About the Journal

Focus and Scope

 Journal of Medicine and Health (JMH) focuses on contributing towards science and research development that can be accessed by researchers and academic practitioners.

Journal of Medicine and Health (JMH) is an open access journal, published biannually on every February and August.  JMH receives original research articles, case report, and review articles related to biomedical sciences, clinical medicine, public health sciences, nutritional sciences, and medical herbs sciences. Articles should be written in good English or Indonesian language. All articles will be processed through peer review process.

We are pleased to announce that JMH has been accredited by Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic Indonesia with Decree No. 21/E/KPT/2018. JMH was accepted at the S4 level in SINTA (Science and Technology Index).

Our journal has a publication collaboration with a medical professional organization, namely Perhimpunan Dokter Umum Indonesia (PDUI) Jawa Barat or the Indonesian General Doctors Association (IGDA) West Java (pduijawabarat.org).

Peer Review Process

In the reviewing process, there are at least 2 (two) or more expert reviewers for each manuscript in the related topic. In case of three reviewers, decision will be made from at least two reviewers. Two weeks will be needed for reviewer to complete one round reviewing process. 

Generally, the candidate of reviewers will be chosen based on their reputation in the international publication number and quality. Next step, The Editor send the invitation letter for each candidate of the reviewer. After the candidate of reviewer is informed of their availabilities for reviewing process, Editor create account for each reviewer and then send manuscript by OJS.

All reviewing process are in double blind peer review and managed by editor in the Open Journal System (OJS).

The articles submitted in this journal shall never been published elsewhere. Anti-Plagiarism system is being used to prevent duplication and protect our publications.

The review process may take approximately 5-6 months to be completed. For accepted paper, authors should be requested by the editor to revise the text and major/minor changes, the revised version should be submitted within a month.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

The journal is open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to users or / institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to full text articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or author. This is in accordance with Budapest Open Access Initiative.


This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. LOCKSS Archive


Authors should submit only original work that is not plagiarized and not has been published or being considered elsewhere. Turnitin or other software will be used by the editorial team to check for similarities of submitted manuscripts with existing literature. The maximum allowed similarity index is 20%.

Published by :

Faculty of Medicine, Maranatha Christian University, Bandung, Indonesia 

e-ISSN: 2442-5257

Prof.Dr. Meilinah Hidayat, dr., M.Kes.
Journal of Medicine and Health (JMH)

Faculty of Medicine, Maranatha Christian University, Bandung, Indonesia