Experience of Health Workers in the Implementation of Adolescent Friendly Health Services (AFHS) in Magelang

Rohmayanti, Rohmayanti and Ediyono, Suryo (2021) Experience of Health Workers in the Implementation of Adolescent Friendly Health Services (AFHS) in Magelang. In: BIS-HSS 2020, 18 November 2020, Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia.

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The aim of this study was to explore the experiences of health workers in the implementation of AFHS in Magelang City. This study was a qualitative study using phenomenology method. The sampling method was a purposive sampling with 6 participants. Data was collected using semi-structured in-depth interviews and observations. The analysis was conducted using Colaizzi. Health workers' experiences on the implementation of AFHS were included obstacles to AFHS implementation and the expectation of the future implementation of AFHS. Emerging themes were (1) internal barrier is limited personnel with limited knowledge, capabilities and time as youth service officers, (2) external barriers to AFHS implementation ((2.1) limited funding, (2.2) lack of cooperation in programs and sectors, (2.3) inadequate facilities for adolescents). (3) The expectations of AFHS implementation included: (3.1) increasing budget, (3.2) services focused on youth counseling: forming a special team of experts, services performed inside and outside the school, service facilities tailored the needs of adolescents, and using multimedia in education, (3.3) cross-program and sectoral involvement in implementation and monitoring resulting in policies that favor teenagers. Conclusion: The results of the study could be used as a reference for improving the quality of AFHS in health centers.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: experience health workers adolescent friendly health services (afhs)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2022 08:17
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2022 08:17
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/10408

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