The manuscript of Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan Masyarakat (JIKM) is reviewed by peer reviewers and editorial board. All the review processes are conducted in Double-blind peer review: Reviewers are unaware of the identity of the authors, and authors are also unaware of the identity of reviewers. There are at least three or more reviewers for the total number of articles in each issue.
The Chief editor chooses the editor who will handle a manuscript. The editor made the decision on who will be reviewers and makes the decision. The chief of editor the make decision. They are some choices of the decision. They are accepted, minor revision, major revision, and rejection.
Before manuscript was sent, it is checked by iThenticate to prevent plagiarism. The editor decided reviewers who will review a manuscript, and asked them to review, usually within 2 weeks. If reviewers mentioned that manuscript need revision, managing editor will return the manuscript to author and the author must return the revised manuscript in 2 weeks. The editor sends the revised manuscript to reviewers. After acceptance by section reviewer, the manuscript is forwarded to managing editor to be the layout. The Chief editor would send an acceptance letter to the author.