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The author should first register as an author and/or offer to be a reviewer via the following address: . The author should complete those sections of the form marked with a star in as much detail as possible and when the author register and then choose and tick on “Author: Able to submit items to the journal”. Following the completion of all the text boxes, the author clicks on the “Register” button to activate the registration process. The author is then brought to the online author submission interface where he/she should click on “New Submission”. In the “Start a New Submission” section, click on “Click Here: to go to Step One of the five-step submission process”. The following are the five steps of the online submission process:

  1.  Step 1 - Starting the Submission: Select the appropriate section of the journal, i.e. Original Articles, Literature Review Articles, or Commentary Articles. The author must check-mark on the submission checklists.
  2. Step 2 – Uploading the Submission: To upload a manuscript to this journal, click on “Browse” on the “Upload Submission” file item, select the manuscript document file to be submitted, then click on the “Upload” button.
  3. Step 3 – Entering Submission Metadata: In this step, detailed author metadata should be entered, including the marked corresponding author. The manuscript title and abstract must then be uploaded by copying the text and pasting it into the textbox, including keywords.
  4. Step 4 – Uploading Supplementary Files: A supplementary file should be uploaded containing a cover letter, ethical clearance (original article), and copyright transfer agreement. Click on the “Browse” button, choose the files and then click on the “Upload” button.
  5. Step 5 – Confirming the Submission:  Authors should conduct a final check of the uploaded manuscript documents at this stage. To submit the manuscript to JBE (Jurnal Berkala Epidemiologi), press the “Finish Submission” button after the document’s content has been verified. The corresponding author or principal contact will receive an acknowledgment by email and will be able to view the submission’s progress through the editorial process by logging onto the journal’s web address site.
Following submission, authors who submit a manuscript will receive an email confirming receipt enabling them to track their submission status at any time by logging onto the online submission interface. The submission tracking includes both the status of the manuscript review and the editorial process.
Type of paper

Contributions falling into the following categories will be considered for publication: Original Articles, Literature Review Articles, and Commentary Articles, which are accepted but have not been submitted and would not be submitted elsewhere.

1. Original Articles

Present an original and important major advance in epidemiology having a wide research scheme and deep discussion of the findings. The structure of the article consists of Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Conflict of Interest, Author Contribution, Acknowledgment, and References. This article should be typed within not excess of 10 pages (including figures and tables). This type of article must have passed the ethical clearance

2. Literature Review Article

A literature review is a search and evaluation of the available literature in your given subject or chosen topic area. It documents the state of the art with respect to the subject or topic you are writing about. The structure of the article consists of Introduction, Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Conflict of Interest, Author Contribution, Acknowledgment, and References. This article should be typed within no excess of 10 pages (including figures and tables). This type of article doesn't require an ethical clearance

3. Commentary Articles

Commentaries' article is only submitted based on an invitation by Editor-in-Chief. These are short summaries of significant recent and forthcoming papers, published elsewhere, that provide additional insights, new interpretations, or speculation on the relevant topic. These manuscripts may include models, due to space limitations that were not included or discussed in the original paper.

The manuscript sent contains the title, name (team) of the author(s), e-mail address(s) (team) of the author(s), correspondence address, abstract doesn’t require. Manuscripts must have ≤ 10 pages with 1 space. The manuscript is written using a Microsoft Word or PDF computer program with Times New Roman font size 11 within A4 page size and moderate size margin.

The title is in English uses 14 New Times Roman consists of a maximum of 15 words. The title preferably does not show an analytical relationship but rather displays the ultimate research findings/findings. You are not allowed to use abbreviations, except for common abbreviations (e.g DNA). The origin of the institution and the e-mail address (team) of the researcher are listed under the English title using 11 Times New Roman. The structure of the article consists of an Introduction, Discussion, and References. This article should be typed within not excess than 10 pages (including figures and tables)

Preparation of Manuscript

Author(s) must abide by the author guidelines of this journal. Authors must upload supplement files (cover letter and copyright transfer agreement) together with the main document.


The manuscript must be written in academic Indonesian Language or English. The author (s) who is not a native English speaker is recommended to ask English native speakers to check the used language including spelling and grammar. Those who use the Indonesian language are also recommended to check the used words in KBBI (Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia).


Authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works. JBE, Jurnal Berkala Epidemiologi, or Periodic Epidemiology Journal considers plagiarism as a serious offense and will blacklist authors who knowingly cite or use material from other published works without proper acknowledgment. Authors are recommended to use a plagiarism checking program to check the similarity from prior publication before submission and publish. Every manuscript that is also submitted to this journal will be screened for plagiarism using Turnitin Program  before submission and publish by JBE Editor

Manuscript Style:

The submission file is in Microsoft Word format. The manuscript should be uploaded to the JBE journal system and arranged in JBE standard format: Title (Indonesian language and English Language), Authors, Address and Email, Abstract (Indonesian language and English language), Keywords, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Result and Discussion, Conclusion, Conflict of Interest, Author Contribution, Acknowledgment, and References. Manuscripts are written using 1 space line, in a two-column and single column (table or figures that need more space),11 font Time New Roman, in justified text, and use moderate margins.