Author's Guidelines

JPP (Jurnal Kesehatan Poltekkes Palembang) is published 2 (two) times each year (June and December) publishing research-based articles and literature-based papers in nursing, midwifery, environmental health, midwifery, nutrition, dental health, health analysts and public health as applicable.

The uploaded article is an article that has never been published before, and will never be published in whole or in part in a print/online version elsewhere.

Fully written articles as appropriate (article template):

Writing Guide:

The title is written in Indonesian and English with a maximum of 25 words without including the year, The title is made clear, concise and attractive (Center, Times New Roman font 12, space 1)

Author Name written: first author, second author, third author

Affiliation: Name of Institution, Province, Country

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Background: This template is a guide format for writing articles in the Health Journal of Poltekkes Kemenkes Palembang which has been adapted to the style of the JPP journal environment. All authors must follow the instructions given in this guide. This document can be used as a reference in writing your manuscript. Make sure not to change the existing styles in this template, including font type and size, spacing, indent spacing, and so on. The maximum number of pages for the JKPP journal is 8 pages. background (1-2 sentences), research objectives (1 sentence). Abstract writing is a maximum of 250 words in Indonesian and English, font using Times New Roman 11 points, spaced 1.

Methods: materials and methods are written in 3-5 sentences.

Results: the research results are written in 3-5 sentences.

Conclusion: the conclusion is written in 1 sentence made in 1 (one) paragraph.

Keywords: Minimum 3 words, maximum 5 words (capital letters are only found in the first keyword, separated by a comma and not ending with a period in the last keyword.


The introduction contains the background of the research problem described by the inverted pyramid method starting from the global, national and local levels. Include references (relevant literature or research results) using the source number in each sentence after the dot (.) which is adjusted to the Bibliography, for example:………..The results of the study report that the incidence of anemia in pregnant women in the working area of Puskesmas A Kota Palembang as many as 25 cases.1

The number of pages in the introduction is 1-1.5 pages or 3-5 paragraphs, each paragraph begins with a word that indents into 5 digits. The final section of the introduction lists the research objectives. The introduction is written using Times New Roman 11 point (upright) with 1 space.


This section describes the type and design of the study, the location and time of the study, the population and sample, sampling techniques, data collection techniques, data analysis, and data presentation. Research that uses tools and materials, needs to write down the specifications of the tools and materials used. Qualitative research such as case studies, phenomenology, ethnography, and others, need to add a description of checking the validity of research results. Writing using Times New Roman 11 point (upright) with 1 space.

Paragraphs begin with words that are indented into 5 digits and may not use the organization of writing into sub-headings in this section, displayed in 1-2 paragraphs.


The results of the study describe the characteristics of the research subjects, univariate analysis, bivariate analysis and multivariate analysis (if any). Interpretation of research results is made in the form of a narrative, tables and figures are made at most 3 Tables / Figures. Writing uses Times New Roman 11 point (upright) with 1 space. The paragraph begins with a word that is indented into 5 digits and may not use writing into sub-chapters for each variable.

Table 1. Table Format (According to the article template)

The discussion contains reasons that explain the results of research and other studies that support and are not in line with the research results obtained. It is not allowed to repeat the sentence on the interpretation of the tables and graphs of the results of the analysis, but the results can be grouped for interpretation and discussion based on the theory and results of previous research. Writing uses Times New Roman 11 point (upright) with 1 space. The paragraph begins with a word that is indented into 5 digits and may not use the organization of writing into sub-headings for each variable.


The conclusion contains a brief and clear description of the results and discussion with reference to the research objectives. Suggestions are prepared based on the research findings that have been discussed. Suggestions may refer to practical action, the development of new theories, and/or further research. Writing conclusions and suggestions using Times New Roman 11 points (upright) with 1 space. The paragraph begins with a word that is indented into 5 digits and may not use numbering. And displayed in 1 paragraph.


If necessary, thanks can be given to: those who provided financial assistance and support, support from departments and institutions, and who contributed to the preparation of the report.


The bibliography is written according to the Vancouver writing rules. All references used in writing the bibliography are numbered according to their appearance in the article. Include only used and relevant literature. Reference sources at least 80% in the form of libraries published in the last 10 years. Reference sources in the form of journals from articles of at least 60% of the total bibliography. The references used are primary sources in the form of research articles in journals or research reports, books or related articles from official sources. To maintain consistency in the way of referring, citing and writing bibliography we recommend using standard reference applications such as Endnote, Mendeley, Zotero, RefWorks or Colwiz.