Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Kes Mas is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on the epidemiology, biostatistics, nutrition, family health, climate change, infectious and non infectious diseases, health services research, gerontology, child health, adolescent health, behavioral medicine, rural health, health promotion, public health policy and management, health economics, occupational health and environmental health and the understanding of all aspects of public health.


Section Policies


Peer Review Process

All manuscript submission into the Kes Mas, and most other manuscript types, published in Kes Mas undergo thorough peer review. This usually involves review by single blind review, with two independent reviewers for each paper. 


Publication Frequency

Kes Mas publish twice a year, every March 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.


Fees and Fundings

Article-processing charges

Open access publishing is not without costs. Kes Mas  therefore levies an article-processing charge of USD 25 (375.000 IDR) for each article accepted for publication.

For authors from Low-income economics or Lower-middle-income economies countries, article-processing charge waivers or discounts are granted on a case-by-case based in any of the following countries, which were classified by the World Bank in 2017. Click here for information about how the World Bank classifies countries. During submission process, please authors request this waiver. 

Payment for accepted paper transfer to bank account name (please be exact) / beneficiary: Fitriana Putri Utami Bank Name: MANDIRI Bank, KCP Kusumanegara Yogyakarta City: Yogyakarta Country : Indonesia Bank Account # : 137-00-1291927-6 SWIFT Code: BMRIIDJA

The payment also included delivery cost of one hardcopy to corresponding author only. Instructions for money transfer via bank transfer will be provided by the editor with the notification of acceptance for the accepted paper. The waiver will have no effect on the review result of the paper. A waiver is most likely to be denied if it is not asked in this stage.


Language Editing Services

For editors and reviewers to accurately assess the work presented in your manuscript you need to ensure the English language is of sufficient quality to be understood. If you need help with writing in English you should consider to contact the staff of journal name Ratu Matahari through email ratu.matahari@ikm.uad.ac.id.

Using a professional language editing service where editors will improve the English to ensure that your meaning is clear and identify problems that require your review. Please note that the use of a language editing service is not a requirement for publication in the journal and does not imply or guarantee that the article will be selected for peer review or accepted.


Screening for Plagiarism

Screening plagiarsm by using Ithenticate with maximum similarity score 30%.


Ethics Publication

Declaration of Helsinki will be referenced to Kes Mas publication process, so all manuscript submission must have been approved by ethics committee.
Manuscripts may be rejected if the Editor considers that the research has not been carried out within an appropriate ethical framework. In rare cases, the Editor may contact the ethics committee for further information.

The manuscript must include a statement that written informed consent for publication was obtained to Kes Mas