PMTCT Implementation Program (Prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission) to Antenatal Care (ANC) services

  • Ayu Sukma Pratiwi Lecturer at the Dharma Praja Bondowoso Academy
  • Ancah Caesarina Novi Marchianti Lecturer in the Faculty of Public Health, University of Jember
  • Farida Wahyu Ningtyias Lecturer in the Faculty of Public Health, University of Jember
Keywords: PMTCT, midwife

Abstract

PMTCT (Prevention of Mother to Child Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission) is an effort to facilitate, accelerate the diagnosis and management of HIV cases from mother to child. Midwives are an important component of patient health services, so they have a role to be able to implement PMTCT programs in Antenatal Care (ANC) services. Thus the purpose of this study is to analyze the role of midwives in the implementation of PMTCT programs on ANC services. This type of research is a qualitative research with case study approach. Selection of research location of Maesan Health Center with VCT service and community Health centers Sumber Wringin non VCT service in Bondowoso District. Determination of informants by purposive on health center midwife who have been working ≥ 2 years. The role of midwives in the implementation of the PMTCT program is not yet optimal socialization activities because not all midwives have conducted PMTCT related socialization activities according to the guidelines, not all midwives have received PMTCT training and lack of intensity of socialization. In addition, early HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) detection, treatment of referral, and provision of support to pregnant women have been implemented by midwives and supported by the leadership in the form of monitoring and supervision. With the implementation of the PMTCT program by the midwife, it is necessary to improve the efforts that must be done for the success of the next PMTCT program. So that the expected knowledge of the community is increasing, HIV transmission in Bondowoso can be reduced so that the health status of the community, especially pregnant women getting better

Published
2019-10-12