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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, or RTF 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.

Author Guidelines


The manuscript should be written in the following Article Templete The manuscript must be in Microsoft Word (.doc/ .docx or .rtf), and sent to the journal system via online submission by creating an account in this Open Journal System [click REGISTER if you have not had any account yet, or click LOG IN if you have already had an account].

All Author(s)' names and identity(es) must be completely embedded in the form filled in by the corresponding author: email; affiliation; ORCID ID; and Bio Statement (author's short biography is related to research track records such as profile link of google scholar accounts, SINTA ID, SCOPUS ID, etc).

[if the manuscript is written by two or more authors, please click 'Add Author' in the 3rd step of 'ENTER METADATA' in the submission process and then enter each author's data.]

All correspondences, information, and decisions for the submitted manuscripts are conducted through email was written in the manuscript and/or the emails used for the submission. The status of the manuscript can be checked in the OJS by logging into the journal.


Writing Format Articles

Jurnal Kesehatan Holistik receives writings/articles in the form :

  1. Original research,
  2. Review,
  3. Case reports,
  4. Perspective, and
  5. Editorial

Manuscript comprises have main headings: Introduction, Method, Result, Discussion, Conclusions, Conflict of Interest, Acknowledgement, Funding, and References.

Manuscript accepted is written in standard English Language or Indonesian language.

The length of the manuscript is approximately 15 pages (or approximately 7000 words) for original research, review, and case report, written in Candara 11, A4 paper format, margins: Top: 2.03 cm, Bottom: 2.03 cm, Left: 2.03 cm, and Right: 2.03 cm), one column (abstract, figure or table whose size cannot be reduced due to its readability), justified, single-spaced.

Perspective and Editorial have main headings: Tittle, Name and Author's Institution, Abstract, Main Text Conflict of Interest, Acknowledgement, Funding, and References. Main Text are usually solicited, contributed by editorial board members, but unsolicited material may also be considered (approx. 2000 - 3000 words). A maximum of 15 references may be included. Editorials should normally not have tables and figures.



The title should be written short and clear (concise, informative, no abbreviations, and a maximum of 15 words). Recommended to not using abbreviations and unpopular formulas using English and Bahasa.


Name and Author's Institution

All of the authors are written without a degree. In the end, used superscript letters to identify the institution of the authors or authors affiliation (name of the affiliation, address, postal code, and country) and e-mail address. Besides, there is a need for some identification on the author that responsible for correspondence.



Types of accepted papers (Original research, Review, Case reports, Perspective and Editorial) in JKH must following abstract. The abstract should be written in Indonesia and English. One paragraph structure with single spacing and not allowed abbreviations. It should be around 150-250 words. The abstract should explain the brief Introduction, Objective, Method, Results, and Conclusion of your study must be clear. The abstract also should not contain any references or displayed equations. Right below abstracts write keywords of abstract with limited to 3-6 words/phrases, alphabetical order, provide comma between words, and referring to MeSH.



The problems of study, scale, chronology, and state of the arts of the study should be explained. Please note that the last paragraph of the introduction should state the aims or purpose of study



The design, sample size and sampling technique, variables, instruments, procedures, data analysis, and ethical considerations should be explained



Research's Result and Discussion format are separated.

Research's results can be displayed with tables, graphics, or pictures when needed, which clarify the result's display verbally.

Tables and graphics' title or picture's information are made in phrases (not sentences) shortly.

Graphics/picture information is placed below the picture/graphics itself, while the title is placed above it. The title is started with an uppercase letter.

Don't repeatedly write numbers listed on tables in the discussion's text.

Refrain from doing copy and paste table statistic analysis results from the software.


Please do not:

a. Supply files optimized for screen use (e.g., GIF, BMP, PITC, WPG); these typically have a low number of pixels and limited set of colors.

b. Supply files that are too low in resolution.

c. Use tables with pictures.



Discussion's material contains an explanation if the result contained in the research is corresponding with the hypothesis or not, and displays the argument.

Refrain from using reference quote that too long in the explanation.

The citation of research's result or opinions from other people should be abstracted and written in the author's own words (not using the exact words).

Similar researches can be referenced as a group.



The conclusion should be the answer to the research's problem and displayed not with statistic sentence as in the research's result.

The conclusion is not written in numerical data. The conclusion is written in one to two paragraphs. suggestions for new things that contribute to the development of health science



Acknowledgments could be written with thanks to institutions, experts, experts or other bodies that play an important role in the implementation of the research carried out.

Acknowledgments are usually placed after the conclusion.



Explain if there is funding from institutions in research support.



Arranged alphabetically by the last name of the main author. The title of the book is written in capital letters at the beginning of each word that is not a conjunction, while for the journal it is only at the beginning of the word.

The author-year notation system is required and completed. All references mentioned should be written down in reference using APA (American Psychological Association) 7th Edition with a DOI assigned acceptable for citation and references. Articles have a minimum of 20 recent references (last 10 years) and 80% should be journal or main references. References from journal publications should be provided by DOI. All cited references must be mentioned in the in-text citations and should use a reference manager such as Mendeley or EndNote.

See https://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/releases/amp-amp0000191.pdf?_ga=2.247663873.720597782.1556090951-68819641.1556090951 and https://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/releases/amp-amp0000263.pdf?_ga=2.247663873.720597782.1556090951-68819641.1556090951 and https://www.apastyle.org/manual/related/apa-jars-2008.pdf


This is an example of writing references from a journal

Russo M, Martinelli M, Sciorio E, Botta C, Miele E, Vallone G, S. A. (2013). Stool consistency, but not frequency, correlates with total gastrointestinal transit time in children. The Journal of Pediatrics, 163(6), 1188–1192.

This is an example in writing references from a book

Lewis, S.L., Dirksen, S.R., Heitkemper, M.M., Bucher, L., Camera, I.M. (2011). Medical surgical nursing : Assesment and management of clinical problems. St. Louis, Missouri : Mosby, Inc.

This is an example in writing references internet

Poedjanarto (2006). Waktu kinerja produktif PNS, groups.yahoo.com/group/Appreciative, diperoleh tanggal 29 April 2017.


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