Kesmas: National Public Health Journal

Kesmas: National Public Health Journal as the name change of Kesmas: Jurnal Kesehatan Masyarakat Nasional is a journal published by Faculty of Public Health Universitas Indonesia since August 2006 and has been accredited by Director General of Higher Education July 2009 then re-accredited in 2012 (No.56/DIKTI/Kep/2012) and 2017 (No.32a/E/KPT/2017). Our journal is published quarterly on February, May, August and November.

Kesmas: National Public Health Journal is on public health as discipline and practices related to preventive and promotive measures to enhance health of the public through scientific approach applying variety of technique. This focus includes area and scope such as biostatistics, epidemiology, health education and promotion, health policy and administration, environmental health, public health nutrition, sexual and reproductive health, and occupational health and safety.

Kesmas: National Public Health Journal was first published every two months since August 2006 with 50 pages in every edition and purple cover. Then from August 2012 to February 2014, our journal was published monthly and orange peach cover with picture. Due to managerial restructuring since May 2014, our journal has been published quarterly (February, May, August, November) with additional number of page to 100 pages from 50 pages in every edition and the orange peach cover without any picture. In order of internationalization of journal since August 2015, every edition now consists of 50 pages and articles both in Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia) and English.

Since August 2016 (Volume 11 Issue 1), we publish journal with the new name as Kesmas: National Public Health Journal consisting of articles in English.

The journal employs peer-review mechanism where each submited article should be anonimously reviewed by expert peers appointed by the editor. Articles published in this journal could be in form of original article and invited review article.


Public Health Colloquium 2017

Public Health Colloquium 2017

Dear Sir/Madam,
Kesmas: National Public Health Journal will hold International Public Health Colloquium,
Date : August 28-29th, 2017
Place : Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Indonesia
Time : 8 am – closed

  1. Assoc. Prof. Orawan Kaewboonchoo, PhD* ( Mahidol University, Thailand) with the topic “Writing Qualified manuscript”
  2. M. Prabu Prabowo, MS (Faculty of Humanities, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia) with the topic “ The use of Mendeley in Management of References”
  3. Dr. Dra. Dewi Susanna, MS (Chief Editor of Kesmas: NationalPublicHealth Journal) with the topic “Introduction to Kesmas: PublicHealth Journal”
  4. Eddy Afriansyah, M.Si (Web Programmer of Kesmas: NationalPublicHealth Journal) with the topic “Introduction to Website of Kesmas: Public Health Journal”
  • Participants must have articles in English
  • Willing to publish the articles in Kesmas: National Public Health Journal
  • Article must be foreign affiliated or foreign with domestic affiliated (combined)
  • Willing to follow a series of activities

We here by inform you that manuscript submission period of Public Health Colloquium 2017 is extended until August 14th, 2017. Please make sure that your manuscript meets the requirements. Specifically, the author and/or co-author of the manuscript have international affiliation. Please register to and submit your manuscript to as soon as possible.

We open registration up to August 7, 2017. August 14th, 2017
Please kindly submit the articles by website or e-mail: with subject "IPHC Article”, no later than August 7, 2017 August 14th, 2017.

FREE!! All participants will get accommodation and incentive as much as IDR 1,000,000 (for participants with no accommodation).

For further information, please kindly check on our website or contact us Editorial Office of Kesmas: National Public Health Journal on phone number: +62815-1141-6600 or by e-mail: or jurnalkesmas.ui@gmail.comduring working days and work hours.

Thank you for your kind attention and cooperation.

Best regards,
Dr. Dra. Dewi Susanna, MS
Editor-in-chief Kesmas: National Public Health Journal

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