About the Journal

Focus and Scope

  The journal Obstretika Scienta has a focus and scope in the field of midwifery study program science including maternal and child health starting from adolescence, Premarital and preconception, Pregnancy, Childbirth, Postpartum and Lactation, Newborns, Infants and Toddlers, Reproductive health, Gynecology, Maternal emergencies, Neonatal emergencies, Contraception, Family Planning, Menopause, Health and midwifery service policies, Midwifery education, Midwifery care service management, Community Midwifery.

Peer Review Process

Manuscripts will be reviewed based on the following rules:

  1. Originality of the manuscript is left to the publisher.
  2. Methodology and theories used are appropriate to the topic.
  3. In-depth analysis.
  4. Writing rules in accordance with the provisions of scientific criteria

Publication Frequency

Published frequency: twice a year, in July and December.

Open Access Policy

The journal provides open access which in principle makes research freely available to the public and will support the largest global knowledge exchange.

Publication Ethics

The journal obstretika scientia is a research journal in the fields of obstetrics, reproductive health and maternal and child health. Published by Midwifery Academy La Tansa Mashiro. This statement explains the ethical behavior (ethics) of all parties involved in publishing articles in this research journal, namely authors, editors/editors, reviewers and publishers.

This statement of ethics code for scientific publications is based on the Head of LIPI Regulation No. 5 of 2014 concerning the Code of Ethics for Scientific Publications, which in essence upholds three ethical values in publications, namely (i) Neutrality, ie free from conflicting interests in managing publications; (ii) Justice, namely giving authorship rights to those entitled as authors / writers; and (iii) Honesty, i.e. free from duplication, fabrication, falsification and plagiarism (DF2P) in publications.

1.      Duties Of Publisher

Midwifery Academy La Tansa Mashiro, scientia obstetric journal is responsible and committed to ensure that gratuity in any form does not have any impact or influence on the editor's decisions. In addition, Mashiro La Tansa Midwifery Academy and editors will assist in communication with other research journals and / or other publishers when necessary.

2.      Duties Of Editor
a.      Publication Decision

The editor/editor of the Obstretika Scientia Journal ensures that the research articles submitted are in accordance with the environment, publication ethics and are in accordance with the review input carried out by the reviewers.

b.      Prinsip Keadilan

1)      Editors/editors evaluate manuscripts/articles that will be published by checking plagiarism.

2)      The editor will ensure that the article is in accordance with the scientific focus/scope of the journal, an article can be accepted, accepted with major/minor revision, or rejected.

3)      An article is rejected for publication due to various considerations, including because the article is not in accordance with the scope of obstetrics, reproductive health and maternal and child health, the scientific side of the writing is inadequate to be classified in a scientific paper, fundamental methodological errors, or because the author refuses to make suggestions for improvement given by the Review Team without a logical basis.

4)      The order of publication is adjusted to the order in which articles and article revisions are submitted to the editorial board.

c.       Privacy Statement

The editor does not disclose any information about submitted manuscripts to anyone other than the author.

d.      Conflict Of Interest

Unpublished material disclosed in the manuscript may not be used in the editor's own research without written consent from the author. 

3.      Duties Of Review Tim
  • The review team assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through editorial communications which are then forwarded to the authors
  • Any manuscript received for review must be treated as a confidential document. Manuscripts may not be displayed or discussed with others except as permitted by the editor.
  • Reviews must be carried out objectively with supporting arguments according to scientific principles.
4.       Duties Of Author
  1. The review team assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through editorial communications which are then forwarded to the authors.
  2. Any manuscript received for review must be treated as a confidential document. Manuscripts may not be displayed or discussed with others except as permitted by the editor.
  3. Reviews must be carried out objectively with supporting arguments according to scientific principles.
  1. The author writes manuscripts/articles based on accurate original research reports.
  2. The author writes down every reference used in the manuscript according to the rules of scientific writing.
  3. The author must ensure that the manuscript is free of plagiarism.
  4. Authors can ensure that manuscripts submitted to scientific journals for obstetrics and reproductive health research have never been published in other media, and are not being submitted to other journals.
  5. Authors must agree on the role of each contributor in writing articles and have previously agreed on the systematics of writing, main authors and co-authors.
  6. The author ensures that research activities are carried out according to a code of ethics
  7. When the author finds significant errors or inaccuracies in his/her published manuscript, the author has the obligation to immediately notify the editor of the journal or publisher and work with the editor to retract or correct it.

Journal History

The beginning of the publication of Obstretika Scientia Journal in December 2013, this journal was published by the Institute for Research and Community Service of the La Tansa Mashiro Midwifery Academy education program, the Obstretika Scientia Journal is a medium for providing information, communication, and exchange of thoughts on midwifery issues, which became the initial manager of the establishment of the Obstretika Scientia Journal as the person in charge was Anis Ervina, S.S.T., M.Kes. Editor-in-Chief was Kadar Kuswandi, M.Kes. Managing Editor Dr. Marni Br Karo, S.Si.T., M.Kes. Editorial Board Yanasinta Mafluha, S.S.T., M.Kes, Siskana Rosita, M.Kes., M.Keb. Nurhidayanti, M.Si.

UNIVERSITAS La Tansa lecturers who have conducted research, the presentation of the results of critical analysis is published twice a year every June and December. The research program is carried out at the Institute for Research and Community Service, through the allocation of AKBID Latansa Mashiro Institutional funds. This research program is intended to strengthen the capacity of lecturers in carrying out research, improve the quality and quantity of research outputs, to have competitiveness at the national and international levels.

The orientation of this program is to dynamize the growth of innovative research in groups of fields of science in study programs and departments so that they can initiate nationally competitive and competitive research schemes.

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