Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Moluccas Health Journal is a journal developed to disseminate and discuss the scientific literature and other research on the development of health especially nursing and public health. This journal contains a script on Health Sciences that includes:

  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Public health
  • Environmental Health
  • Mental health
  • Community nursing
  • Critical care nursing
  • Medical nursing
  • Pediatric nursing
  • Medical-surgical nursing
  • Maternity nursing


Section Policies

Original Research Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Review Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Article submitted to Moluccas Health Journal going through two types of reviews are:

  • Review by peer reviewers who come from outside of this journal, who has expertise relevant to the article. In this case, applied the "blind peer review process," meaning that the author does not know the reviewers who reviewed the article. The final results of the peer review is a "RECOMMENDATION".
  • Review by the editor of this journal, who produced the "DECISION". After receive the decision "ACCEPTED", the article will enter the editing stage, then continue towards the scheduling stage to be published in a certain volume and issue.


Publication Frequency

The Moluccas Health Journal publishes articles 3 times a year, each in April, August and December. Each publication can be downloaded freely on the website https://ojs.ukim.ac.id/index.php/mhj/index. Articles that have been reviewed and declared "accepted", but have not been submitted within the scheduled time period (for example: received in March and will be published in April), will be displayed in the "CURRENT" menu as well as on the front page (HOME) marked "PROGRESS".


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.