Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Environmental Risks and Public Health, ICER-PH 2018, 26-27, October 2018, Makassar, Indonesia

Research Article

Risk of Environment-Based Disease Events in Lumu-Lumu Island

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.26-10-2018.2288961,
        author={Makmur  Selomo and Agus Bintara Birawida and Anwar  Mallongi and Uyuun Wiji Ismita and Salmiah  Salmiah},
        title={Risk of Environment-Based Disease Events in Lumu-Lumu Island },
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Environmental Risks and Public Health, ICER-PH 2018, 26-27, October 2018, Makassar, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICER-PH},
        year={2019},
        month={11},
        keywords={foot arch type energy expenditure walking oxygen consumption},
        doi={10.4108/eai.26-10-2018.2288961}
    }
    
  • Makmur Selomo
    Agus Bintara Birawida
    Anwar Mallongi
    Uyuun Wiji Ismita
    Salmiah Salmiah
    Year: 2019
    Risk of Environment-Based Disease Events in Lumu-Lumu Island
    ICER-PH
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.26-10-2018.2288961
Makmur Selomo1,*, Agus Bintara Birawida1, Anwar Mallongi1, Uyuun Wiji Ismita1, Salmiah Salmiah1
  • 1: Department of Environmental Health, Public Health Faculty, Hasanuddin University
*Contact email: mselomo3011@gmail.com

Abstract

Island health problems are a very important issue to be revealed on the surface. Lumu-Lumu island is one of the small islands located 27.54 km from Makassar city. Its remote area that do not reached yet by regular sea transportation situated this island as vulnerable to environmental health risks. This study aims to determine the condition of environmental sanitation of the people of Lumu-Lumu Island, Makassar city. The research design used descriptive with a spatial approach. The study population was 224 households and 55 households were selected through simple random sampling. The results showed that the conditions of the waste around the environment attracted many mosquitoes (56.4%), ownership of latrines (58.2%) and the place for distribution of final waste feces to the sea (54.5%). The source of drinking water and clean water for cooking used was tap water from PDAM/Project/HIPPAM, respectively, 43.6% and 49.1%. Meanwhile, the households used water from wells dug protected for washing dishes and glasses (69.1%) and for brushing teeth (61.8%). Respondents treated water before drinking and cooking (61.8%). This study concludes that the majority of respondents have latrines. The most widely use of source of clean water for cooking and drinking is water from clean water treatment equipment while for washing dishes and toothbrushes they use well dug protected. The majority of respondents have treated clean water before being minimized and cooked