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Volume 20, 20201st International Conference on Tropical Wetland Biodiversity and Conservation (ICWEB 2019)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Conservation and Management|
|Published online||01 June 2020|
Discovery of Malaria Cases on Forest Workers In Public Health Center, Teluk Kepayang, Tanah Bumbu, South Kalimantan
Tanah Bumbu Unit of Health Research and Development, National Institute of Health Research and Development (NIHRD), Ministry of Health of Indonesia, South Kalimantan, Indonesia Loka Litbang Street, Tanah Bumbu Government Area, South Kalimantan
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Regency of Tanah Bumbu has an annual parasitic incidence rate (API) 0.82 and in 2016 the number of API decreased to 0.48. However, there are malaria cases that still occur in the 5 (five) locations of the workplace of the public health center with the category High Case Incidence (HCI). Determining factors in the case of malaria in Tanah Bumbu district are malaria parasites (Plasmodium falciparum, P. vivax, and mixed), and forest workers. The more dominant malaria attacked the population in the working area of the public health center is the malaria vivax and the mix (P. falciparum and P. vivax). The purpose of the study was to determine the dominant Plasmodium species that attacked the population. The type of descriptive research with cross-sectional design in the village endemic malaria of the HCI category in the working area of the public health center in the district of Tanah Bumbu. The results show that a total of 773 respondents was examined to detect cases of malaria, mixed malaria results (P. falciparum and P. vivax), and P. vivax were dominantly found in adult men who worked as a forest protector and miners in 73% of cases. While in adult women are gardening in the find 27% of cases of malaria species (P. falciparum and P. vivax) and P. vivax. Conclusion: The rides of malaria sufferers in the working area of the public health center with a total value of SPR 1%. Thus, for people in the working area of the public health center to use a mosquito net with insecticide during the special night, and use mosquito repellent to avoid mosquito bites and use prophylactic drugs when going to the fields/ Forests for work.
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