GERAKAN REMAJA SADAR LITERASI DAN PEDULI KESEHATAN “GRADASI PELITA” SEBAGAI BENTUK PEMBERDAYAAN REMAJA DALAM UPAYA PENCEGAHAN COVID 19

Authors

  • Nina Dwi Lestari Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta
  • Yanuar Fahrizal Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.34151/dharma.v3i2.3474

Keywords:

Youth empowerment, Covid-19 health promotion, youth cadres, PHBS Promotion

Abstract

The number of Covid-19 sufferers in Indonesia, especially in Yogyakarta, has increased
every day. The potential for the spread of Covid-19 can not be separated from misconception
regarding Covid-19. Teenagers are one of the aggregates that can increase general
understanding of the importance of preventing Covid-19 by pioneering clean and healthy
living habits (PHBS) in the community. This service activity aims to increase public
awareness of the importance of clean and healthy living habits in preventing the transmission
of Covid-19 by empowering youth in the Rt 24, Rw 12, Kaliagung, Sentolo, Kulon Progo, DIY
areas in health promotion. The method used is the formation and training of youth cadres, the
door-to-door rise of PHBS, mass disinfection in people's homes and public facilities, and
advocacy to community leaders in the formation of calls for implementing PHBS. Results: The
appearance of 8 youth health cadres, increased community awareness about PHBS as
evidenced by the ability to use masks properly and wash hands with six steps 60% correct,
increased knowledge of residents related to Covid-19 in good categories (28.9%),
implementation of disinfection in 40 residents' houses and public facilities such as mosques,
guard posts and crowd centers. A regulation was formed to increase the implementation of
PHBS in the community

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Published

2021-05-03