Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

JPH RECODE is a scientific journal which published original articles of public health. The editors welcome scientifict articles relevant to national and international public health issues. The journall welcomes submissions from around the world as well as from Indonesia. This journal is published twice a year. Focus and Scope of JPH RECODE:

  1. Epidemiology
  2. Health Education and Promotion
  3. Environmental Health
  4. Occupational Health and Safety
  5. Health Administration and Policy
  6. Biostatistics
  7. Sexual and Reproductive Health
  8. Hospital Management
  9. Nutrition Science
  10. Health Information System

Morever author can submit articles on any issue relating to public health with editor consideration


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Submitted manuscripts will generally be reviewed by two experts used double blind revie. They who will be asked to evaluate whether the manuscript is scientifically sound and coherent and whether or not the manuscript is sufficiently clear for publication. Reviewers will also be asked to indicate how interesting and significant the research is. The Editors will reach a decision based on these reports and, where necessary, they will consult with members of the Editorial Board.


Based on the reviewers comments, the editors will then accept or reject the papers with the following conditions are Accept and publish, with editorial revision or Reject the article outright, typically on grounds of lack of originality, insufficient conceptual advancements or major technical and/or interpretational problems. Any changes made to the manuscript will be examined clearly for the authors


Manuscripts with excessive errors in any aspect will be returned to authors for revision before resubmission or may be rejected entirely. The Editorial Board reserves the right to edit articles on all aspects of style, format, and clarity. The Editor-in-Chief will have the final decision regarding acceptance or rejection of manuscripts.


Publication Frequency

JPH RECODE is a Journal published online twicw a year in October and March.


Open Access Policy

JPH RECODE is a peer reviewed journal with open access. The article processing or delivery of the manuscript submitted to the manager editor through an online system or by using the OJS Open Access publishing model.

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. All articles published Open Access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.  



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...


Article Processing Charges

Manuscripts are submitted to JPH RECODE will not have Article Processing Charges.

Article Submission charges Free

Article Processing charges Free



JPH RECODE have a policy of screening for plagiarism. We use Anti-Plagiarism Software Turnitin (should not be more than 20 percent) to check the authenticity article


Publication Ethics

As an essential issue, publication ethics needs to be explained clearly to improve the quality of the research worldwide.  JPH RECODE using guidelines issued by the Committee on Publication Ethics (Commission of Publication Ethics / COPE). The journal requires that all articles involving human subjects to respect the principles of research ethics as stated in the Declaration of Helsinki. Ethical publication should be clear in order to improve the quality of research. JPH RECODE adjust to meet quality standard of publication ethics for editors, authors, and reviewers.


For Editors

  1. Editors should be responsible for every articles published in JPH RECODE
  2. Editors should help authors to follow the Guidelines for author
  3. The editors may communicate with other editors or reviewers in making the final decision.
  4. An editor has to evaluate the manuscript objectively for publication, judging each on its quality without looking to nationality, ethnicity, political beliefs, race, religion, gender, seniority, or institutional affiliation of the authors.
  5. Editors need to ensure the document sent to the reviewer does not contain the information of the author
  6. Editors’ decision should be informed to authors accompanied by reviewers’ comments.
  7. Editors should respect requests from authors that an individual should not review the submission, if these are well-reasoned and practicable.
  8. Editors and all staffs should guarantee the confidentiality of the submitted manuscript.
  9. Editor solves it by using the COPE as guide while there is a suspected misconduct or disputed in writing


For Reviewers

  1. Reviewers need to comment on ethical questions and possible research and publication misconduct.
  2. Reviewers will do the work in timely manner and should notify editor if they can not complete the work.
  3. Reviewers need to keep the confidentiality of the manuscript.
  4. Reviewers should not accept to review the manuscripts in which there is potential conflict of interest between them and any of the authors.


For Authors

  1. Author(s) affirm that the material has not been previously published and that they have not sent to elsewhere any rights to the article.
  2. Authors must follow the criteria described in the writing guideline for the authors of Kesmas: National Public Health Journal.
  3. Author(s) must ensure the originality of the manuscript content and they have properly cited the others work in accordance with the the references format.
  4. Author(s) should not engage in plagiarism nor self-plagiarism.
  5. The author(s) haven’t suggested any personal information that may make the identity of the respondents recognizable in any forms of description section or photograph. If the photographs of the respondents were important and indispensable as scientific information, the author(s) have received the consent in written form and have clearly stated it.
  6. Authors must submit the data and details to the editor, if suspected falsification or fabrication of data.