PARTISIPASI MANTAN PENDERITA KUSTA DALAM PROGRAM PEMBERANTASAN PENYAKIT KUSTA
Angga Setiawan, Riski
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Leprosy eradication is one of the government's efforts in improving people’s welfare in the field of health. The successful implementation of leprosy eradication program requires community members’ participation. Participation is important for the achievement of relationship between government and society, so this can provide a positive impact to government and society. The purpose of this research was to identify the participation of ex-leprosy patients in the implementation of leprosy eradication program at Health Department of Nganjuk. This research used qualitative approach with descriptive design. Informants were determined by purposive sampling, by interviewing 8 people. Data in this research were primary data obtained by conducting interviews and participant observation and secondary data gained from documents. Techniques to examine the data validity applied triangulation method. Data analysis in this research used interactive analysis method. The forms of participation were: providing information to officers and giving support to other patients in the process of recovery. In finding new patients, officers and ex-leprosy patients did not mention the term “leprosy” or “suspected leprosy sufferer” but the term “phlegm Hansen” to find it easy to make the suspected patients understand.
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