Publication Ethics

The Lontar Journal of Community Health ethics statement is based on COPE Best Practice Guidelines for Journals. We are committed to upholding the principles of publication ethics and against all forms of academic disintegration such as plagiarism and other publication malpractices. Submissions are subject to a double-blind peer-review process. The factors that are considered in the review process are relevance, feasibility, significance, originality, legibility, and academic quality. There is no guarantee that the revised text will be accepted. Articles that are rejected will not be reviewed. No study can be included in more than one publication.


Editors Responsibilities

Editors help writers follow author guidelines

The editor can communicate with other editors or reviewers in making the final decision.

Editors assess the publication of manuscripts objectively, regardless of race, religion, gender, seniority, ethnicity, political beliefs, institutional affiliation, or nationality. Editors should relinquish their duties if there is a potential conflict of interest.

Editors must ensure that the documents sent to reviewers do not contain information about the author and vice versa.

Editors 'decisions must be notified to the author along with reviewers' comments unless they contain an offensive or defamatory statement.

The editor must honor the author's request that the order cannot be reviewed by others for any reason.

Editors and all staff are required to maintain the confidentiality of the submitted manuscripts.

If there is a suspicion of an error or dispute in writing, the Editor will resolve it using COPE as a guide.


Reviewers Responsibilities

Reviewers comment on possible errors in research and ethics.

Reviewers must complete work on time and notify the Editors if they are unable to complete the reviewing task.

The reviewer must keep the manuscript confidential


Author Responsibilities

 Authors must certify that their manuscript is their original work and has not been published elsewhere or is being considered for publication elsewhere.

Authors should participate in the peer review process and provide subsequent retraction or error correction.

All the authors mentioned in the manuscript have certainly made significant contributions to this research

All data must be original and authentic.

Authors must notify the Editor of Conflicts of Interest and Funding.

Authors must identify all sources used in the production of their manuscripts in References.

Authors must report any errors found in published manuscripts to the Editor.