Peer Review Policy

Medical and Health Science Journal (MHSJ) is published by Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama Surabaya. All research articles published in MHSJ will undergo a complete peer review with the characteristics below:

  • All research articles are reviewed by at least two experts whose qualifications are according to the Double Blind Peer Review method
  • All publication decisions are made by the Editor-in-chief based on the reviews received.
  • Editorial Board members provide insight, advice, and guidance to the Editor-in-chief in general and to assist in making decisions about acceptance of manuscripts.
  • The Managing Editor and Editorial Assistant provide administrative support that enables Medical and Health Science (MHSJ) to maintain the integrity of peer reviews while ensuring fast turnaround and maximum efficiency for writers, reviewers and editors.

Peer reviews of referenced papers

The Medical and Health Science (MHSJ) editorial board will immediately decide whether to accept, reject or request revisions of referenced papers based on editorial reviews and insights. Additionally, Editors will have the option to search for additional reviews when needed. Authors will be provided with suggestions by the editor when further review and improvement is needed.