Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The focus and scope of the journal is to discuss about research and critical-analytical studies in the field of behavior science and health promotion. The topics include organization behavior, health education, health empowerment, health politics, social determinant of health, health communication, and social and cultural health.


Section Policies

Research Article

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Articles are considered for publication with the condition that they have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere.

Each article will be reviewed by two reviewers using a double-blind review.


Publication Frequency

his journal is published by the Faculty of public health, Muhammadiyah University of Palu in 3 times a year (January, may and September).


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.



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Publication Charges

Manuscript Handling fee

Authors are charged a handling fee of (350,000 IDR) for each accepted manuscript in MPPKI (Media Publikasi Promosi Kesehatan Indonesia): The Indonesian Journal of Health Promotion

Readers can read and download any full-text articles for free of charge.

Payment of Manuscript Handling Fee

Once a manuscript has been accepted, the corresponding author will be contacted to make the necessary payment of the manuscript handling fee. Kindly note that on the manuscript management system, the payment option is only enabled for manuscripts that have been accepted for publication.


Screening for Plagiarism

The submitted manuscript would be check for plagiarism using by: