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BASIC SANITATION, IS IT AN IMPORTANT FACTOR IN DENGUE TRANSMISSION?
T. Respati, A. Raksanagara, R. Wangsaputra

1) Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Islam Bandung, Indonesia
2) Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia
3) Department of Industrial Engineering. Institut Teknologi Bandung


Abstract

The unavailability of basic sanitation facilities, waste management and clean water is one of the essential factors influencing dengue in developing countries. However, this important factors mostly neglected by local government. This paper describe the basic sanitation facilities including clean water, toilet facilities and sewage systems (liquid waste) or household solid waste, and the presence of mosquito breeding places to dengue cases. This a mixed method research with data collected from Health District Office and a survey conducted in 2,036 houses. Results showed that factors that influence the existence of a breeding place in the house is the condition of the house, trash and wastewater disposal facilities. While related to breeding places outside the home are: latitude, two-story houses, and the availability of trash bins and wastewater facilities. In conclusion dengue cases and breeding sites are influenced by land use, especially the formation of unplanned housing; and availability of basic sanitation facilities

Keywords: dengue, breeding places, basic sanitation facilities

Topic: other related topics

Link: https://ifory.id/abstract/ypMJgdxE9uv6

Conference: Medical and Global Health Research Symposium (MORES 2019)

Plain Format | Corresponding Author (Titik Respati)

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