Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan (JIKA) is a peer-reviewed electronic national journal, available in both printed and online forms and published three times a year. This journal follows the guidelines based on the Regulation of the Head of LIPI Number 5 of 2014 concerning the Code of Ethics for Scientific Publications which was adopted from Elsivier and COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) in dealing with all aspects of publication ethics, and in particular how to handle cases of research and publication errors. This statement describes the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the Author, the Editorial Board Team, and Reviewers.
For more details, see the ethics of our journal publication below:
Based on the review report of the editorial review board, the editor can accept, reject, or request modifications to the manuscript.
Editors should be responsible for every articles published in Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan (JIKA).
The editors may communicate with other editors or reviewers in making the final decision.
An editor has to evaluate the manuscript objectively for publication, judging each on its quality without looking to nationality, ethnicity, political beliefs, race, religion, gender, seniority, or institutional affiliation of the authors. He/she should decline his/her assignment when there is a potential of conflict of interest.
Editors need to ensure the document sent to the reviewer does not contain the information of the author, vice versa.
Editors’ decision should be informed to authors accompanied by reviewers’ comments unless they contain offensive or libelous remarks.
Editors should respect requests from authors that an individual should not review the submission, if these are well-reasoned and practicable.
Editors and all staffs should guarantee the confidentiality of the submitted manuscript.
Editors will be guided by COPE flowcharts if there is a suspected misconduct or disputed authorship.
Reviewers need to comment on ethical questions and possible research and publication misconduct.
Reviewers will do the work in timely manner and should notify editor if they can not complete the work.
Reviewers need to keep the confidentiality of the manuscript.
Reviewers should not accept to review the manuscripts in which there is potential conflict of interest between them and any of the authors.
Author(s) affirm that the material has not been previously published and that they have not transferred elsewhere any rights to the article.
Author(s) should ensure the originality of the work and they have properly cited others’ work in accordance of the references format.
Author(s) should not engage in plagiarism nor self-plagiarism.
Author(s) should ensure that they follow the authorship criteria that are taken from Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan (JIKA) that is explained in instruction for author of Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan (JIKA).
Authors should not submit the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently. It is also expected that the author will not publish redundant manuscripts or manuscripts describing the same research in more than one journal.
Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to conception, design, execution or interpretation of the reported study. Others who have made significant contribution must be listed as co-authors. Authors also ensure that all the authors have seen and agreed to the submitted version of the manuscript and their inclusion of names as co-authors.
The author(s) haven’t suggested any personal information that may make the identity of the patient recognizable in any forms of description part, photograph or pedigree.
Author(s) should give the editor the data and details of the work, if there are suspicions of data falsification or fabrication.
If at any point of time, the author(s) discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in submitted manuscript, then the error or inaccuracy must be reported to the editor.
Authors of the journal should clarify everything that may cause conflict of interests such as work, research expenses, consultant expenses, and intellectual property on the document of Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan (JIKA) form disclosure.
The Editors of Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan (JIKA) and LPPM Akper Yapenas 21 Maros Journals make every effort to ensure the accuracy of all the information (the “Content”) contained in its publications. However, the Editors of Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan (JIKA) and LPPM Akper Yapenas 21 Maros Journals make no representations or warranties whatsoever as to the accuracy, completeness or suitability for any purpose of the Content and disclaim all such representations and warranties whether express or implied to the maximum extent permitted by law. Any views expressed in this publication are the views of the authors and are not necessarily the views of the Editors of Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan (JIKA) and LPPM Akper Yapenas 21 Maros.
Manuscript submitted to JIKA will be screened for plagiarism using Turnitin plagiarism detection tool. JIKA will immediately reject papers leading to plagiarism or self-plagiarism. Every article that will be published is checked on a similarity level with a policy of no more than 30% of its similiarity.