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As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

The article is the result of research study in public health. Article can be written in Indonesian or English. Article is written by using Microsoft Word processor, with Arial font and size 11, 1.5 spacing, 2 cm margins on all sides. Formula and equation are written by Microsoft Equation. Number of pages are 14-18, A4 paper size, in a single column. Article is submitted to the editorial staff online through http://journal.unnes.ac.id/sju/index.php/ujph/index

Author Guideline as follows is also available in PDF file in here.

- Research result article consists of:

Title, author's name, abstract, key words, introductions, methods, results, discussions, conclusions and recommendations, and references.

- Review article (systematic review) consists of:

Title, author’s name, abstract, key words, introductions, methods, results and discussion, conclusion, and references.

- Case report article consists of:

Title, author’s name, abstract, key words, introductions, case report, discussion, conclusion, and references.


Writing Guide


  • Title is written in Indonesian language and informative, concise, and not too long or short (5 -12 word).
  • Consists of the variables under study and describes the content of the manuscript.
  • Title does not contain abbreviations or formulas.
  • Author's name is written under the title (without a degree), equipped with  institution name and address, and author’s e-mail.

Abstract and Keyword

  • Abstract is concisely written, about the most important ideas and contain the problems or research objectives, research method, and research results.
  • Written in Indonesian and English language with 150-200 words maximum.
  • Keywords contains main words consisting of 3-5 words


Introduction is presented in an integrated manner without sub title. It is written in the form of paragraphs with a length of 15-20% of the articles length, and contains:

  • Background or research rational
  • Theoretical basis (literature review in brief)
  • Research objective

Method is written with a length of 15-20% of the articles length and contain:

  • The study design
  • Data collection techniques and data sources
  • Method of data analysis

Results and Discussion

Results and discussion are presented with a length of 60-70% of the articles length. The results represent a major part of scientific articles containing:

  • Results of data analysis
  • Results of hypothesis testing
  • It can be presented with a table or graph to clarify results verbally
  • Discussion is an important part of the entire scientific article. The purposes of the discussion are: answer the research problem, interpret the findings, integrate the findings of research into the existing knowledge, and formulate a new theory or modify the existing theories.
  • Serial number that is used is number (1), (2), (3), and so on, do not need to use a composite numbers. Hyphens should not change the serial number.


  • Conclusions contain answers to the research questions
  • Written in essay form, not in numerical form.


  • Contain literatures that are referenced in the content, arranged alphabetically, and written in the Harvard system.
  • Fully written, appropriate with the references in the content
  • Only load literatures referenced in the content
  • Source of references are 80% from literatures published last 10 years.
  • References are at least 80% from research articles in journals or research reports.
  • Article should refer to the article published in the Unnes Journal of Public Health.
  • Bibliography format is as follows:



Broer, M.R. & Zernicke, R.F. 1979. Efficiency of Human Movement. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company.

Articles in journals or magazines:

Saifudin, A.B. 1997. Issues in Training for Essential Maternal

Healthcare in Indonesia. Medical Journal of Indonesia, 6 (3):


Articles / news in newspaper (without the name of the author):

Tempo Interaktif. 28 March 2018. Malaria, p.4.

Republika. 27 March 2016. Indoor Pollution, p.2.

Research report, Master Thesis, and Doctoral Thesis:

Ahmad, W. 2015. The Pollution Effects of the Wastewater Flow on the Water Quality in Wadi Sarida Catchment / West Bank. Master Thesis. Birzeit: Birzeit University.

Papers seminars, workshops, refresher:

Sudirman, H.  2019. A Systematic Review on Travel Medicine Practice to Control Transmission of Communicable Diseases. Presented in 5th International Conference in Public Health, Solo, 13-14 February.