Proceedings of the 1st International Conference in One Health (ICOH 2017)

Selfcare Group Efforts To Increase The Confidence Of Lepers In Jeneponto, South Sulawesi

Authors
Mr. Syahridha, Mr. Supriadi
Corresponding Author
Mr. Syahridha
Available Online July 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icoh-17.2018.8How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Selfcare group, Lepers, confidence
Abstract
Leprosy, one of negledted tropical diseases, is a contagious disease that is so feared by all of people. It is still become one of the problems that faced by the world society because it can lead to a very complex problem. People who are suffering from leprosy may have disabilities that are settled if it does not get healing and handling well. As impact, lepers who had been leprosy diseases get some difficulties for instant, the anxiety to approach themselves into society, lost their social status progressively, isolated from family, friends, and society. therefore, the effort to avoid distabilty toward lepers is a self caring. Selfcare can prevent disability and encourage patient self-awareness to heals. It can be developed become a selfcare group that help lepers to support each other. Because there is a quote "senasib sepenanggungan" or camaraderie. The method that used in this research is survey study which collects data through a visit to the Baji Minasa Selfcare Group in Jeneponto regency. The results of this research stated that the self-care group gave an important role in enhancing lepers' confidence through their interaction and communication between each members ,several activities and motivation that they gave . as conclusions, Self Care Group very helpful to increasing lepers' confidence. Suggestion: This activity can be developed throughout the health centers in Jeneponto. Also expected cross-sectoral cooperation in the development of Self Care Group
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Publication Date
July 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-481-1
ISSN
2468-5739
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icoh-17.2018.8How to use a DOI?
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