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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 editorial board of Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan accepts scientific article in environmental sanitation, health entomology and health microbiology (see: Focus and Scope). 
  • The article should free from plagiarism. The article is being written accordingly to the guideline as well as never or under publication on other media, printed or electronic.
  • The editorial board has full authority in the selection of the submitted article. Article selection is done on paper and objectively.
  • The article which published at Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan does not automatically reflect the Poltekkes Kemenkes Banjarmasin Jurusan Kesehatan Lingkungan view.
  • The article is written in Indonesian or English with font type Cambria 11 and space exactly 1. The paper size is A4 with one column format. The length of the article around 2500-3000 words, including figure, graphic, or table.
  • The article which is published in Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan should be accompanied with the Letter of Copyright Release.
  • All submitted articles should follow the article template which is at the end of this guidance.
The submitted manuscript should be addressed to Editor-in-chief of the Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan. Manuscript must be submitted through online submission by registered users. You can easily register in the journal system. For further question contact us at:

Poltekkes Kemenkes Banjarmasin
Jurusan Kesehatan Lingkungan Banjarbaru
Jl. H. Mistar Cokrokusumo No. 1A Banjarbaru, Kalimantan Selatan, 70714
Phone: (0511)-4781131
E-mail: jurnal.keslingbjb@gmail.com4
Website: www.kesling-poltekkesbjm.com

Principal Contact:
Dr. Junaidi, S.KM, M.S.
Journal Manager
Phone: 0811516919
Email: jun_aidi1204@yahoo.co.id

Support Contact:
M. Rizki Imanuddin
Phone: 081286142617
Email: rizki.imanuddin17@gmail.com


General Princples

As a basic requirement, all articles submitted to the Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan must be original work, which has never been published previously and is submitted exclusively to the Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan. They are written in the format of “Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals” updated December 2016 established by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). The Editorial Board reserves the right to edit all articles in aspects of style, format, and clarity. Authors may be required to revise their manuscripts for reasons of any aspect. Manuscripts with excessive errors in any aspect may be returned to authors for retyping or may be rejected. All manuscripts will be subjected to peer and editorial review. Authors must also supply ICMJE conflicts of interest statement form, copy of ethical approval (when needed), Free Plagiarism Statement, Covering Letter and Statement Form signed by all author(s). Templates are available Here.
The report guides are divided by grouping of study designs, including: CONSORT  for design randomized trial; STROBE  for observasional study; SRQR or COREQ  for qualitative research.


Study Ethics

All submitted papers containing animal experiments and/or involving human subjects should have obtained approval from an independent ethics committee. The copy of approval should be provided to editorial office as mentioned above.

General Principles

This journal follows guidelines from Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) in facing all aspects of publication ethics and, in particular, how to handle cases of research and publication misconduct.


Manuscript submitted must be well structured in English. The author is responsible for Translating and Proofreading the manuscript. Author can use any tools to structure manuscript in English such as Grammarly. There are several requirements for authors regarding manuscript proofreading in order to keep the manuscript quality.

  1. In the final review stage, author has to proofread the manuscript. Proofread must be done by a professional agent for proofreading proofed with statement letter and receipt from the agency. Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan does not provide proofreading except final proofreading in editing stage.
  2. Make sure to turn on "Track and Changes" in Ms. Word to indicate correctness while proofreading the manuscript.
  3. Submit the required documents above to our email : jurnal@kesling-poltekkesbjm.com (subject: Proofread Requirements - xxxxx (followed by manuscript ID)


Document Organization

Make sure all the documents below are ready to be uploaded during submission:

  1. Manuscript (full article with table and graphic in the last page of article)
  2. Tittle page
  3. Copyright Assignment Form (sign by all of authors)
  4. Form conflict of interest (sign by all of authors)
  5. Ethical clearance (for the study with invasive actions) or the research permit (for non-invasive studies)
  6. Table and Graphic (editable version)


Title Page

A separate document from the manuscript and uploaded in the section supplementary file consisting of:

  1. The title of the manuscript in Indonesian and English
  2. Full name of all author
  3. Full address and the name of the institution and postal Code of all the author
  4. Detailed information from corresponding author (name, email and telephone)



  1. Script written in Word format at least MS-Office
  2. Paper used A4 sizewith top margin, down, left and right by 54 cm.
  3. The script is typed with the letter Cambrian typeface, font 11, line and paragraph spacing 1.0
  4. Don’t use bold letters to emphasize the text except for the chapter or sub-chapter.
  5. Don’t use the automated features in your software except for reference manager.
  6. Articles must be submitted in the following structural order: title page and authorship, abstract, keywords, text, conflicts of interest, acknowledgments (if any), references, tables, figures, and legends (if any). 


Abstract and Keywords

  1. Abstract should be an informative summary of your script.
  2. Abstract must follow a predefined structure which includes the introduction, methods, results, discussion and conclusion with a maximum word count of 250 words and a maximum number of keywords 5.
  3. Abstract that contains background written in past tense and present tense, while research objectives, research methods, results and discussion, as well as conclusions are written in past tense.



  1. Entire table must be put separately from the main manuscript. Please put the table in the last page of the manuscript.
  2. Give the table number sequentially in Arabic numerals (Table 1, Table 2, table 3, etc) in the order of the first quote in the text
  3. Give a clear and informative title in each table
  4. Table headermust be written in Cambrian typeface size 10 pt and bold
  5. Table contentwritten in Cambrian typeface size 8 pt with single space
  6. If the table comes from another publication, it is mandatory to include the source



  1. Whole figure or graphic must be put separately from the main manuscript and submitted in 1 separate file as supporting file (Graphic submitted in supporting file must be in an editable version)
  2. Give figure number sequentially in Arabic numbers (Figure 1, Figure 2, Figure 3, etc.) in the order of the first quotation in the text
  3. The image Format can be JPEG/TIFF with a minimum resolution of 300 DPI and dimensions of 1,000 x 1,000 pixels. Color images in CMYK or RGB format.
  4. Letters, numbers and symbols should be clear and evenly distributed, and with sufficient size that when the size is reduced to publication, each item will still be clearly identifiable.
  5. If the image comes from another publication, it is mandatory to include the source. Write down the source right after the figure/ graphic before figure title.


Abbreviations and Symbols

  1. The full term and abbreviations on the first writing should be clearly followed by parentheses, such as the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Then just use the PPE.
  2. The abbreviations used must be those based on international standard.
  3. Weight, volume, etc. must be written with metric standards.



  1. Numbers in both the core text and the table must be displayed as a percentage (%).
  2. Data analysis using averages must be followed by a standard deviation and a median of thousands of data using a comma format, e.g. (IDR 123,300).
  3. Fractional data uses the point format, e.g. (height 172.4 cm).
  4. The significance value must be displayed for example (P = 0.006).



The acceptable contribution includes general support by the institution/institution/head both in the form of technical assistance, and financial support and or materials (including grants). Mention conflicts of interest, if any.



  1. The list of citation and reference libraries used are mandatory using the default citation applications (Mendeley, Zotero, etc).
  2. The Reference is written in the Vancouver Style at least 80% derived from the SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATION of the journal or Proceeding with a maximum of 5 years since the manuscript submitted in Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan.
  3. Unpublished sources, such as manuscript or personal communication, cannot be used as reference text.
  4. References in text, tables, and legends must be numbered in parentheses e.g. (1), (1, 4), (1-3), (1, 3-5) and are quoted sequentially according to the sequence of appearances in the manuscript.
  5. Don’t include references on the abstract list of libraries in the table, images and panels must be in numerical order according to where the item is quoted in the text
  6. Reference from the online journal must include DOI (Digital Object Identifier) or the link of article in the journal website.
  7. Online material, please cite the URL, along with the date you access the website.



The writing style of the Vancouver for the standard JURNAL KESEHATAN LINGKUNGAN: Jurnal dan Aplikasi Teknik Kesehatan Lingkungan

Standard Format for Books

the initials Book of family name writers. Title: Subtitle. Edition (if not the first). Place of publication: publisher; Years.

  • Books with 1-6 authors
  1. Webb P, Bain C. Essential epidemiology: an introduction for students and health professionals. England : Cambridge University Press; 2010.
  • Book with over 6 authors
  1. Fauci AS, Braunwald E, Kasper DL, et al. Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine. 17th ed. New York: McGraw Hill; 2008.
  • Chapters in the book
  1. Vidyadaran S, Ramasamy R, Seow HF. Stem cells and cancer stem cells: Therapeutic Applications in Disease and Injury. In: Hayat MA, editor. New York: Springer; 2012.
  • Ebook
  1. Frank SA. Immunology and Evolution of Infectious Disease [Internet]. Princeton: Princeton University Press; 2002 [cited 2014 December 17]. Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK2394/pdf/TOC.pdf


Standard Format for Journal

  • Manuscript journal 1-6 author
  1. Tresamol VP, Antony MA, Mini KV, Siju J. Seroprevalence of Leptospirosis among Cattle in and Around Thrissur District, Kerala. International Journal of Livestock Research. 2017;7(3): 45-48. https://doi.org/10.5455/ijlr.20170124044946
  • Manuscript Journal of more than 6 authors
  1. Chadsuthi S, Bicout DJ, Wiratsudakul A, et.al. Investigation on predominant Leptospira serovars and its distribution in humans and livestock in Thailand, 2010-2015. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11(2). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0005228



Manuscript types that is acceptable in JURNAL KESEHATAN LINGKUNGAN: Jurnal dan Aplikasi Teknik Kesehatan Lingkungan is Original Research and Literature Review. Due to the complexion of Meta-analysis article, it is decided that the Meta-analysis article should follow the Original Research format.


Original Research

  1. The category of native research if it is a research report written by researchers who actually do research
  2. Researchers describe their hypothesis or research questions and the purpose of this research.
  3. Researchers detailing their research methods.
  4. The results are written in detail as well as an interpretation of data analysis to interpret possible research impacts.
  5. The number of words in the main manuscript is at least 3,500 words and maximum 4,000 words.
  6. List of reference used at least 25.
  7. Writing systematics are as follows:
    1) Title
    Title titles are made short, dense, informative. The title should display the most important result of the research.
    2) Abstract
    See the abstract section above.
    3) Introduction
    Provide an overview of the background of the study, identification of problems, and statements of purpose and hypothesesthat will be tested in this study. The introduction should include data related to problems that develop relatives from similar studies.
    4) Methods
    The researcher's method is expected to provide a detailed description of:Research designs, as well as the population under investigation or the experimental model used.
    - Operational definitions of external variables (results) and instruments used.
    - Methods for estimation and measurement of exposure variables / independent / exposure
    - The classification and categorizationof variables from the value class of the variable used.
    - All stages of statistical analysis and software used.
    5) Results
    - Explanation results are made clear and concise without providing interpretation and extrapolationof the results being reported.
    - Researchers don’t need to provide explanations on the methods at the beginning of the results.
    - The entire results of the analysis and experiments were reported in the manuscript including the results of the analysis of sensitivity and secondary analysis.
    - Reported results are not limited to significant statistic-only results or results selected to support research hypotheses.
    - It is worth mentioning clearly the number of observations in each analysis, as well as information on missing data, how to handle and analysis.
    6) Discussion
    - Researchers are expected to provide reviews and other information needed to put the research findings into the context of the population being observed.
    - Researchers used the complete and balanced sources of the library including studies inconsistent with hypotheses, results and conclusions from current studies.
    - Researchers convey honestly related to the weakness of the research.
    - No need to re-mention the methods or results at the beginning of the discussion.
    7) AcknowledgmentsSee the acknowledgments section above
    8) Conclusion
    The author's is expected to summarize the main findings in brief, solid, and clear and answer research objectives. This conclusion can be concluded with suggestions and things that can be done in the future (if deemed necessary).
    9) References
    See the reference section above


Literature Review

  1. Literature review is a method that is systematic, explicit and remanufactured to conduct identification, evaluation and synthesis of the work of research results and thought results that have been produced by researchers and practitioners.
  2. The purpose of the Literature Writing Review is (1) providing a background/base theory for research to be conducted, (2) study the depth/breadth of existing research on topics to be researched and (3) Answer practitioners ' questions with an understanding of what previous research has produced.
  3. Word count in a main manuscript is at least 4,500 words.
  4. Reference used at least 35.
  5. Writing systematics are as follows:
    1) Title
    Title titles are made short, dense, informative. The title should display the most important result of the research
    2) Abstract
    The abstract for literature review consists of the introduction, discussion, and conclusion 
    3) Introduction
    Introduction gives an overview of the research background, the identifying problems or research questions underlying the constituent literature review. At the end of the section tell the special purpose of the review answering questions.
    4) Discussion
    - Researchers are expected to provide reviews as well as other information needed to put the research findings into the context of the population being observed.
    - The review table goes into this section consisting of the name of the researcher, the title of the research, population, methods, outcomes and conclusions.
    - Researchers used the complete and balanced sources of the library including studies inconsistent with hypotheses, results and conclusions from current studies.
    - Researchers convey honestly related to the weakness of the research.
    - No need to re-mention the methods or results at the beginning of the discussion.
    5) Acknowledgments
    See the acknowledgments section above
    6) Conclusion
    The author's is expected to summarize the main findings in brief, solid, and clear and answer research objectives. This conclusion can be concluded with suggestions and things that can be done in the future (if deemed necessary).
    7) References
    See the reference section above



In publishing, Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan  strongly against any case of plagiarism on its own merits. Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan  commits to deterring plagiarism, including self-plagiarism.

The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted. Papers found with such problems are automatically rejected and authors are so advised. Also, significant parts of the work have not been published.

Before the author submits the manuscript to Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan  please al least to check first for using plagiarism checker. When submitting a published article for an originality check, Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan  recommends using Turnitin Plagiarism Scanner from http://turnitin.com. 

The similarity rate allowed in the improvement a maximum of 15 percent. Before using turnitin for the first time, we highly recommend that the author reads the instruction to use this plagiarism detector.



  1. Manuscript is identical and similar to previous publications it cannot be processed in the Jurnal kesehatan lingkungan (JKL).
  2. If you have doubts (especially in the case of material that you have published), we ask that you continue your submission but by including a copy of the relevant works that are previously issued or works that are being considered by another journal.



Ethics Committe Agreement

The authors must state in writing that the research is conducted under the prevailing laws and regulations. Can be seen also the Helsinki declerracy. The Editor reserves the right to reject papers that don’t include ethical approval for manuscript derived from research with invasive actions.


Informed Consent

Consent for Publication, If your manuscript contains any individual person’s data in any form (including individual details, images or videos), consent to publish must be obtained from that person, or in the case of children, their parent or legal guardian. All presentations of case reports must have consent to publish. You can use your institutional consent form or our consent form if you prefer. You do not need to send the form to us on submission, but we may request to see a copy at any stage (including after publication). See our editorial policies for more information. If your manuscript does not contain any individual persons data, please state “Not applicable” in this section.


Animal Experiments

Studies involving animals must include a statement on ethics approval. In papers describing experiments on living animals, include (1) a full description of any anaesthetic and surgical procedure used, and (2) evidence that all possible steps were taken to avoid animals' suffering at each stage of the experiment. In experiments involving muscle relaxants, describe the precautions taken to ensure adequate anaesthesia. If your manuscript does not report on or involve the use of any animal or human data or tissue, this section is not applicable to your submission. Please state “Not applicable” in this section.


Invasive to Human Intervention

Statement that the experiment was conducted with the understanding and approval of each participant, and the statement that the committee responsible and ethical has approved the trial.


Consent from Potentially Vulnerable Respondents

Studies that involves potentially vulnerable groups, for example children, older persons or adults with learning disabilities), every effort should be made to secure freely given informed consent that participants have actively provided. It has to ensure that they have the opportunity and time to access support in their decision-making (discussing their choice with a trusted adult or relative).

Ethical Statements of Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan (Journal of Environmental Health) in details can be accessed in this link : https://ejournal.kesling-poltekkesbjm.com/index.php/JKL/ec

Publication Ethic of Jurnal Kesehatan Lingkungan (Journal of Environmental Health) in details can be accessed in this link : https://ejournal.kesling-poltekkesbjm.com/index.php/JKL/Publicationethic


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