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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.
  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • The submission constitutes original work (screening for plagiarism will be undertaken). Submissions not adhering to these guidelines may be returned to authors.
  • Complete the template according to the author's guidelines, and attach the cover letter to the supplementary section.

Author Guidelines



Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health Research (JCMPHR) is published two times a year in June and December. JCMPHR publishes articles in the field of community medicine and public health focusing on family health care, epidemiology, biostatistics, public health administration, management of health, as well as a variety of other fields related to those disciplines. The types of the articles are original research, case reports, review articles. The manuscript should be written according to the Document Template. All authors are obliged to follow the Guideline for Author, and Submission Manuscript.


General Principles

Manuscripts should be in MS-Word in document format (doc,Docx, or RTF) in A4 format, 210 mm (8,27”) on width and 297 mm(11,69”) on height. The manuscript should be in one column, using Times New Roman font with font size 12, and one-and-a-half-space. The section headings are on boldface capital letters. Second-level headings are typed in boldface capital and lowercase letters. Third level headings are typed in boldface italic capital and lowercase letters. Tables, figures, and illustrations are place within the text of the manuscripts. Articles will be published in US English.

The Author’s Name(s)

The author’s names is complete and the home institutions of the authors are written with an initial capital letter for each word in Times New Roman font, size 11, center-aligned. If there is more than 1 author, all is written, separated by commas. Numeric code in superscript is added behind the author’s name. the author’s home institution is writtrn under the author’s name beginning with a numeric code (superscript). The name of institution is followed by the name of the city and the country where the institution is located. At least one of the author is required to add their ORCHID IDs listed in The link should be embedded on the ORCHID logo after the author’s names.

Abstract and Keywords

The abstract should be prepared in English. Abstract in maximally 200-250 words, started with short explanation on the objectives of the study. Describe materials & method in detail and clearly the research process undertaken, including experimental design, equipment used, methods in data collection, location description, and types of treatment. The results data are presented briefly with reviews in the form of narrative text. Information provided only result presented, no interpretation of data or conclusions from the existing data. The main conclusions/summary of the study should be presented in a short conclusions section, answering the question of the research. Keywords in English is limited 3-6 words or short phrases that will allow proper and convenient indexing. The author(s) must add at least 1 keyword of SDGs in the manuscript submitted to the JCMPHR.


Cite tables in ascending numerals according to their consecutive appearance in the text. A brief descriptive title is placed above the table. Do not submit your tables in separate files. The table is displayed with horizontal lines in the header (first row) and only in the end, without vertical lines.


Figure should be either professionally drawn or photographed, and in a format (JPEG or TIFF). Ensure that figures are clear, labelled, and of a size that can be reproduced legibly in the journal. The image title is centered and placed at the bottom of the image. Each figure should have a concise caption describing accurately what the figure depicts. Including the captions in the text of the manuscript. Figure captions begin with the term figures. Figures should be with the captions placed below in limited numbers. No punctuation is to be placed at the end of the caption. Identify all elements found in the figure caption; and use boxes, circles, etc., as coordinate points in graphs. Figures should be quotes in the text in sequence and separated from the text.

For Original Article, the text should be structured as :

  • Introduction
  • Materials and Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgment
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Ethics Consideration
  • Funding
  • Author contribution
  • References

For Case Reports, the text should be structured as :

  • Introduction
  • Case Report
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgment
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Ethics Consideration
  • Funding
  • Author Contribution
  • References

For Review Article, the text should be structured as :

  • Introduction
  • Overview
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgment
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Ethics Consideration
  • Funding
  • Author Contribution
  • References



All references in each manuscript MUST be published within 10 years from the submission date and minimum reference is 20. Authors is recommended to use reference management software, in writing the citations and references such as: Mendeley®, Zotero®, EndNote®, and Reference Manager®. References are written on Sage Vancouver style and numbered consecutively in order in which they cited in the text. This applies to references in text, tables and figures.  


Examples :


  1. Journal
    The first author's last name, initials. The second author's last name, initials. etc., Year. Article title (Sentence case). Journal Name (each word starts with an capital letter), Volume (No): page.
  2. Six authors or less

Boughton, J.M., 2002. The Bretton Woods proposal: an in depth look. Political Science Quarterly, 42(6): 305-11.

Breslavsky, A. Frand, J. Matas, Z. Boaz, M. Barnea, Z. Shargorodsky, M., 2013. Effect of high doses of vitamin D on arterial properties, adiponectin, leptin and glucose homeostasis in type 2 diabetic patients. Clinical Nutrition, 32(6): 970-5.

Manna, P. & Jain, S.K., 2012. Vitamin D upregulates glucose transporter 4 (GLUT4) translocation and glucose utilization mediated by cystathionine-γ-lyase (CSE) activation and H2S formation in 3T3L1 adipocytes. J Biol Chem, 287(50): 42324-32.

  1. More than six authors

Hamden, K. Carreau, S. Jamoussi, K. Miladi, S. Lajmi, S. Aloulou, D. Ayadi, F. Elfeki, A., 2009. 1α,25 dihydroxyvitamin D3: Therapeutic and preventive effects againts oxidative stress, hepatic, pancreatic and renal injury in alloxan-induced diabetes in rats. J Nutr Sci Vitaminol, 55(3): 215- 22.

  1. Books
    Last name, initials., Year. Book Title. Edition City of publisher: publisher.

Barker, R. Kirk, J. Munday, R.J., 1988. Narrative analysis. 3rd ed. Bloomington: Indiana
University Press.

  1. Edited book/chapter of an edited book

The last name of the chapter writer, initials. ed/eds., Chapter year. Chapter Title. In: Editor’s name (Initial first name. Last name, ed.)ed/eds. Book year. Book title. City of publisher: Publisher.Chapter or page number.


Keene, E. ed., 1988. Natural language. Cambridge: University of Cambridge Press. Neurology. Teterboro, New Jersey: Icon Learning Systems. 264-280.

Oster, J.M. Gutrecht, J.A. Gross, P.T., 2005. Epilepsy and syncope. In: H. Royden Jones, ed. Netter’s Samson, C., 1970. Problems of information studies in history. In: S. Stone, ed. 1980. Humanities information research. Sheffield: CRUS, 44-68.


  1. Translated book

Last name, initials., Year. Book title. Translated from (language) by(Translator’s initial first name, last name). City of publisher: Publisher.

Fawcet, D.W., 1994. Buku ajar histologi. Translated from English by J. Tambayong. Jakarta: Penerbit Buku Kedokteran EGC.


  1. Electronic book/E-book

Last name, initials., Year. Book title. [e-book] City of publisher: Publisher. Retrieved: (date of access) of (website address).

Fishman, R., 2005. The rise and fall of suburbia. [e-book] Chester: Castle Press. Downloaded 12 May 2010 from


  1. Proceeding book

Last name, initials. Year. Article Title. In: Editor’s name, ed or organization’s name. Book Title.Location, Date. Place of publisher: Publisher. Date. Place of publisher: Publisher.

Artaria, M.D. Rahmawati, Y. Setianingsih, H., 2012. Variasi genetika lokus STR codis (THO1, TPOX) pada temuan rangka prasejarah dari Gilimanuk. In: N.M. Karmaya, I.W. Sugiritama, eds. Proceeding of Pertemuan Ilmiah Nasional Perhimpunan Ahli Anatomi Indonesia XIII. Bali, Indonesia, 12-13 Oktober 2012. Denpasar: Udayana University Press.



  1. Thesis/dissertation

Last name, initials. Year of publication. Thesis/dissertation title. Categories (undergraduate thesis/thesis/dissertation/research report). City of publisher: University name.

Richmond, J., 2005. Customer expectations in the world of electronic banking: a case study of the Bank of Britain. Disertation. Chelmsford: Anglia Ruskin University.


  1. Website
    Author/institution, Year. Title of writing. Retrieved: (date of access) of (website address).

National Electronic Library for Health, 2003. Can walking make you slimmer and healthier? Downloaded 10 April 2005 from


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