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Author Guidelines





 The IJPH receive scientific article in the form of research or literature review. Research article is a scientific article comes from the findings of research that have not been published before.  Literature review article is a scientific article comes from journals or books of advance public health science.


A.   Form of writing

The submitted article should be typed with a single space and margin of 2,5 cm in one side of the A4 HVS papers.  Number of pages between 12-15 pages, including tables and pictures. Footnotes are not allowed.


The submitted article should be written in academic English. It is necessary to attach the copy of sources from data and figure that have been published in the submitted article. The use of scientific term should be suited with the rules of academic writing. All the submitted articles will be assessed by expert reviewers appointed by official journals editor.


B.      Organization of article


1)       Research Article


1.             Title

Title should be brief and clear. It better contains the maximum number of eighteen words. The title should be followed by the name of author(s) and the institution(s).  If the authors come from more than one institution, symbols or numbers should be added before each authors’ institution.


2.             Abstract

Abstract should be written in both English and Bahasa Indonesia with the maximum number of 250 words. It should be brief and clear in order to help readers understand the whole article. The abstract should contain the purpose of the study, method, the main finding(s), the main conclusion(s), and the keywords. The keywords are written within the three spaces after the last word of abstract.


3.             Introduction

Contains of the background(s), problem(s), and the purpose(s) of the study.


4.             Methods

Consist of the explanation about research design, place and time, population, scale, sampling method, variable, and data collection method.


5.             Results

This section contains findings which are delivered in the form of narration, table, and/or figure and also the result of statistical test with brief explanation. Title of the table(s) should be written above the table. In contrary, title of figure(s) should be written under the figure(s). 


6.             Discussions

Discussion contains of specific explanations, supporting arguments, further discussion related to the previous finding(s) that have been published, and the findings that contribute to the development of public science and technology.


7.             Conclusions

Contains a brief statement of the findings. The problem(s) and the purpose(s) of the study should be answered in this section.


9.             Refferences

Refferences should be written alphabetically (using harvard writing style) by writing the family name as the first and followed by the surename. If the family name are unidentified, the last surename can be considered as the family name.


2)       Literature Review article


Literature Review article is the scietific article with the aim of reviewing  journals and/or books related to the advance public health science.

The organization of the article are similar with the research article which contains title, abstract, introduction, and refferences. However, the discussion of literature review article becomes a subsections in every section of the article.


C.      The Submission procedure

The article can be submitted directly or sent by post mail, e-mail, or other expeditions. The article should consist of one bundle of printed article and one copied file.The article should be provided by cover letter which consists of address, phone number,  e-mail or fax for the purpose of correspondency.


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.

  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. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

Authors of The Indonesian Journal of Public Health (IJPH) understand and agree that there are procedures to be followed for the publication of their articles.

The Copyright of the published articles is transferred to IJPH. The Copyrights include the right to publish, reprint, copy, and distribute the article.

Authors of published articles have the right to distribute the article in any medium and formats provided that a link to IJPH website and the article’e DOI is adequately udes. No written permissions are necessary.

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