Editorial Policies


Focus and Scope

The scope of this journal has various aspects of science in the field of Vocational Health, such as Radiology, Traditional Medicine, Medical Laboratory Technology, Occupational Health and Safety, Dental Technique, and Physiotherapy. Journal of Vocational Health Studies accepts submissions from all over the world. All accepted articles will be published on an open-access basis and will be freely available to all readers with worldwide visibility and coverage.


Section Policies


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Original Research Article

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Literature Review

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Case Study

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Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to this journal (Journal of Vocational Health Studies) must follow the Focus and Scope and Author Guidelines of this journal. The submitted manuscript to this journal can be written in  English. The manuscript must not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. 

All submitted manuscripts must be free from plagiarism contents. All authors are suggested to use plagiarism detection software to do the similarity checking (please use Turnitin to check the similarity). Editors will also check the similarity of manuscripts in this journal by using Turnitin software.

The submitted manuscripts to this journal will be peer-reviewed at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers from the Peer-Reviewers Team. The reviewers give scientific valuable comments improving the contents of the manuscript. The review process used in this journal is a double-blind review system. 3-4 (three until four) weeks will be needed for reviewers to complete one round of the reviewing process.

The final decision of manuscript acceptance is solely made by the Editor in Chief according to reviewers' critical comments. The final decision of the manuscript is solely based on the Editor's final review which considers peer-reviewers' comments (but not solely by the Reviewer).

Publication of accepted articles including assigning the article to a published issue will be made by the Editor in Chief by considering the sequence of accepted date and thematic issue.


Publication Frequency

Journal of Vocational Health Studies publishes with a frequency of 3 (three) times a year in March, July, and November. 

Journal of Vocational Health Studies published by Faculty of Vocational Health Studies, Universitas Airlangga.


Open Access Policy

Journal of Vocational Health Studies (JVHS) provides immediate open access to its content by making research freely available for the public and supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. 

The Authors submitting a manuscript do so on the understanding that if accepted for publication, the copyright of the article is transferred to the Journal of Vocational Health Studies whilst the moral right of the publication belongs to the author.



This journal utilizes the PKP PN, LOCKSS, and CLOCKSS systems 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.


Article Processing Charge

Journal of Vocational Health Studies (JVHS) is an open-access journal and does not charge article publication charge (APC) for submitting, processing, or publishing articles. This includes peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining, archiving, and allowing immediate access to the full-text versions of the article.


Plagiarism Screening

It is the policy of this journal to use automated software, like TURNITIN to check for plagiarism in all submitted manuscripts. This journal can not accept any plagiarism in any manuscript or it will be rejected immediately. The manuscript is passed if the similarity is less than 20%. The results of this automated detection are forwarded to the Section Editor and will serve as the preliminary check for plagiarism. Plagiarism may also be identified during the review process by the technical reviewers assigned to the manuscript. Final plagiarism will be done after the author finalizes their reviewed manuscript.

When plagiarism is identified, the Section Editor responsible for the review of the manuscript and the Editor-in-Chief will agree on measures according to the extent of plagiarism detected in the manuscript in agreement with the following guidelines. The Editor-in-Chief shall have the authority to deviate from these guidelines on a case-by-case basis.