Health Cadres in Fighting Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

Siyam, Nur and Sukendra, Dyah Mahendrasari and Santik, Yunita Dyah Pustita (2020) Health Cadres in Fighting Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever. In: Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar of Public Health and Education, ISPHE 2020, 22 July 2020, Universitas Negeri Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia.

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The number of dengue fever in Semarang City has increased. Community em-powerment to realize a village that is able to combat DHF. The purpose to analyze the capacity of village health cadres in the fight against DHF. This type of re-search is descriptive study. The study was conducted in the endemic area of Semarang City. Data collection instruments are questionnaires and checklist sheets about knowledge and practices of cadres in the fight against DHF. The subject were thirty health cadres. The results showed that the average cadre knowledge value was 84.0%, the average attitude value was 80.8% and the DHF prevention and control practice was 82.5%. The suggestion to increase cadre ca-pacity to realize a village that is able to fight DHF. The community leaders and community participation needed to realize the cadre performance in order to reach the sustainability of the DHF eradication program launched by the government.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: health cadres dhf knowledge attitude practice
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Depositing User: EAI Editor II.
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2020 12:57
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2020 12:57

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