The Prevention of Depression among Indonesian Migrant Workers

Anisful Lailil Munawaroh • Zahra Kumala Rachma • Yessy Trisnaningsih

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According to World Health Organization, depression is predicted to be the second top global burden and disability in 2020. In Indonesia, depression is often found among workers, especially Indonesian migrant workers. Therefore, health policy on providing health promotion efforts and preventing depression among Indonesian Migrant Workers is needed. This research is based on literature reviews as well as news reports method. The study shows that many migrant workers who started working abroad in good condition recurrently experiencing severe depression and some eventually ended up in death. Depression prevention programs provided for Indonesian migrant workers are very important. This paper will give some recommendations to solve this issue through the training implementation for Indonesian migrant workers using Triple S Model (Self Awareness, Sharing, and Safety at work). Keywords: Depression, Indonesian Migrant worker, Health Promotion, Training, Occupational Safety and Health




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