KOMPAS.com – The Ministry of Health (Kemenkes) urges the community to actively promote and preventive efforts through the Jumantic 1 House 1 Movement (G1R1J) to suppress the transmission of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), which tends to increase during the rainy season.
Dr. Tiffany Tiara Pakasi, Acting Director of Infectious Disease Prevention and Control at the Ministry of Health, explained that G1R1J is an activity that involves the active role of the community.
Especially for all family members to do mosquito nest cleaning (PSN) in the home environment, as well as in public places to achieve a lava-free rate of more than 95 percent.
“The Rumah 1 Jumantic movement is a community and autonomous involvement in controlling mosquito-borne vectors, especially dengue in their own home environment,” Tiffany said at a media meeting to commemorate ASEAN Dengue Day (ADD), Wednesday (15 / 6). / 2022).
Apart from homes, this program also targets offices, dormitories, places of worship, ports, schools, etc.
“So that this (G1R1J) becomes a culture of independence of the local residents there,” he added.
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He explained that the G1R1J promoted by the Ministry of Health to suppress DHF transmission was conducted simultaneously in 154 regiments / cities, involving 6,122 jumantic coordinators (money larvae and exterminator monitors), 4,498 supervisors, and 1,047 quantum frameworks. ). KJP).
Jumantik itself has the task of controlling mosquito larvae around the residence, carrying out 3M more and uprooting mosquito nests (PSN), namely closing all reservoirs or springs, drainage basins, and recycling used goods.
“There are people who support dengue prevention and control, thanks for the involvement of friends in the area and in related institutions that support the 1 House 1 Movement Movement,” Tiffany says.
For more information, the case of dengue in Indonesia has increased from January to June 2022 (week 22).
According to the Ministry of Health, the cumulative number of dengue cases in Indonesia reached 45,387 cases reported by 449 districts / cities spread across 34 provinces.
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Meanwhile, 432 deaths from dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) have spread to 162 districts / cities in 31 provinces.
“The case of DHF in Indonesia continues to vary and the morbidity rate and distribution of affected areas are increasing,” said Director of SUPD III, Directorate General of Regional Development, Ministry of Interior, R Budiono Subambang.
Budiono continued, dengue hemorrhagic fever caused material and moral loss in the following form:
- Decreased quality of life for children
- Hospital costs, and patient treatment
- Decreases productivity for those who suffer
- Loss of tourists due to bad news about the incident area
- Loss of life
Thus, according to him, the main strategy that local governments can take is to formulate policies related to efforts to control DHF.
All related sectors, the public sector and the private sector are also considered necessary to participate in campaigns for the DHF eradication movement through the Mosquito Eradication Movement (PSN) on a regular basis, both at home and in agencies or institutions.
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National Strategy for Dengue Control
On the occasion, Dr. Tiffany also mentioned the national strategy for dengue prevention in Indonesia.
According to him, the strategy is listed in the draft regulation of the Minister of Health and National Strategy for Dengue Management 2021-2025, prepared by various parties.
The contents of the draft strategy for dealing with dengue in Indonesia include:
- Strengthen effective, safe and sustainable vector control
- Strengthen the monitoring system and extraordinary event management (KLB)
- Strengthen comprehensive dengue management
- Increase community participation and independence
- Strengthen the commitment of central and regional governments as well as the participation of partners and multi-sectors
- Development of study, research, and innovation as the basis for establishing evidence-based policy.
“This national strategy has not yet become a policy of the Minister of Health, but we have compiled this together with several stakeholders, several stakeholders, through all programs from the Ministry of Health and also through ministries and institutions, even involving universities and communities, “said Tiffany.
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