Publication Ethics and Malpractice Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan Masyarakat: The Public Health Science Journal
In dealing with cases in research and publication, Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan Masyarakat: The Public Health Science Journal uses guidelines issued by the Committee on Publication Ethics (Commission of Publication Ethics/COPE) in all aspects of publication ethics, in particular, protocols of research and publication misconduct. Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan Masyarakat: The Public Health Science Journal requires all articles involving human subjects to respect the principles of research ethics as stated in the Declaration of Helsinki. Research involving animals as subjects are also required to comply with the International Principles for Biomedical Research issued by the International Council of Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS).
For research manuscript involving experiments on live vertebrates and/or higher invertebrates, the corresponding authors must be confirm that all experiments were performed in accordance with relevant guidelines and regulations. The manuscript must include a statement identifying the institute and/or licensing committee approving the experiments, including any relevant details. Manuscripts that lack proper ethical consideration for human or animal subjects will not be accepted for publication.
For experiments that involve human subjects, the authors must identify the committee which approved the experiments and their submission must include statement confirming that informed consent was obtained from all subjects. Authors using phase II and phase III randomized controled trials in their study should refer to the CONSORT Statement for recommendations which facilitates complete and transparent reporting of trial findings.
All animal experiments must adhere to institutional and national guidelines for the care and use of animal subjects, and this should be clearly stated within the manuscript. Manuscripts should contain a statement that advises all efforts were made to minimise animal suffering and reduce the number of animals used, and if available, efforts to utilise alternatives to invivo techniques.
As an important issue, ethical publication should be clear in order to improve the quality of research. Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan Masyarakat: The Public Health Science Journal adjust to meet the ethical standards both for publishers, editors, authors, and reviewers. In order to uphold these ethical standards, the publisher does not have the rights to interfere with the integrity of the contents and the only support to publish in a timely manner.
Here are the ethical standards for editors, authors, and reviewers.