Journal history

Berita Kedokteran Masyarakat (BKM Public Health and Community Medicine) is a scientific journal in the field of Public Health published in 1985 by the Master of Public Health Study Program Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing (FKKMK) Gadjah Mada University in collaboration with the Association of Community Medical Doctors and Indonesian Public Health (PDK3MI) and the Indonesian Society of Public Health Expert (IAKMI).

BKM Public Health and Community Medicine have been published every four months since it was published in 1985, then since 2016 (Volume 32), BKM has been published every month / 12 times a year. BKM from 2012 until 2015 never vacuum did not publish articles because of the transition of the journal manager so in 2016, BKM was active again by adding the frequency to 12 editions or published every month.

Since January 2018, BKM Public Health and Community Medicine have been available online with the number ISSN 2614-8412 (online) so that writers and researchers can more easily access research results that have been published in BKM Public Health and Community Medicine. In addition, sending research articles to the BKM Public Health and Community Medicine can only be done through an online system (online submission).

BKM Public Health and Community Medicine is recognized as an accredited national scientific journal based on the Decree of the General Director of Higher Education, Research, and Technology Number: 158 / E / KPT / 2021 dated December 9, 2021 (Sinta 2).