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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.

  • 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).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Indonesian Journal of health sciences research and development is a double-blind peer-reviewed international journal. The frequency is monthly from 2019. It deals with all aspects of health sciences including Community Medicine, Public Health, Epidemiology, Occupational Health, Environmental Hazards, Clinical Research, and Public Health Laws, pharmacology biotechnology, health instruments, nursing, clinical psychology and covers all medical specialties concerned with research and development for the masses. The journal strongly encourages reports of research carried out within Indonesian continent and South East Asia.

The manuscript must be typed double spaced on one side of an A4 size page. Clearness, brevity, and conciseness are essential in form, style, punctuation, spelling and use of English language. Manuscripts should conform to the S.I. system for numerical data and data should be subjected to appropriate statistical analysis. On receipt of an article at the Editorial Office, an acknowledgment giving the manuscript number is sent to the corresponding author. This number should be quoted while making any future inquiry about its status.


  • Concise and informative. Titles are often used in information-retrieval systems. Avoid

abbreviations and formulae where possible.

  • Author names and affiliations. Where the family name may be ambiguous (e.g., a double name), please indicate this clearly. Present the authors' affiliation addresses (where the actual work was done) below the names. Indicate all affiliations with a lower-case superscript letter immediately after the author's name and in front of the appropriate address.
  • Corresponding author. Clearly indicate who will handle correspondence at all stages of refereeing and publication, also post-publication. Ensure that telephone and fax numbers (with country and area code) are provided in addition to the e-mail address and the complete postal address. Contact details must be kept up to date by the corresponding author.



A concise and factual abstract is required. The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, the methods, the principal results and major conclusions. A structured abstract is required for Original article and the format should consist of four sections, labeled “Background”, “Methods”, “Results” and “Conclusions”. The length should be less than 250 words.

Keywords: Maximum five keywords to be indicated. Keywords are arranged based on the alphabet.


  • Clearly identify the research problem, rationale, context, international relevance of the topic
  • Provide the gap to show the significance of your study
  • Present the scientific, conceptual or theoretical framework that guided the study, identifying and providing an overview of the conceptual model and/or theory where appropriate. 
  • Explain connections between study variables and support those connections with the relevant theoretical and empirical literature.
  • Explain the connections between the scientific hypothesis, conceptual model or theory, and the study variables. 


Provide sufficient detail to allow the work to be reproduced. Methods already published should be indicated by a reference: only relevant modifications should be described.


Results should be clear and concise.

  • On tables, no vertical line is used and each term should begin with a capital letter. Any important explanation to the understanding of the tables should be given as a footnote at the bottom of the table. All tables should be explained in the text. Tables should be typed with the first letter (T) only capital, table No. in Arabic numerals.
  • Data to be presented in graphical form should be sent on quality glossy contrast paper without folding. Each illustration must be referred to in the text and Roman numerals should be used in numbering. Photograph(s) of good contract must be mounted on hard paper to avoid folding and a separate sheet must be given for the title for each photograph sent as a figure.


This should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. A combined Results and discussion section is often appropriate. Avoid extensive citations and discussion of published literature.




  • Provide real conclusions, not just a summary/repetition of the findings.
  • Draw conclusions about the adequacy of the theory in relation to the data. Indicate whether the data supported or refuted the theory. Indicate whether the conceptual model was a useful and adequate guide for the study.
  • Identify implications/recommendations for practice/research/education/management as appropriate, and consistent with the limitations

Acknowledgments (wherever applicable).



Vancouver format is used for citation and references. Examples of references:

For journal articles:

Hudelson C, Cluver L. Factors associated with adherence to antiretroviral therapy among adolescents living with HIV/AIDS in low-and middle-income countries: a systematic review. AIDS Care. 2015;27(7):805-16.

For books:

Parker, M. E. Nursing theories in practice: Jones & Bartlett Learning; 1990.

For web page:

Kemenkes RI. Situasi dan Analisis HIV  AIDS Pusat Data dan Informasi Kementerian Kesehatan RI: Kementerian Kesehatan RI; 2014. Available from: http://www.depkes.go.id/recources/download/pusdatin/infodatin%20AIDS.pdf.


  • The length of the text is less than 3.000 words excluding tables and figures; tables and figures are within 8 combined.
  • Manuscripts should be typed on one side of the paper and in 1-column format with double spacing throughout.
  • Paper size is A4 and a 3.0 cm margin of the page is desirable. Use the font “Times New Roman” 12 pt.