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Sources Of Health Information Affecting Awareness In Using Latrine Among Riverside Inhabitants Of Rural Indonesia, Ima Hidayati Utami, Susanne Dida, Purwanti Hadisiwi, Bambang Dwi Prasetyo Dec 2019

Sources Of Health Information Affecting Awareness In Using Latrine Among Riverside Inhabitants Of Rural Indonesia, Ima Hidayati Utami, Susanne Dida, Purwanti Hadisiwi, Bambang Dwi Prasetyo

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Open defecation (OD) has devastating consequences for public health (UNICEF, 2018). In Indonesia, despite OD practice has been steadily decreasing in the last ten years, about 25 million people continue to practice OD in 2019. The study aimed to identify sources of sanitation and hygiene information received by riverside villagers, to identify defecation practiced by riverside villagers, and to examine the correlation between sources of information received with their defecation practice. Using a descriptive quantitative approach, data was collected from Sumberjaya village, a village under a sub-district having the highest OD rate in Malang Regency. A set of questionnaire was ...


Drill Emergency Simulation As An Increase In Information And Skills Of Midwives In Carrying Out Assistance To Mothers And Newborns A Case Study In Karawang Regional Hospital, Siti Nursanti, Susanne Dida, Irvan Afriandi, Mien Hidayat Nov 2019

Drill Emergency Simulation As An Increase In Information And Skills Of Midwives In Carrying Out Assistance To Mothers And Newborns A Case Study In Karawang Regional Hospital, Siti Nursanti, Susanne Dida, Irvan Afriandi, Mien Hidayat

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Health professional’s skillin helping maternal emergency cases isa critical factor contributing to maternal and sudden infant death. Expanding Maternal and Neonatal Survival programs, therefore,initiateda training so-called emergency drill simulation. This research aims to find the effectivity of midwiferycommunication strategy in the emergency drill simulation forsharpening partnership and expertise of the midwifery in a groupdealing with childbirth emergency. This research uses qualitative methodand a case study as an approach. The informants of this research are the head division of customer care, head of the delivery room, and the paramedic mentor of Expanding Maternal Neonatal Survival in Karawang Regional Hospital ...


Implications Of Digital Health Information On Therapeutic Communication: A Case Study In Bandung, Indonesia, Siti Karlinah, Atwar Bajari, Wawan Setiawan, Ika Merdekawati Kusmayadi Nov 2019

Implications Of Digital Health Information On Therapeutic Communication: A Case Study In Bandung, Indonesia, Siti Karlinah, Atwar Bajari, Wawan Setiawan, Ika Merdekawati Kusmayadi

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The current phenomenon, patients visiting doctors generally have health information from the internet. So the study aimed to reveal the implications of the patient's health knowledge on the therapeutic communication of the doctor with the patient. This research used an interpretive approach with a case study method. Data collection techniques used interviews with 13 specialist doctors, 66 patients, and three Health Media Online Managers. The study was conducted in the city of Bandung for six months. The results showed that most patients obtained inaccurate health information from the Internet, so the doctor's attitude provides education. The doctor appreciated ...


Communication Strategies Of Civil Society Forums To Reduce Maternal Mortality And Infant Mortality In Karawang District, Siti Nursanti, Irvan Afriandi, Susanne Dida, Mien Hidayat Nov 2019

Communication Strategies Of Civil Society Forums To Reduce Maternal Mortality And Infant Mortality In Karawang District, Siti Nursanti, Irvan Afriandi, Susanne Dida, Mien Hidayat

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The high number of maternal and infant mortalities encourages the government to solve the issuecollaboratively. The program of expanding maternal and neonatal survival initiate the collaboration among society organizations that concern onmaternal and infant health through civil (madani) society forum. This research aims to comprehend the communication efforts carried outby civil society forum indecreasingthe maternal and infant mortality rate. This research usesa qualitative method of research with case study approach. The correspondents of this research are Head of the Family Health Section of Public Health Office in Karawang Regency (Dinas Kesehatan Kabutapan Karawang), Chief of Civil Society Forum, and the ...


Digital Addiction: A Conceptual Overview, Amarjit Kumar Singh, Pawan Kumar Singh Oct 2019

Digital Addiction: A Conceptual Overview, Amarjit Kumar Singh, Pawan Kumar Singh

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Abstract

Digital addiction referred to an impulse control disorder that involves the obsessive use of digital devices, digital technologies, and digital platforms, i.e. internet, video game, online platforms, mobile devices, digital gadgets, and social network platform. It is an emerging domain of Cyberpsychology (Singh, Amarjit Kumar and Pawan Kumar Singh; 2019), which explore a problematic usage of digital media, device, and platforms by being obsessive and excessive. This article analyses, reviewed the current research, and established a conceptual overview on the digital addiction. The research literature on digital addiction has proliferated. However, we tried to categories the digital addiction ...


Middle East Respiratory Syndrome On Health Information Websites: How Much Credible They Are?, Shahabedin Rahmatizadeh, Saeideh Valizadeh-Haghi, Arefeh Kalavani, Nadereh Fakhimi Sep 2019

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome On Health Information Websites: How Much Credible They Are?, Shahabedin Rahmatizadeh, Saeideh Valizadeh-Haghi, Arefeh Kalavani, Nadereh Fakhimi

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Background: The most recent MERS outbreak has raised questions about prevention and symptoms since there is currently no vaccine to prevent MERS. People can help protect themselves from this illness by taking everyday preventive actions. To do so, it is helpful to get medical information on the Internet about this illness. Regarding the importance of ensuring the provision of accurate online information, the aim of this study was to assess the credibility of health websites about MERS by using HONcode tool.

Materials and methods: The term “MERS” was searched in Google, Yahoo, and Bing and the first three pages reported ...


Health Information Literacy On The Risks Of Using Skin Bleaching Products, Olufemi K. Aramide Phd, Olusoji S. Olatunji, Olusola Ayandele Jun 2019

Health Information Literacy On The Risks Of Using Skin Bleaching Products, Olufemi K. Aramide Phd, Olusoji S. Olatunji, Olusola Ayandele

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Information enables individuals to develop knowledge which can influence their health behavior and attitude while inadequate literacy about health information is associated with poor understanding of medical advice and negative health outcomes among the population. Skin bleaching is a health practice involving the (mis)use of chemical solutions to change one’s complexion to a lighter tone. This paper investigated the viability of using the concept of health information literacy to reduce skin bleaching by reviewing previous empirical studies on skin bleaching with emphasis on health information. Finding showed that skin bleaching is driven by a self-destructive, unattainable beauty standard ...


Health Information Behaviour Of Graduate Students On The Internet: Sources, Trust And Reliability Of Information, Setsoafia A. Y. Humphrey-Ackumey, Musah Adams, Michael Ahenkorah-Marfo Jan 2019

Health Information Behaviour Of Graduate Students On The Internet: Sources, Trust And Reliability Of Information, Setsoafia A. Y. Humphrey-Ackumey, Musah Adams, Michael Ahenkorah-Marfo

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The study sought to investigate the health information behaviour of graduate students on the internet. A quantitative method using a cross-sectional survey was used to solicit information from 256 graduate students studying courses related to health in the Arts, Social, and applied Sciences. The results showed that most of the respondents preferred the Internet because it is timely, fast and provides information from different sources simultaneously. The type(s) of health information mostly sought for were general information on healthy lifestyle, specific disease or treatment, side effects of medications, new development in the medical field among others. Majority (90.9 ...


Evaluating The Trustworthiness Of Consumer-Oriented Health Websites On Diabetes, Shahabedin Rahmatizadeh, Saeideh Valizadeh-Haghi Apr 2018

Evaluating The Trustworthiness Of Consumer-Oriented Health Websites On Diabetes, Shahabedin Rahmatizadeh, Saeideh Valizadeh-Haghi

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Objective: The patients involvement in disease management can decrease economic burden on diabetic patients and society. Quality health information may help patients to involve in their health management. Thus, individuals need to find the additional information from other information resources such as health websites. Nevertheless, health websites vary in quality and reliability. Therefore, it is of great importance to identify trustable health websites on diabetes. Thus, the aim of the present study was to evaluate the reliability of health websites concerning diabetes.

Materials and methods: The keyword ‘’diabetes mellitus ‘’ was entered as a search term into the three most used ...