Author Guidelines


Once you have prepared your manuscript according to the instructions below, all manuscripts should be submitted online via Online Journal System at the website. All submissions will be reviewed to ensure compliance with accepted standards for ethical practice in research. A paragraph explaining the how ethical considerations were addressed should be included in each submission, and if not, a cover letter to the Editor explaining why must accompany the submission. The Conflict of Interests Declaration should be submitted to GLOBAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT JOURNAL (GMHJ) together with Ethic Committee Approval and Authorship Statement as supplementary files.



  • Research article includes original research paper in quantitative, qualitative or both.
  • Review refers to systematic review, literature review, and topical issues of interest related to health and applied science in health
  • Best practice highlights real-world innovative public health programs and activities, including evaluation of existing health and applied science programs
  • Photo essays mostly comprise of high-resolution photographs that relate to health and well-being. The photographs can broadly describe the extension of political, social, and environmental determinants of health. Authors hold the right to reproduce the photographs and must able to provide GLOBAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT JOURNAL (GMHJ) with permission to reproduce.
  • Perspectives discuss current issues or interests in which an author's perspective sheds incisive key findings in studying health and applied science in health. Other appropriate topics include discussions of methods, books, or meeting highlights. 


A. Title page should be separated from the body manuscript. It contains of manuscript’s title, authors’ name, affiliation, and corresponding author. 

    • Title should be clear and informative with a maximum 100 characters.
    • List of authors. All authors should be listed using first name and last name with coma (,) between author’s names. 
    • Academic affiliation should be numbered following author’s name using superscript and complete affiliation should be typed below author’s name. 
    • The corresponding author should be specified, indicated with (*) and an email address for correspondence should be provided.

B. Abstract must be written in English only, single spaced and not exceeding 300 words. Abstract must be in text only and should include Background (contains the justification of the study), Aims, Methods, Results and Conclusion. Authors should provide at least three keywords to enable online search. Authors can use MeSH on Demand to identify the Keyword similar with PubMed articles that might be relevant to your submitted text.

C. Manuscripts should be typewritten in English with 2.5 cm (1 inch) margins all around, 11-point Times New Roman font, one column, and 1.5 line-spacing with a maximum 3000 words as shown in the manuscript sample. 

I. Research and Review Article, and Best Practices should include these following sections : 

    • Introduction should display the rationale and justification of the research and also aims of the study.
    • Methods.  This section should clearly present study design, research procedures, sample size calculations, measurements, and statistical techniques applied.   
    • Results section should be presented in text, accompanied by tables and figures to help describe the narrative findings. Whenever possible, place the tables and figures close to the text and refer the text by specific table or figure numbers. Tables and figures should be numbered, made in single-spaced and placed in the center of the text. Title should be placed above the tables/figures. 
    • Discussion section presents interpretation of research findings, comprehends the present findings to relevant previous research and theories. Statements of strengths and study limitations are encouraged to be written to help researchers and policy makers in designing future studies. 
    • Conclusion section should covers major findings of the study and policy recommendations.

II.  Photo essays mostly comprise of 10-15 high resolution photographs with 500-1000 words (excluded the Author Details and References) of text on a topic that relates to health and well-being. No abstract is required for Photo essay. However, the description should lift the emotion of story or event that able to connect the content to health problems and solutions. Abstract is not required.

III. Perspectives are usually between 2000 and 4000 words total (including main text, references and figure legends). A basic viewpoint and the implications of the research should be described in the main text. Abstract is not required.

D. Tables and figures should be submitted in editable Word or Excel format (not picture), and be numbered consecutively in arabic numerals and should be placed near the indicated text. The position of each table and figure in the text should be clearly mentioned follow the order.

E. Acknowledgements: If any, acknowledgement of persons, organizations, and funding sources, should be placed before the reference section.

F. Conflict of interest: The authors must disclose in writing any financial interests or other conflicts which can influence the conclusions and outcomes of studies. Conflict of interest must be declared in the manuscript.



Since July 2019, Yayasan Aliansi Cendekiawan Indonesia Thailand, the publisher for Global Health Management Journal and Proceedings of the International Conference on Applied Science and Health has been registered as a Member of Crossref. Thus, the styles for citation and reference format have changed to APA style 6th edition with DOI number. If you have the DOI for the journal article, you should include it in the reference, otherwise, it is not necessary. Use this DOI Simple Text Query to list all possible DOIs at your references.

In-text citation

The GLOBAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT JOURNAL (GMHJ) adopting APA style 6th citation style.  

The APA in-text citation is in the format (author, year). 


  • Anxiety and depression have been identified as more commonly in children and adolescents with long-term physical conditions (Dantzer, 2003; Pinquart & Shen, 2011).

When directly quoting from a text you must include a page number in the citation as given in the examples below. Including page numbers in all other circumstances is not required however, it is best practice to do so when referring to part of a work (e.g. a paragraph or chapter in a book). When referring to an entire work that covers a single topic (e.g. a journal article) it is not required.


  • Indeed, one researcher commented that “technological innovations have saved or extended the lives of many patients” (Lumby, 2001, p. 44).

Reference list

For papers with more than six authors, the first six should be quoted followed by "et al." Periodical (Journal) abbreviations should follow those used by PubMed (

Your reference list should be ordered alphabetically by author and then chronologically by year of publication. The APA 6th style requires the references to be indented as illustrated below in the examples.

For instances of multiple articles with the same authors and years of publication, please check the APA publication manual or Academic Writer. 

Example of references

Journal article

Macnab, A. J. (2019). Teach your children well. GHMJ (Global Health Management Journal), 3(2), 40-44.

Book section

Bongaarts, J. (1983). The proximate determinants of natural marital fertility. Determinants of fertility in developing countries: A summary of knowledge, Part A. Washington DC: National Academy Press, 85-114.

Entire book

World Health Organization. (2007). Adolescent pregnancy [electronic resource]: unmet needs and undone deeds: a review of the literature and programmes. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization Press.


Widyastari, D. A., Shaluhiyah, Z., & Widjanarko, B. (2009). The influence of internet exposure on adolescents’ sexual attitudes: a study among secondary school students in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia. (Master Degree, Thesis Book), Universitas Diponegoro, Semarang.

Conference proceedings

Macnab, A. J. (2018, August). Global Health: Challenges and opportunities of translating policy into practice. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Applied Science and Health (No. 3, pp. 1-3).


For better results, we encourage the authors to use the reference manager tools, however, need to check the information should be completed. For working examples to follow as you prepare your reference lists and cite sources, authors may see the example HERE

Authors are required to check whether the references have been registered in Crossref and have DOI number. Click HERE! Or kindly use this link: