The Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement :

Publication Ethic

Media Gizi Ilmiah Indonesia using guidelines issued by the Committee on Publication Ethics (Commission of Publication Ethics / COPE). Media Gizi Ilmiah Indonesia requires that all articles involving human subjects to respect the principles of research ethics as stated in the Declaration of Helsinki. As for research involving animals as subjects are also required to comply with the International Principles for Biomedical Research issued by the International Council of Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS). Ethical publication should be clear in order to improve the quality of research. Media Gizi Ilmiah Indonesia COPE adjust to meet the ethical standards both for publishers, editors, authors, and reviewers.

Here are the ethical standards for editors, authors, reviewers and publisher.

Duties of the Editors

  • Editors should be responsible for every article published in Media Gizi Ilmiah Indonesia.
  • Editors should help authors to follow the Guidelines for author.
  • Editors may communicate with other editors or reviewers in making the final decision.
  • An editor has to evaluate the manuscript objectively for publication, judging each on its quality without looking to nationality, ethnicity, political beliefs, race, religion, gender, seniority, or institutional affiliation of the authors. Editors should decline the assignment when there is a potential for conflict of interest.

  • Editors need to ensure the document sent to the reviewers does not contain the information of the author, vice versa.
  • Editors’ decision should be informed to authors accompanied by reviewers’ comments unless they contain offensive or libellous remarks.
  • Editors should respect requests from authors that an individual should not review the submission if these are well reasoned and practicable.
  • Editors and all staffs should guarantee the confidentiality of the submitted manuscript.
  • Editors will be guided by the COPE flowcharts if there is a suspected misconduct or disputed authorship.


Duties of the Reviewers

  1. Reviewers commented on the possibility of errors in ethical research and publications.
  2. Reviewers should do the job on time and notify the Editor if they can not finish the job.
  3. Reviewers must maintain the confidentiality of the manuscript.
  4. Reviewers should not be receiving and reviewing the manuscript if there is a potential conflict of interest between them and the authors.

Duties of the Authors

  1. The author ensures that the material to be published have not been published and sent to another place simultanously
  2. Authors must ensure the authenticity of their research and they have cited the others opinion correctly in accordance with the reference format.
  3. The author is not involved in plagiarism.
  4. Authors must follow the criteria described in the guideline writing to the author of Media Gizi Ilmiah Indonesia.
  5. Authors are not advised to publish any personal information that may make the patient recognizable identity in the form of the description section, photograph or genealogy. When photographs of patients is very important and indispensable as scientific information, the authors have received approval in written form and has clearly stated it.

  6. In the case of experiments on humans, the authors state that the study was in accordance with the ethical standards of the Helsinki declaration, which leads the human experiment. If there are doubts raised whether the study took place in accordance with the declaration, the author should explain it. In the case of experiments on animals, the author has certified that the author has followed the guidelines and abroad with regard to animal experiments in the laboratory.

  7. Authors must submit the data and details to the editor, if suspected falsification or fabrication of data.

  8. The authors should explain everything that can give rise to a conflict of interest such as employment, research costs, consulting fees, and intellectual property on guidelines for Media Gizi Ilmiah Indonesia writers

Duties of the Pusblisher

Handling unethical publishing behavior

In cases of suspected or proven scientific misconduct, fraudulent publication, or plagiarism, the publisher, in close collaboration with the editor, will take appropriate actions to clarify the situation and amend the disputed article. This includes promptly publishing corrections, clarifications, or, in severe cases, retracting the affected work. The publisher, along with the editor, should take reasonable steps to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, and under no circumstances should they encourage or intentionally allow such errors to take place.

Access to journal content

The publisher is committed to the permanent availability and preservation of scientific research and ensures accessibility by partnering with organizations and maintaining our own digital archives.


Editors of the Media Gizi Ilmiah Indonesia Editors treat the submitted manuscript and all communication with authors and referees as confidential. Authors must also treat communication with the journal as confidential. Correspondence with the journal, reviewers' reports and other confidential material must not be posted on any website or otherwise publicized without prior permission from the editors, whether or not the submission is eventually published.


Copyrights of all materials published in Media Gizi Ilmiah Indonesia are held exclusively by the author. Any reproduction of material from the Journal without proper acknowledgement or prior permission will result in the infringement of intellectual property laws. Written acceptance of the journal publishing agreement is required before the article can be published. 


The authors who may have a complaint of their interaction with Media Gizi Ilmiah Indonesia should e-mail to the Editor-in-Chief to


Media Gizi Ilmiah Indonesia have a policy of screening for plagiarism. We use Anti-Plagiarism Software "Turnitin" to check the authenticity article with a maximum of 25% plagiarism.