Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Surya (JS) focuses on health sciences. The scope of this journal is:

  1. Nursing
  2. Midwifery
  3. Pharmacist 
  4. Physiotherapy


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

Jurnal Surya (JS) uses a double-blind peer review process, which means that both the reviewer and author identities are concealed from the reviewers, and vice versa, throughout the review process. There are at least 2 reviewers in each manuscript.
the manuscripts will be accepted when at least two reviewers give an acceptance recommendation.

Authors need to ensure that their manuscripts are prepared in a way that does not give their identity, by separate the title page and the manuscript body.


Publication Frequency

Jurnal Surya is published three times a year in April, August and December


Open Access Policy

SURYA: Jurnal Ilmu Komunikasi Ilmu Kesehatan is an open-access journal that provides immediate, worldwide, barrier-free access to the full text of all published articles without charge readers or their institutions for access. Readers have right to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of all articles in SURYA: Jurnal Ilmu Komunikasi Ilmu Kesehatan. 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.



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Article Processing Charge

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 IDR

Article Publication: 0.00 IDR

The author does not pay article submission fees, the review has been paid for by the journal management.


Publication Ethics




SURYA: Jurnal Media Komunikasi Ilmu Kesehatan its Publisher and all parties followed the scientific publications code of ethics, including the Author, Managing Editor, Editor, Reviewer, and publisher. SURYA: Jurnal Media Komunikasi Ilmu Kesehatan follows guidelines from Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and the International Committee for Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) in facing all aspects of publication ethics and, in particular, how to handle cases of research and publication misconduct.

All studies must be conducted to a high ethical standard and must adhere to local regulations and standards for gaining scrutiny and approval. The work described in your article must have been carried out in accordance with The Code of Ethics of the World Medical Association (Declaration of Helsinki) for experiments involving humans; EC Directive 86/609/EEC for animal experiments.



Confidentiality in Publications Process

Editors and editorial staff maintain the author's confidentiality by not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author. Editors and editorial staff ensure that a submitted manuscript is a blinded-reviewed paper.

Publication decisions

Editors of SURYA: Jurnal Media Komunikasi Ilmu Kesehatan ensure that all the submitted manuscript being considered for publication undergo peer-review by at least two expert field reviewers. The editor may deliberate the decision with other reviewers and editors.

Fair play and editorial independence

Editors evaluate the submitted manuscript objectively for publication. Editors must evaluate the submitted manuscripts exclusively based on their academic merit (importance, originality, study’s validity, clarity) and their relevance to the journal’s scope. Full authority over the publication timing and the entire editorial content of the publication is in the hands of the Editor in Chief.

Disclosure and conflicts of interest

Without the authors' express written approval, editors and editorial staff will not exploit unpublished information revealed in a submitted manuscript for their purposes. Editors will ask another editorial board member to handle manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest.

Involvement and cooperation in investigations

The editors and the publishers will take responsive measures to tackle ethical complaints related to a submitted manuscript or even a published article based on COPE flowcharts guidance.



Reporting Manuscript Standards

Original research should be presented accurately of the research performed and the results, followed by an objective discussion of the significance of the research. The data presented in the manuscript must be accurate based on research results rather than fabrication data. The manuscript should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the research design. Fraudulent or deliberately inaccurate statements are inappropriate and represent unethical behavior.

Originality and plagiarism

Authors should ensure that they have written and submitted only entirely original works, and properly cited others’ work by the references format. Plagiarism takes many forms, from "passing off" another's paper as the author's own, to copying or paraphrasing substantial parts of another's paper (without attribution), to claiming results from research conducted by others.

Authorship of the manuscript

Only persons who have the significant contributions and meet the authorship criteria should be listed as authors in the manuscript: (i) drafted the manuscript or critically revised it for important intellectual content; (ii) have seen and approved the final version of the paper; and (iii) agreed to its submission for publication. (iv) made significant contributions to the conception, design, execution, data collection, analysis, or interpretation of the study.

Disclosure and conflicts of interest

Any conflicts of interest that may be interpreted as influencing the results or their interpretation in the paper should be disclosed by the authors. All funding sources for the project (including grant number or other reference number if any) should be disclosed.

Hazards and human or animal subjects

The manuscript should contain a statement to the effect that all procedures were carried out by applicable laws and institutional guidelines and that the appropriate institutional committee(s) has approved them if the work involves the use of animals or human participants. For experiments involving human subjects, authors must additionally declare in the paper that informed consent was obtained.



Contribution to editorial decisions

Peer review helps editors determine editorial judgments and can assist authors in improving their work through editorial interactions with editors. The core of scientific endeavor is peer review, which is a crucial element of formal academic communication.


Any invited reviewer who feels unqualified to review the research presented in a submission or discovers that it will be impossible to complete the review immediately should notify the editors and decline the invitation to review so that substitute reviewers can be recruited.


Manuscripts submitted for review are confidential information and should be handled as such; they should not be shown to or discussed with anyone except the Editor-in-Chief has permitted to do so (and only in very rare and particular situations). This is true for invited reviewers who choose not to participate in the review.

Standards of objectivity

Reviews should be conducted without prejudice, remarks made with clarity and justification, and then used by the authors in order to enhance their article content. It is wrong to criticize the writers personally.

Disclosure and conflicts of interest

Any invited reviewer who has any connection or relationship with any of the authors, businesses or institutions connected to the manuscript and the work described therein that could be construed as competitive, cooperative, or other relationships or connections should immediately notify the editors to declare their relationships or connections and decline the invitation to review so that substitute reviewers can be contacted.


Plagiarism Screening

This journal can not accept any plagiarism in any manuscript or it will be rejected immediately. The manuscript similarity maximum is 20%. The results of this automated detection are forwarded to the Section Editor and will serve as the preliminary check for plagiarism. Plagiarism may also be identified during the review process by the technical reviewers assigned to the manuscript. Final plagiarism will be done after the author finalizes their reviewed manuscript.