Silviana Putri1, Nensi Kristin Ningsih1, Fina Aprilia1, Nabilla Siti Hawa Fatimah1,
Kurnia Dwi Artanti2,
1Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Airlangga
2Departemen Epidemiologi , Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Airlangga,
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Background: The idea healthy neighborhood association was expected to resolve the public health problems independently through community empowerment by involve the PKK (program at village level to educate women on various aspects of family welfare) , cadre’s children and the elderly cadres. The neighborhood association 02 subdistrict Wonokusumo is one of the areas with a variety of health problems including dengue fever problems, sanitation problems, especially regarding septick tanks and rubbish problem. The aim is realize healthy neighborhood association by the bottom-up concept. Methods: This activity is operational research with the bottom-up method where it contains some activities carried out directly in the community to achieve the goal towards healthy neighborhood association. Several activities are related health issues such as counseling, discussions with the communities. This activity involves PKK, Posyandu cadres, and the environment cadres. Results : This activity created agreement on public health issues were prioritized dengue and sanitation problems. Counseling given increase citizen knowledge and attitudes regarding dengue and sanitation proven with test T test between pretest and posttest showed significant results (p = 0.000). Besides team collaboration with community health centers conducted an agreement about alternative solutions for sanitation. Residents who do not have a septic tank in the house given triggering development fund which is then followed by the credit system. This involves one of the private sector specialized in selling services to the poor sanitation. Conclusions: Public health problems could be reduced to the role of community health centers, public and private sectors. There needed to be a commitment from every stakeholder to realized of healthy neighborhood association.
Key word : healthy neighborhood association, Bottom – up concept, Community