NEED ASSESSMENT READINESS OF REGIONAL DEVICE ORGANIZATIONS (OPD) IN IMPLEMENTATION OF CIGARETTE AREA (KTR) POLICY IN LANDAK DISTRICT

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  • Markusius collegian
Keywords: Readiness Assessment, No Smoking Area Policy

Abstract

Each district / city is required to have / implement a no-smoking area policy (KTR) in its territory. However, to date, out of 514 districts / cities in Indonesia, only 309 districts / cities have and implemented KTR. Districts / cities that have not implemented the policy include Landak District. This study aims to assess the readiness level of policy makers in the Landak District Government Organization in implementing the no-smoking area policy.

This type of research is a case study (case study) with a qualitative approach. Data collection techniques through interviews, observation and document review. The research subjects were selected based on purposive sampling technique.

The results of this study indicate that based on an assessment of the dimensions of optimism, innovativeness, discomfort, insecurity, human resource and financial readiness, the existing policy makers in the Landak District Government Organization are not ready to implement the No Smoking Zone policy. The suggestion in this research is that the stakeholders of the Health Office immediately initiate to create a smoke-free area in Landak Regency.

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Published
2021-01-30
How to Cite
Markusius. (2021). NEED ASSESSMENT READINESS OF REGIONAL DEVICE ORGANIZATIONS (OPD) IN IMPLEMENTATION OF CIGARETTE AREA (KTR) POLICY IN LANDAK DISTRICT. International Journal of Health, Education & Social (IJHES), 4(1), 32-41. https://doi.org/10.1234/ijhes.v4i1.136
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