The Role of Community in Malaria Vector Control

Solikhah, . and Handayani, Lina and Sukmaningtyas, Nooria (2013) The Role of Community in Malaria Vector Control. International Journal of Public Health Science (IJPHS), 2 (4). pp. 151-158. ISSN 2252-8806

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There are 40% (3 billion) of the world's population at risk of suffering from
malaria with the addition of some 300-500 million cases and 1.5 to 1.7
million people died from suffering from malaria. In Indonesia to date,
infectious disease, especially diseases that are transmitted by animals,
especially insects, are still a public health problem. This study aimed to
determine the role of the community in the prevention, control and
eradication of malaria. This research was a qualitative study. Subjects of the
study were public, community leaders, and health care providers. Data were
analyzed by using content analysis and theory validation source. Community
participation in malaria vector control through several ways to eradicate
mosquito breeding, usage of mosquito nets, use of insect repellent, avoiding
a night out and a survey of patients who return from leave. The community
plays an active role in malaria vector control efforts by closing puddles,
community service every week, and some people are already using nets.

Item Type: Artikel Umum
Keyword: Malaria Community participation Infectious disease
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
K Law > K Law (General)
Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisi / Prodi: Faculty of Public Health (Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat) > S1-Science in Public Health (S1-Kesehatan Masyarakat)
Depositing User: M.Kes.Ph.D Lina Handayani
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2018 22:15
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2018 03:20

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