Author Guidelines

Jurnal Farmasi Komunitas (JFK) is a peer-reviewed and open access biannually (March and October) that published by Surabaya: Departemen Farmasi Praktis (Department of Pharmacy Practice) Universitas Airlangga. With Focus and Scope in Clinical and Community Pharmacy, Public Health, Psychology, Medicine, and other health related topics, JFK accepts manuscripts/papers on research results, and case reports, both written in Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian Language) and English. Manuscripts that are published in JFK should pass strict selection by Editorial Board and review by reviewers.

Please make sure to upload a Statement of Originality in the Supplementary File section in your New Submission process. A submission that does not include both manuscript and Statement of Originality will not be proceeded further by the Editorial Board.

General Terms of Writing

  1. The manuscript should be written in Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian Language) or English, with Times New Roman font 10pt, single space lining, and A4 paper with normal margin.
  2. In manuscripts that are written in Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian Language), words in foreign language should be in Italic.
  3. Tables and Pictures that are presented in the manuscript should be numbered, titled, and sized 10pt with single space lining. Table numberings should be written on top of the table in Roman numerals, while the Picture numberings should be placed below the table in Arabic numerals.
  4. Tables should be in Table format and not pictures [.jpeg, .png, etc.] Make sure pictures included are in high resolution.
  5. We encourage authors to include no more than 5 tables and no more than 8 figures per article. You can confirm with the editor assigned to your paper if there are more than 5 tables or 8 figures that really should appear within your main manuscript.

Manuscript Systematics

1. Title and Author

Manuscript in Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian Language) should contain English title, but if it is fully written in English, Indonesian title is not necessary. Each title should not exceed 15 words. Authors’ names should be written without salutation or academic title, and Authors’ origin institutions should be provided evidently. Abbreviating Authors’ last name is off-limit.

2. Abstract

Abstract is compiled in no more than 1 (one) paragraph and should not exceed 250 words. It ought to contain objectives, methods, and brief summary of the result of the research. Keywords should not be longer than 5 words or concepts.

3. Introduction

Introduction contains brief explanation on background of the research, state of the art, objective of the research, and research contribution and novelty.

4. Method

Research method contains research plan, population and data collection (sampling technique), representative samples and its total, as well as inclusion and exclusion criteria of the research. Data analysis technique should be delivered concisely and clearly in the end of the section.

5. Result and Discussion

Every data presented in the manuscript should be discussed comprehensively. The sequences are as follows: data presentation, data comparation with other researches on its kind, and stating the relevant theory concerning the presented data.

6. Conclusion

Conclusion should be compiled in 1 (one) paragraph and should not contain any numberings. It ought to answer the objectives of the research concisely and clearly.

7. Acknowledgement

Acknowledge the persons who contribute to the research, e.g. research funders, if any, in this section.

8. References

References are set using reference manager (preferably Mendeley) with Harvard Style (Cite Them Right 10th Edition – Harvard (no” et al.”). It should contain at least 80% of primary references and include sources no older than the past 10 years.


Penggunaan NSAIDs selama enam bulan atau lebih menyebabkan lesi lambung dan usus pada 37.1% pasien dan ulser pada 24% pasien (Cheatum et al., 1999).

Pelayanan kefarmasian dalam bentuk MTM telah terbukti meningkatkan outcome klinik, ekonomi, dan humanistic serta kepatuhan penggunaan obat pada penderita hipertensi, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, dan asma (Cranor et al., 2003; Bunting et al., 2008; Lee et al., 2006; Isetts et al., 2006; Fera et al., 2008; Bluml et al., 2000).

 Cipolle, R. J., Strand, L. M. and Morley, P. (2012) Pharmaceutical Care Practice: The Patient Centered Approach to Medication Management. 3rd ed. New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (Book)

Taitel, M., Fensterheim, L., Kirkham, H., Sekula, R. and Duncan, I. (2012) ‘Medication days’ supply, adherence, wastage, and cost among chronic patients in Medicaid.’, Medicare & medicaid research review, 2(3), pp. 1–13. doi: 10.5600/mmrr.002.03.a04. (Journal)

Nugraheni, G. (2013) Managing medication regimen: arthritis patients’ perception. Thesis Toledo: University of Toledo. (Thesis or Sissertation)

Center for Disease Control and Prevention. (2011). Osteoarthritis viewed 10 April 2012.  http:/ (Webpage)

Kementerian Hukum dan HAM RI (2012) Peraturan Presiden Republik Indonesia Nomor 70 Tahun 2012 tentang Perubahan Kedua atas Peraturan Presiden Nomor 54 Tahun 2010 tentang Pengadaan Barang/Jasa Pemerintah. (Government Regulations)



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 OpenOffice, 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. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Peer Review Process have been followed.


In order to be accepted and published by JFK, author(s) submitting the article manuscript should complete all the review stages. By submitting the manuscript, the author(s) agreed to these following terms:

1. Copyright of the article is transferred to the journal (JFK), by the knowledge of the author, whilst the moral right of the publication belongs to the author. The intended copyright includes the rights to publish articles in various forms (including reprints). JFK maintain the publishing rights to the published articles.

2. The formal legal aspect of journal publication accessibility refers to the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike (CC BY-NC-SA), which implies that the publication can be used for non-commercial purposes in its original form.

3. Every publication (print/electronic) is open access for educational, research, and library purposes. In addition to the objectives mentioned above, the editorial board is not responsible for copyright infringement

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