About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Kesehatan Masyarakat Perkotaan is a peer-reviewed and open access journal that focuses on promoting health sciences generated from basic sciences, clinical, and community or public health research to integrate researches in all aspects of human health. This journal publishes original articles, reviews, and also interesting case reports. The scope of this journal encompasses to study health research regarding of:
1. Public Health
2. Occupational Health and Safety
3. Communicable Disease
4. Non Communicable Disease
5. Health promotion
6. Hospital Services Management
7. Health Policy
8. Health Behavior
9. Epidemiology and Biostatistics
10. Environmental Health

Peer Review Process

The submitted manuscript will be checked by an editor whether it is suitable with our focus and scope or has a major methodological flaw in two weeks. A staff will check whether the requirements are complete in one week. Authors will be given two weeks after notification is sent to complete the incomplete requirements. Failure to complete will make the manuscript rejected without being reviewed. Every submitted manuscript which passes this step will be checked by Similarity Check to identify any plagiarism. Then, an editor and an editorial assistant will be assigned to the manuscript. It will be reviewed by two reviewers double-blinded. At least one of the reviewer is appointed from other institutions (national). The manuscript will be sent to the reviewers anonymously. Reviewers’ comments are also sent anonymously to the corresponding author to take the necessary actions and responses. The decision of the revised manuscript will be then evaluated by the editor and the final decision will be sent to the corresponding author. Duration of the review process can be up to 2 until 4 week. Then, final approval is needed from the corresponding author before it is published in the upcoming issue.

Open Access Policy

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.

Journal History

Jurnal Kesehatan Masyarakat Perkotaan was first established in 2021. The journal is managed by the Research and Community Service Institute (LPPM) of Mohammad Husni Thamrin University. The Health Scientific Journal for the first time only used print journals and published two editions in one year (March and September). Along with the development and advancement of technology, the Scientific Journal of Health is an Open Journal System (OJS) by the name of the Scientific Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan and began publishing in OJS in 2021.