Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Pontianak Nutrition Journal (PNJ) p-ISSN: 2622-1705, e-ISSN: 2622-1691; http://ejournal.poltekkes-pontianak.ac.id/index.php/PNJ/index is peer-reviewed journal publishing scientific articles from nutrition subjects. This journal has been published by Department of Nutrition, Poltekkes Kemenkes Pontianak. All articles with subject of Nutrition from national and international researchers are welcome to be submitted to this journal. All published articles were peer-reviewed by reputable reviewers. All published articles were published in Pontianak Nutrition Journal include results of original scientific research and case studies in the field of :

  • clinical nutrition and dietetics
  • community nutrition
  • Maternal and Child Nutrition
  • Food Service Management
  • Food Science and Technology
  • sports nutrition 
  • molecular nutrition
  • nutritional biochemistry 
  • functional food


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

Every article that goes to the editorial staff will be selected through Initial Review processes by Editorial Board. Then, the articles will be sent to the Mitra Bebestari/ peer reviewer and will go to the next selection by Double Blind Review Process. After that, the articles will be returned to the authors to revise. These processes take three months for a maximum time. In the each manuscript, Mitra Bebestari/ peer reviewer will be rated from the substantial and technical aspects. Mitra Bebestari/ peer reviewer that collaboration with Pontianak Nutrition Journal is the experts in the public administration area and issues around it. They were experienced in the prestigious journal management and publication that was spread around the national and abroad.

All submitted manuscripts are read by editorial staff. Those Manuscript evaluated by editors to be inappropiate to journal criteria are rejected promptly without external review. Manuscript evaluated to be of potential interest to our readership are sent to double blind reviewers. The editors then make a decision based on the reviewer's recommendation from among several possibilities : rejected, revision required, or accepted.


Open Access Policy

his 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



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