Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Health Sciences (ICHS 2018)

Welcome to the International Conference on Health Sciences, which is held annually in our institution Poltekkes Kemenkes Yogyakarta (Yogyakarta Health Polytechnic). This is our fifth event of the International Conference, and of course, there will be the sixth, the seventh and so on. We hope this event can be our place to share knowledge from many field studies related to health science.

By our vision as a referral institution, it is a great pleasure to invite you to the 5th International Conference on Health Science under the topic of “Optimization of Elderly Health on Environmental Support in The Era SDG’s”. We have missions to improve education, research and community service. This conference is one of the ways to achieve our vision and mission. Poltekkes Kemenkes Yogyakarta should play a significant role in the development of health science.

This proceeding book is a showcase of articles presented at the ICHS 2018 covering various field of research under the umbrella of Health and Nursing. Those are Medicine, Dentistry, nursing, medical laboratory technology, midwifery, nutritionists and another area of health sciences.

We have a great expectation that this conference can be our pleasant environment to develop knowledge, to share experience, to have interaction between us and of course to give a contribution to our health world. We do hope the success of the conference, and we hope you all enjoy it.

Joko Susilo, M.Kes
The Director of Poltekkes Kemenkes Yogyakarta, Indonesia