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Dissertation

Iber Kasehatan in Sukamiskin: Utilisation of the Plural Health Information and Communication System in the Sunda Region of West Java, Indonesia

This study has been carried out in the community of Sukamiskin, a kelurahan (‘village’) in Bandung, the Capital of West Java Province, located in the Sunda Region of Indonesia.

Author
Erwina, W.
Date
06 February 2019
Links
Thesis in Leiden Repository

This study has been carried out in the community of Sukamiskin, a kelurahan (‘village’) in Bandung, the Capital of West Java Province, located in the Sunda Region of Indonesia. Parallel to the historical development of the different medical systems, also the related health and communication systems among the people have been extended with new information, knowledge, and experience, which have similarly led to the development of different Traditional and Modern Health Information & Communication Systems (T&MHICS). The proposed Model of an Integrated Health Information & Communication Systems (IHICS) against the background of the three domains of respectively the societal discourse, the lay discourse and the expert discourse, as a planning tool in order to provide a contribution to the improvement of the local people’s level of health literacy, and as such to the ‘Information Society Indonesia’ within the context of public health development in the near future hopes to attribute a new significant meaning to the concept of Iber Kasehatan as a construct of an Integrated Health Information & communication Model (IHICM) in order to provide a contribution to the health of the local population of Sukamiskin in Bandung, as well as in other regions in Indonesia and the rest of the world., knowledge, and experience, which have similarly led to the development of different Traditional and Modern Health Information & Communication Systems (T&MHICS). The proposed Model of an Integrated Health Information & Communication Systems (IHICS) against the background of the three domains of respectively the societal discourse, the lay discourse and the expert discourse, as a planning tool in order to provide a contribution to the improvement of the local people’s level of health literacy, and as such to the ‘Information Society Indonesia’ within the context of public health development in the near future hopes to attribute a new significant meaning to the concept of Iber Kasehatan as a construct of an Integrated Health Information & communication Model (IHICM) in order to provide a contribution to the health of the local population of Sukamiskin in Bandung, as well as in other regions in Indonesia and the rest of the world.

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