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 must 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 quote in quotation marks (" ") to indicate as a direct quote from the source. But don't overdo it.
  5. Plagiarism screening will be conducted using Turnitin Software.



Manuscripts that are identical and similar to previous publications cannot be processed in the Ruwa Jurai: Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan. If you have any doubts (especially regarding material that you have published), we ask you to continue your submission but include copies of relevant previously published works or works that are being considered by other journals.



The author must state in writing that the research was carried out based on applicable laws and regulations. The editor has the right to reject manuscripts that do not include ethical approval in invasive research.

Research with human intervention, must explain the understanding and agreement of each research subject, and a statement that the ethics committee is responsible and approved the experiment. In animal studies, a complete description of each anesthetic and surgical procedure is used, and evidence that all possible steps are taken to avoid animal suffering at each stage of the experiment


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

    1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
    2. The submission file is in Open Office, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
    3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
    4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
    5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.

Copyright Notice

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Ruwa Jurai: Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.


Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:  

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.


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