Persepsi Dukun Bayi terhadap Kemitraan dengan Bidan dalam Pertolongan Persalinan di Pedesaan (Studi di Provinsi Jawa Timur dan Kalimantan Selatan)

Ristrini, Ristrini • Rukmini, Rukmini
Journal article Buletin Penelitian Sistem Kesehatan • April 2007 Indonesia

Abstract

The partnership between Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) and midwives is one of Government efforts to increase the coverage of safe deliveries and to improve the referral system by TBAs. This study aimed to determine TBA perceptions about the partnership with midwives in assisting child birth at villages. It was an observational study with a cross sectional approach. The perception of TBAs on partnership with midwives were collected by interview using questioners. There were 40 TBAs from eight Public Health Centers in four district in East Java and South Kalimantan Provinces as respondents. Results showed that 80%-100% TBAs had partnership and frequent partnership with midwives in East Java provinces better than that in South Kalimantan. In the partnership midwives provide more services and nursing at deliveries, whereas the traditional birth attendants gave more post delivery services in the post delivery period. TBAs responsed that the health services by the midwives and their skill were good. The expenses for assisting birth was relatively cheap in both provinces.Therefore, TBAs and midwives partnership has to be improved since early pregnancy to delivery, post delivery services and nursing of babies, to prevent infant and maternal deaths. Key words: Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs), midwives, partnership, assisting deliveries

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Buletin Penelitian Sistem Kesehatan

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