Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan Masyarakat, which was issued three times a year (in March, July, November), publishes a research-based article and literature-based paper in a prevailing Public Health Science.


The submission must not have been previously published, and will never be published wholly or partially in the printed version elsewhere. For a more detailed guide for the author, see the article template attached. The manuscript should be submitted in OJS, not by email.

The submission should be completed with:

  1. Effective and clear title in two languages (Indonesian and English) with a maximum of 20 words
  2. Author’s full name (without titles) and co-authors (if any), email address 
  3. The institution, institution address (road, city, zip code)
  4. Corresponding Author email


Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan Masyarakat used an abstract one-paragraph format. The abstract does not use a list of sources of citation: the abstract used IMRAD structure, which summarizes the introduction, method, results, and discussion. Introduction, the author explains the reasons why research needs to be done. Describe the gap analysis. Then the author mentions the purpose of the study. In the method section, the authors mention including design, sample selection, data analysis. In the Results section, the authors state the main results of the study. In the discussion section, the authors formulated the main conclusions of the research and the implication of the study. Abstract length up to 250 words.

Keywords: consist of 3-5 words. Keywords are written by referring to Medical Subject Heading (MSH)


In this section, the authors describe the Adequacy of the state of the art overview (minimum reference in the last ten years) of previous journal articles. There is a gap analysis (justification why this research needs to be done and what is unique about this paper compared to previous papers. Mention state of the art. At the end of the introduction, state the purpose of the study.


Describe in detail the research method you are using. Identification of designs, methods, tools, and procedures in sufficient detail to allow other researchers to repeat the research. Mention statistical tests used in detail. Ethical considerations such as clinical trials, studies conducted that have received statements from relevant ethical committees must be mentioned.


Present your findings in a logical order. Use the appropriate table or illustration. Likewise, the readability and accuracy of the statistical test calculations. The presentation of tables or figures is in the results section in the body of the text (not attached).


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The discussion is written clearly and meets the scientific aspects of merit (elements of what/ how/why and what else). Do not repeat the data in the research results section. This section describes precisely and argumentatively the results of research with relevant theories and previous findings. Emphasize new and important aspects of this research. Discuss the implications of the findings, their limitations, and link observations with other relevant research.


This section should answer the research objectives. Avoid conclusions that are not supported by the data If there are suggestions, made in one paragraph that contains conclusions and implications. 

Ethical standards

Manuscripts submitted for publication must contain a statement to the effect that all human and animal studies have been approved by the appropriate ethics committee and have therefore been performed in accordance with the ethical standards laid down in the 1964 Declaration of Helsinki and its later amendments.

It should also be stated clearly in the text that all persons gave their informed consent prior to their inclusion in the study. Details that might disclose the identity of the subjects under study should be omitted.

These statements should be described in the methods or description sections of submission. If these statements are not applicable, authors should state that the manuscript is not based upon clinical study or patient data.

The editors reserve the right to reject manuscripts that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements. The author will be held responsible for false statements or failure to fulfill the above-mentioned requirements. Evidence of institutional review and approval may be requested if necessary.

Conflict of Interest

Authors must indicate whether or not they have a financial relationship with the organization that sponsored the research. This note should be added in a separate section before the reference list.

If no conflict exists, authors should state: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


Acknowledgments of people, grants, funds, etc. should be placed in a separate section no longer than one paragraph before the reference list. The names of funding organizations should be written in full


This study was funded by X (grant number X).

If no funding, the authors should state that they have no funding for the research


Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan Masyarakat uses bibliography writing style using Vancouver. The minimum number of references is 25 references, where 80% are from research articles / scientific journals. Reference writing is allowed at least the last ten years (2011-2021). The author is expected to be consistent in writing a bibliography. To facilitate the authors expected to use the reference manager application (endnotes, Mendeley, Zotero, etc.).


  1. Book (printed)

Simons NE, Menzies B, Matthews M. A Short Course in Soil and Rock Slope Engineering. London: Thomas Telford Publishing; 2001.

  1. Book (online)

Grech ED. ABC of interventional cardiology. 2nd ed. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell; 2011 Available from https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/imperial/detail. action?docID=822522 [Accessed 6th July 2019].

  1. Article (printed)

Chhibber PK, Majumdar SK. Foreign ownership and profitability: Property rights, control, and the performance of firms in Indian industry. Journal of Law & Economics. 1999;42(1): 209–238.

  1. Article (online)

Errami M, Garner H. A tale of two citations. Nature. 2008;451(7177): 397–399. Available from: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v451/n7177/full/451397a.html [Accessed 20th January 2019].

  1. Conference Proceeding

Wittke M. Design, construction, supervision, and long-term behavior of tunnels in swelling rock. In: Van Cotthem A, Charlier R, Thimus J-F, Tshibangu J-P. (eds.) Eurock 2006: multiphysics coupling and long term behavior in rock mechanics: Proceedings of the International Symposium of the International Society for Rock Mechanics, EUROCK 2006, 9–12 May 2006, Liege, Belgium. London: Taylor & Francis; 2006. p.211–216.

  1. Report

Leatherwood S. Whales, dolphins, and porpoises of the western North Atlantic. U.S. Dept. of Commerce. Report number: 63, 2001.

  1. Website

European Space Agency. Rosetta: rendezvous with a comet. Available from: http://rosetta.esa.int [Accessed 15th June 2019].

The citation is typed by using numbers recommended by Vancouver guidelines. The layout of the Vancouver style is:

  1. Surname/last name and the first letter of the first name
  2. Title
  3. Magazine name with Medicus index v
  4. Year, Volume, and page
  5. In the text, reference numeral is conformed to the sequence of citation.

In using wide-ranging anatomy, biology and medicine terms, the authors are expected to follow Nomina Anatomica (1975), International Code of Botanical Nomenclature. The classification of Nomenclature of viruses (Fenner dan Index Medicus dan Index of Indonesian Learned Periodicals (PDIN 1974).

Table (typed with single space and numbered sequentially, the maximum number of the table is 6), illustrations, drawings, and charts must be captioned.

The manuscript which has been submitted to scientific meetings should mention the information about the meeting in the footnote section.

The article category (research articles or literature-based paper) must be written in the upper right corner of the submission. The writing format is as follows:

  1.  A4 page size, 1 column with a space of 1.15 cm
  2. Using Microsoft Word, Times New Roman Size 11
  3. Layout; Left Margin 3 cm, Right Margin 2.5 cm, Top Margin  3 cm, Bottom Margin 2.5 cm
  4. The abstract is typed in 1 (one) column with Italic font size 10 and single-spaced.
  5. Author Name: Font Size 11, center alignment and email address: Font Size 10, center alignment.
  6. Title: Capital letters, bold (Bold), center alignment. Sub Title: left a margin, not using numbers or letters, 1.5 spaced.
  7. The first line of the first paragraph should be indented 5 taps.
  8. Using single-spaced reference.

The manuscript, which has been edited by editors, may perhaps be returned to the author if revision by the author is needed, and to be returned immediately to the editorial no later than the deadline given.

Submit a cover letter of request for publishing an article to the Chief Editor of JIKM and fill in copyright (attached) when you submit your article.