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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, ODT, or WordPerfect document file format. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided. Please using mendeley (vancouver style) to create the references.
  • Dont forget to check our policy such as : copyright and license, rectraction, withdrawal, etc.
  • For the supplementary document, dont forget to submit copyright transfer form and ethical clearence (please see at ethical clearance page)
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Author Guidelines


Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (JRPPS) accepts manuscript in the field of medicine and health. Research paper even case reports are accepted in this journal.

Manuscripts sent to the editors have never been published/published by other scientific journals/magazines and are not being sent to other scientific journals/magazines for publication simultaneously.

The manuscript is written in MS Word format (.doc), written in English based on the Guidelines for the authors below and the General Guidelines for Improved Indonesian Spelling (PUEBI) and General Guidelines for Forming Terms, (abstract is written in English). It is written adjusting to the article template. One article contains 3000-5000 words.

To simplify and optimize the manuscript, the author is recommended to use software tools or tools that have been available such as Mendeley in reference management, KBBI online in maintaining each word according to EYD, and Corel draw in maximizing the resolution of images.


a. Manuscript is 1.5 spaced in A4. The upper, lower, left, and right margin is 2.5 cm. Pages are numbered in the bottom right corner in order after the title page.

b. Title Page contains: title, full names of author(s) and institution(s), e-mail address of the corresponding author, and abstract.

c. Main text should be structured as: introduction (contains main problems, author rationalization of the research importance, main source of the problem, gap analysis,  study approach, and ended with a paragraph of research purpose), research method (method, materials, research location and time, population and sample, measurement technique, and or data analysis), results, discussion, conclusion (included : implication, recommendation and research shortage)

d. Ending: References, symbol information. Reference List contains minimum of 8 reference from published scientific journal.

e. Literature Review is structured as introduction, main text, discussion, and conclusion.

f. Case Report is structure as: abstract, introduction (background, purpose and reports benefits), case report, discussion (included : recommendation).

g. Meta-analysis is structured with the same order as Research Articles.


a. Title is written in English and capitalized in the first letter of each word / Title Case (except conjunction which is written with lowercase), bold, Times New Romance font 12 pt., single-spaced, contains a maximum of 15 words and 3 lines, and centered.

b. Author’s full name is written right below the title, single-spaced. No academic title should be written, no abbreviation, Title cased, no uses of the word “by”. The author’s name is ordered as the first writer, second writer, third writer, and so on.

c. University/ Institution and e-mail address of all writers are written below the full name. All author’s e-mail address should be written.

d. Working unit is centered, written in English based on the order of the author, and numbered in superscript. Name, address, and e-mail address is written in the center, below the working unit.


a. The abstract contains main problems, background, purpose, method, and main findings of the research. It is written narratively, contains a maximum of 200 words, single-spaced, without the title “Background:”, “Method:”, “Results:”, “Conclusion” and such.

b.The abstract is written in English and Indonesian respectively.

c. The abstract is typed in Times New Romance 12 pt., without indentation in the first sentence.

d. The Abstract contains keywords. The keyword should be 3-7 words each phrase.



a. Every subtitle is typed in Time New Romance 12 pt., bold, and is not numbered.


Abstract: Structured abstracts are required for all papers and should include objectives, methods, key findings and conclusions. Approximate length: 200-350 words

Keywords: Three to six keywords should be supplied for all papers.

Introduction: An introduction should provide a background to the study (appropriate for an international audience) and should clearly state the specific aims of the study. Please ensure that any abbreviations and all symbols used in equations are fully defined.

Materials and Methods : This section should describe the materials and methods used in sufficient detail to allow the study to be replicated. Please include details of ethical approval in this section.

Results: This section should provide detailed response rates. It is essential to include statistical analyses or other indicators to enable assessment of the variance of replicates of the experiments. Data should not be repeated in figures and tables.

Discussion: The discussion section should summarize the main findings of the study, followed by a critique of the strengths and limitations of the research. The results should then be discussed in the context of international published literature and the contribution made to the field. Any policy limitations should be included. 

Conclusions: A brief conclusions section should summarise the salient findings of the study. Authors are strongly advised to emphasise the contribution made to the field by their study in this section.

Tables: Please keep the number of tables to a minimum. Tables should be numbered consecutively (Table 1, Table 2 etc) and each table must start on a separate page at the end of the manuscript. Each table must have a title. Each table legend, in paragraph form, should briefly describe the content and define any abbreviations used. If values are cited in a table, the unit of measurement must be stated. Tables should not be ruled.

Figures: Please keep the number of figures to a minimum. Each figure must have a title. Each figure legend, in paragraph form, should briefly describe the content and define any abbreviations used. If values are cited in a figure, the unit of measurement must be stated. Graphs must have clearly labelled axes. A key may be included if appropriate. It is in the author's interest to provide the highest quality figure format possible.

Acknowledgements: Funding acknowledgements should be written in the following form: “This work was supported by xxx [grant number xxx]”. If the research has not been funded by any specific project grant, please include the statement: “This research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors”

References: All citations in the text must appear in the reference list and vice versa. At the end of the manuscript, references should be listed in alphabetical order. One-word titles are never abbreviated. Article identifiers, such as the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) or PubMed Unique Identifier (PMID), may be included as appropriate. State the references according to the format of APA Style.

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This journal is an open journal that is available worldwide.

All published articles can be accessed by readers, privately or via institutions. Readers have the right to read, download, copy, distribute, distribute, print, search, and link all articles in JRPPS.

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The author stated that the manuscript submitted to JRPPS is free of any sort of plagiarism and has never been published in any journal.