Publication Ethics

JIMKI used the guideline of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and the International Committee for Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) for all aspect of publication.

JIMKI accepts publications of scientific papers and research results conducted by undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral medical students. Every year, JIMKI publishes 3 editions. Currently, JIMKI accepts manuscripts in the form of literature reviews, case reports, refresher articles on medical science, practical instructions, and advertorials. Every work submitted to JIMKI will be edited by a peer-reviewer and will go through the editorial process in force.

This following statement clarifies ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the journal manager, author, the editor, and the reviewer.

Duties and Responsibilities of Journal Editors

  • 1. Meet the needs of readers and writers;
  • 2. Making efforts to improve the quality of publications in a sustainable manner;
  • 3. Implement processes to ensure the quality of published papers;
  • 4. Promote freedom of opinion in an objective manner;
  • 5. Maintains the integrity of the author's academic track record;
  • 6. Deliver corrections, clarifications, withdrawals, and apologies when needed;
  • 7. Responsible for the style and format of the written work, while the content and all statements in the written work are the responsibility of the author;
  • 8. Actively soliciting the opinions of writers, readers, peer-reviewed partners, and members of the editorial board to improve the quality of publications;
  • 9. Encourage an assessment of the journal if there are findings;
  • 10. Support initiatives to reduce research and publication errors by asking authors to attach an ethical clearance form that has been approved by the ethical clearance Commission;
  • 11. Support initiatives to educate researchers about publication ethics;
  • 12. Assessing the effect of published policies on the attitudes of authors and peer-reviewed authors and correcting them to increase responsibility and minimize errors;
  • 13. Have an open mind to new opinions or views of others that may conflict with personal opinions;
  • 14. Not maintaining the opinion of yourself, the author, or a third party which may result in non-objective decisions; and
  • 15. Encourage writers, so they can improve their written works until they are fit for publication.

Duties and Responsibilities of Peer-Reviewers

  • 1. Receiving assignments from the editor to review the paper and submit the review to the editor as material for determining the feasibility of a written work for publication;
  • 2. Does not review written works that involve him, either directly or indirectly;
  • 3. Maintain the confidentiality of the authors by not disseminating the results of corrections, suggestions, and recommendations for the manuscripts they are reviewing;
  • 4. Encourage writers to improve their script;
  • 5. Reviewing papers that have been corrected according to predetermined standards; and
  • 6. Reviewing the manuscript in a timely manner according to the style of the journal environment and based on scientific principles (data collection methods, author legality, drawing conclusions, etc.).

Duties and Responsibilities of the Author

  • 1.Ensuring that those included in the list of authors meet the criteria as authors;
  • 2.Responsible collectively for the work and content of the manuscript / article which includes methods, analysis, calculations, and details;
  • 3.State the origin of resources (including funding), either directly or indirectly;
  • 4.Explain the limitations of the study;
  • 5.Respond to comments made by peer-reviewers in a professional and timely manner;
  • 6.Inform the editor if he will retract his written work; and
  • 7.Make a statement that the paper submitted for publication is original, has not been published anywhere in any language, and is not in the process of being submitted to another publisher.

Open Access Policy

This journal is a journal that provides free direct access to any existing content and publications to disseminate and increase the contribution of publications in this journal to contribute an important role in the world of publication and scientific knowledge that is broader and more advanced.


The submitted articles will be checked using Turnitin to detect plagiarism. The articles using plagiarism with similarity is more than 20% from any manuscripts will not be accepted.

Article Processing Charge

Article Submission Charge:
Submitted articles will NOT be charged for submitting articles.

Article Publication Charge:
Accepted peer-reviewed articles will be charged 50,000 IDR for publishing.