1. The article submitted to this online journal will be double blind reviewed at least 2 (two) reviewers.
  2. The acceptance or rejection of articles will be decided by the editorial boards based on the review results supplied by the reviewers.
  3. Authors whose papers are rejected will be informed with the reasons of the rejection.
  4. There are no communications between authors and editors concerning the rejection decision.


HTMJis published twice a year in May and November. Every issue consist of 9 - 11 articles.



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.


Hang Tuah Medical Journal (HTMJ) Editorial board recognizes that plagiarism is not acceptable and therefore establishes the following policy stating specific actions (penalties) upon identification of plagiarism/similarities in articles submitted for publication in JPKI. JPKI use Turnitin originality checking software as the tool in detecting similarities of texts in article manuscripts and the final version articles ready for publication. A maximum of 25% of similarities is allowed for the submitted papers. Should we find more than 25% of the similarity index, the article will be returned to the author for correction and resubmission.