Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Media Gizi Kesmas, receiving original articles and Literature review in the field of health nutrition, here are the scope:

  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Community Nutrition
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Dietetics
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Food Service Management
  • Institutional nutrition
  • Food technology
  • Current issues on food and nutrition


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Literature Review

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Peer Review Process
All manuscripts received by the editor of Media Gizi Kesmas will be reviewed by peer reviewers according to field of nutrition study, at least 2 people with double-blind policy. The final decision will be taken by the editor-in-chief based on the comments from the reviewers at the editorial board meeting forum.


Open Access Policy

The journal allows readers to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles and allow readers to use them for any other lawful purpose. 

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.

Creative Commons License
Media Gizi Kesmas by Unair is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.



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Publications Ethics

Media Gizi Kesmas (pISSN 2301-7392) is a double-blind peer-reviewed electronic journal. This letter explains the ethical rules of conduct established by all parties involved in the publication of articles into this journal, including the authors, the editor in chief, the editorial board, peer-reviewer as well as publisher in this case is Universitas Airlangga. This statement is adopted under COPE's Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

The publication of an article using peer-reviewed process in  Media Gizi Kesmas is very important to build nutritional science. This is a real reflection of the work or the research of the authors and institutions from which they came from. The peer-reviewed article ensures the correct scientific method and maintains Media Gizi Kesmas quality standards. Therefore, it is very important for all parties involved in the Media Gizi Kesmas publications to maintain ethical standards of good worth as writers, editors, peer reviewers, publishers and society in general.

Universitas Airlangga as the publisher of Media Gizi Kesmas carries out its responsibility to maintain the quality standard of publishing an article in every publishing stage seriously and we understand the responsibilities and ethics that must be maintained. We are committed to keeping the Media Gizi Kesmas sponsorship, printing, distribution and commercialization of having no impact or effect on editorial decisions on an article.

The editor-in-chief of Media Gizi Kesmas is responsible for determining the manuscripts that have been submitted to be peer reviewed and if the manuscript is meeting the editorial policies and journal's requirement it will be published. Validation of research or literature review and the importance of the manuscript for scientific development, subsequent researchers as well as readers of Media Gizi Kesmas has always been a major consideration in decision making. Editors of Media Gizi Kesmas may refer to the Board of Editors directives and always refer to the rules and regulations that exist in the Republic of Indonesia regarding copyright and plagiarism. Chairman of the board of editors may authorize other members of the editor for decision-making by observing the peer review results.

The editor will always uphold the sense of fairness and fairness at all times in evaluating the manuscript regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, religion and belief, ethics, citizenship or political ideology of the author.
Editors and all editorial staff are not allowed to disclose information about manuscripts that have been signed by Media Gizi Kesmas to anyone other than to the corresponding author, editorial board and publisher if feasible.
Unpublished material from a manuscript enters Media Gizi Kesmasn is not allowed to be used by the editor as a form of his own research without written consent or written consent from the author.
Reporting standards
The author of an original research article must present the results openly and objectively discuss the significance of the manuscript he made. The data underlying the writing of the manuscript must be accurately displayed therein. A manuscript must contain sufficiently detailed explanations for other researchers to replicate the research. Report fraud and consciously writing statements that are inconsistent with data are actually part of unethical and unacceptable scientific behavior.
Originality and Plagiarism
The author must ensure that the manuscripts made are original research results and if the authors refer or use the thoughts, data or writings of others must be properly and properly disitasi. Each major author is required to sign a Statement of Originality on 6000 stamp duty (attached). Media Gizi Kesmas recommends using the paraphrase of ideas or sentences from others with the corresponding citation with the guide for the author.
Dual Publication (Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication)
The author should not publish the same manuscript to more than one journal simultaneously. Such behaviors are included as unethical and unacceptable publications.
Acknowledgment of Sources
Appropriate source recognition should always be performed by the author in the use of the source of the article or reference used in manuscript. The author should only mensitasi articles that are influential and relevant to the manuscript he wrote.


Article Processing Charge

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article processing charge: IDR 250,000
If accepted for publication, authors are required to pay an Article processing charge to contribute to review costs, editing and layout. However, there are no article submission charges. Payment able be made through Virtual Account Number 988-3030-300-000-331 (BNI a/n UNIVERSITAS AIRLANGGA).


If you do not have funds to pay such fees, you will have an opportunity to waive each fee. We do not want fees to prevent the publication of worthy work.


Plagiarism Screening

Submitted and after article review process manuscript will be checked using by Turnitin software. The manuscript is passed if the similarity is less than 30%.