Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

GLOBAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT JOURNAL (GHMJ) focuses on health field with strong preference (but not limited) on public health in general, maternal and child health, nursing, midwifery, sexual and reproductive health, public health nutrition, environmental health, occupational health and safety, health promotion, health economics in South East Asia and other regions.

Applied science in health also becomes one of our priority, especially in the field of health information and technology, innovation in health, and development of devices, medicines, vaccines, procedures and systems developed to solve a health problem and improve quality of lives.


Section Policies

Research Articles

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Best Practice

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Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted to GLOBAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT JOURNAL (GHMJ) will undergo a double-blind peer review where both reviewer and author’s identity will not be disclosed. 


Publication Frequency

Global Health Management Journal will issue its publication in FebruaryJune, and October. Howeever, with its ONLINE FIRST policy, if a manuscript is considered particularly timely, the journal may consider it for publication in Online First section of the website. This will mean the paper is published ahead of the triannual issue, but will be removed from the Online First section and incorporated into the completed triannual issue once it is published.


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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GLOBAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT JOURNAL (GHMJ) adopts authorship policy as recommended by International Journal of Medical Editors (IJME) as follow:

  1. Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work; or the acquisition, analysis or interpretation of data for the work
  2. Drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content
  3. Final approval of the version to be published
  4. Agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved.

A written statement outlining each author’s contribution must be submitted with each manuscript and can be uploaded via GHMJ‘s online journal management system. Individuals or organizations who have contributed to the manuscript but who do not meet all of the authorship criteria should be listed in the paper’s Acknowledgements. 

An example is below:

AB was responsible for the design, drafting, analysis of data, and editing of the manuscript.

CD was responsible for the design, drafting and editing of the manuscript

EF was responsible for reviewing and editing the manuscript and overseeing the data analysis.

GH was responsible for the reviewing and editing the manuscript.

IJ was responsible for providing analytical advice, reviewing and editing the manuscript.

KL was responsible for the reviewing and editing the manuscript and contributing to the design of the manuscript.

The Corresponding Author takes sole responsibility for all communications with the journal throughout the publication process. This includes managing communications between author(s) and journal editor(s), ensuring the completeness and accuracy of all content provided to the journal, such as article proofs, journal forms, ethics committee approval, authorship statement and each author’s Conflict of Interests Declaration. The corresponding author should be available throughout the submission and peer review process to respond to editorial queries in a timely way and should be available after publication to respond to critiques of the work and cooperate with any requests from the journal for data or additional information after publication.

Requests to remove or add authors after manuscript submission or publication must be accompanied by signed agreement fromall authors before manuscript being published.


Conflict of Interests

Authors should not signing any agreement with sponsors that interfere with authors’ access to all of the study’s data or that interfere with their ability to analyze and interpret the data and to prepare and publish manuscripts independently. Each author must declare their potential conflict of interest as a result of financial relationships (such as employment, consultancies, stock ownership, honoraria, patents, and paid expert testimony) by signing author’s Conflict of Interests Declaration.


Copyright and Open Access

Authors must sign a Copyright Transfer Agreement prior the publication. GLOBAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT JOURNAL is an open access following Creative Commons License Deed – Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0). Users are allowed to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format as well as remix, transform, and build upon the material with one condition--appropriate credit is given to the journal. 

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