The challenges of a small medical journal to have international recognition in Indonesia: editors' perspectives

  • Hans Joachim Freisleben Medical Journal of Indonesia; German-Indonesian Medical Association (DIGM)
  • Felix Firyanto Widjaja Medical Journal of Indonesia
  • Farrokh Habibzadeh Medical Journal of Indonesia; Past President, World Association of Medical Editors (WAME)
Keywords: Editorial


[No abstract available]


Marusic A, Marusic M. How to help a small medical journal become a part of the mainstream literature. Science Editor. 2000;23(3):81−3.

Moher D, Galipeau J, Alam S, Barbour V, Bartolomeos K, Baskin P, et al. Core competencies for scientific editors of biomedical journals: consensus statement. BMC Med. 2017;15:167.

Habibzadeh F. How can developing countries succeed in biomedical journalism? Saudi Med J. 2004;25(1 Suppl):S6−7.

Habibzadeh F. Does the world need a new journal? Int J Occup Environ Med 2010;1(1):ii.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Tuberculosis: data & statistics [Internet]. Available from:

Statistics Management Unit of Communication, Informatics and Statistics Office DKI Jakarta. Tuberculosis in DKI Jakarta until 2018 [Internet]. Available from:

Horton R. Offline: Indonesia-unravelling the mystery of a nation. Lancet. 2016;387(10021):830.

Ding D, Nguyen B, Gebel K, Bauman A, Bero L. Duplicate and salami publication: a prevalence study of journals policies. Int J Epidemiol. 2019;49(1):281−8.

Rochmyaningsih D. How to shine in Indonesian science? Game the system [Internet]. Science; 2019 Jan 8. Available from:

Habibzadeh F. Inclusion of the IJOEM in MEDLINE (Index Medicus). Int J Occup Environ Med. 2013;4(1):1.

Nafrialdi, Widjaja FF. The dream comes true-start for the new beginning. Med J Indones. 2016;25(1):1.

Habibzadeh F. We say what we mean and we mean what we say. Int J Occup Environ Med. 2010;1(3):107.

Nafrialdi. Editor's note: twenty two years of the Medical Journal of Indonesia. Med J Indones. 2013;22(1):1.

How to Cite
Freisleben HJ, Widjaja FF, Habibzadeh F. The challenges of a small medical journal to have international recognition in Indonesia: editors’ perspectives. Med J Indones [Internet]. 2021Mar.25 [cited 2024Feb.21];30(1):1-. Available from: