Poltekita : Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan (e-ISSN: 2527-7170, p-ISSN: 1907-459X) is a double-blind peer-reviewed electronic journal. This letter explains the ethical rules of conduct established by all parties involved in the publication of articles into this journal, including the authors, the editor in chief, the editorial board, peer-reviewer as well as publisher in this case is Universitas Airlangga. This statement is adopted under COPE's Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

ETHICAL GUIDELINE FOR JOURNAL PUBLICATION
The publication of an article using peer-reviewed process in Poltekita : Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan is very important to build health science. This is a real reflection of the work or the research of the authors and institutions from which they came from. The peer-reviewed article ensures the correct scientific method and maintains Poltekita : Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan quality standards. Therefore, it is very important for all parties involved in the Poltekita : Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatanpublications to maintain ethical standards of good worth as writers, editors, peer reviewers, publishers and society in general.

Poltekkes Kemenkes Palu as the publisher of Poltekita : Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan carries out its responsibility to maintain the quality standard of publishing an article in every publishing stage seriously and we understand the responsibilities and ethics that must be maintained. We are committed to keeping the Poltekita : Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan sponsorship, printing, distribution and commercialization of having no impact or effect on editorial decisions on an article.
 
PUBLICATION DECISIONS
The editor-in-chief of Poltekita : Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan is responsible for determining the manuscripts that have been submitted to be peer reviewed and if the manuscript is meeting the editorial policies and journal's requirement it will be published. Validation of research or literature review and the importance of the manuscript for scientific development, subsequent researchers as well as readers of Poltekita : Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan has always been a major consideration in decision making. Editors of Poltekita : Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan may refer to the Board of Editors directives and always refer to the rules and regulations that exist in the Republic of Indonesia regarding copyright and plagiarism. Chairman of the board of editors may authorize other members of the editor for decision-making by observing the peer review results.
 
EQUALITY
The editor will always uphold the sense of fairness and fairness at all times in evaluating the manuscript regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, religion and belief, ethics, citizenship or political ideology of the author.
 
CONFIDENTIALITY
Editors and all editorial staff are not allowed to disclose information about manuscripts that have been signed by Poltekita : Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan to anyone other than to the corresponding author, editorial board and publisher if feasible.
 
DISCLOSURE AND CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
Unpublished material from a manuscript enters Poltekita : Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan is not allowed to be used by the editor as a form of his own research without written consent or written consent from the author.
 
AUTHORS 'RESPONSIBILITY
Reporting standards
The author of an original research article must present the results openly and objectively discuss the significance of the manuscript he made. The data underlying the writing of the manuscript must be accurately displayed therein. A manuscript must contain sufficiently detailed explanations for other researchers to replicate the research. Report fraud and consciously writing statements that are inconsistent with data are actually part of unethical and unacceptable scientific behavior.
 
Originality and Plagiarism
The author must ensure that the manuscripts made are original research results and if the authors refer or use the thoughts, data or writings of others must be properly and properly disitasi. Each major author is required to sign a Statement of Originality on 6000 stamp duty (attached). Poltekita : Jurnal Ilmu Kesehatan recommends using the paraphrase of ideas or sentences from others with the corresponding citation with the guide for the author.
 
Dual Publication (Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication)
The author should not publish the same manuscript to more than one journal simultaneously. Such behaviors are included as unethical and unacceptable publications.
 
Acknowledgment of Sources
Appropriate source recognition should always be performed by the author in the use of the source of the article or reference used in manuscript. The author should only mensitasi articles that are influential and relevant to the manuscript he wrote.