The Importance of Health Education and Environmental Hygiene Practices in Overcoming Children Diarrhea: What Does Healthcare Professionals Need to Know?
- 10.2991/assehr.k.210525.035How to use a DOI?
- public health, healthcare, diarrhea, nurses, children
Health services are essential in improving the quality of children’s health during the growth period, where the child always interacts with the environment so that there is exposure to either virus or bacterial diseases that can cause diarrhea. Meanwhile, health problems in the child are indeed not separate from the lack of food and not the cleanliness of the environmental hygiene of children’s residence. The purpose of this study is to explain the importance of the role of professional health officers in addressing the health of children suffering from diarrhea due to food contamination and lack of parental supervision in providing adequate nutritional intake in children during the period of growth. The research methodology used a quantitative method with non-probability sampling techniques; the goal is to find out the role of the professional health workforce in addressing the problem of diarrhea hazards occurring in children. The Result of the study shows that 42.7% of respondents with diarrhea are accompanied by dehydration; this is due to the parents’ cannot control the cleanliness of food and nutrition. Hence, the occurrence of diarrhea in children due to the gross environmental sanitation factor. By the finding of this study, to reduce the prevalence of diarrhea in children who are found in rural areas, parents’ participation and professional health care professionals are needed by all communities in addressing the problems of stomach disorders in children causing diarrhea to inhibit the growth of children’s health.
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TY - CONF AU - Chairun Nasirin PY - 2021 DA - 2021/05/26 TI - The Importance of Health Education and Environmental Hygiene Practices in Overcoming Children Diarrhea: What Does Healthcare Professionals Need to Know? BT - Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Conference on Education and Social Science (ACCESS 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 5 EP - 8 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210525.035 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.210525.035 ID - Nasirin2021 ER -