About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The term Keluwih comes from keluwih leaf which is one of the symbols of the University of Surabaya. In this symbol, keluwih leaf means high ideals of knowledge (Linuwih).

Keluwih: Jurnal Kesehatan dan Kedokteran is an online, open access, and peer-reviewed journal. JKK is published twice a year (December, June; First published in December 2019). This journal aims to disseminate the results of original research, case report, and critical reviews in the fields of health and medicine. This focus and scope is limited to the fields of pharmacy, medicine, public health, and health biotechnology.


Peer Review Process

Keluwih: Jurnal Kesehatan dan Kedokteran Published by Direktorat Penerbitan dan Publikasi Ilmiah (PPI), University of Surabaya (UBAYA). All manuscripts submitted to Keluwih: Jurnal Kesehatan dan Kedokteran  undergo a rigorous screening and review process to ensure that they fit into the journal's scope and are of sufficient academic quality and novelty to appeal to Keluwih: Jurnal Kesehatan dan Kedokteran  readership. Keluwih: Jurnal Kesehatan dan Kedokteran employs a double-blind peer review, in which both author(s) and reviewers identities are concealed from each other.


Publication Frequency

Keluwih: Jurnal Kesehatan dan Kedokteran (JKK)

Starting from December 2019 JKK published two times a year: December and June


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. This journal is open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to users or / institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to full text articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or author. This is in accordance with Budapest Open Access Initiative.


Screening Plagiarism

Manuscripts submitted to JKK will be automatically screened for plagiarism using Turnitin. Papers found to contain a significant amount of plagiarism (including self-plagiarism) will be automatically rejected.


Editorial Procedures

Our editorial procedures take you step-by-step through the various paths a paper can take once it has been submitted.


Submission to JKK is online only using our editorial system. You will be guided through the process step by step, and you will be able to track the progress of your manuscript through the system. Submission guidelines to JKK can follow the submit tutorial on the journal page.

Errata and Corrigenda

We will publish a correction of your article if a significant error is discovered after publication. An Erratum will be published if we introduced the error; a Corrigendum if the author introduced the error.


Articles may be withdrawn, retracted, removed, or replaced after publication if they contain substantial errors that cannot be corrected by publishing an Erratum or a Corrigendum, or if ethical violations come to light after publication.