Proceedings of the Third Andalas International Public Health Conference, AIPHC 2019, 10-11th October 2019, Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia

Research Article

Community Empowerment in The Context of Implementing Smoking Free Area

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.9-10-2019.2297183,
        author={Vina Yulia Anhar and Fauzie Rahman and Nur Laily},
        title={Community Empowerment in The Context of Implementing Smoking Free Area},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the Third Andalas International Public Health Conference, AIPHC 2019, 10-11th October 2019, Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={AIPHC},
        year={2020},
        month={7},
        keywords={cigarette community empowerment non-smoking area public health smoking limited area},
        doi={10.4108/eai.9-10-2019.2297183}
    }
    
  • Vina Yulia Anhar
    Fauzie Rahman
    Nur Laily
    Year: 2020
    Community Empowerment in The Context of Implementing Smoking Free Area
    AIPHC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.9-10-2019.2297183
Vina Yulia Anhar1,*, Fauzie Rahman2, Nur Laily1
  • 1: Public Health Program Study, Medical Faculty, Lambung Mangkurat University Jl. A Yani km. 36, Banjarbaru, South Kalimantan, 70714
  • 2: Department of Health Policy Administration, Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Lambung Mangkurat University, Banjarbaru, Indonesia
*Contact email: anharvinayulia@gmail.com

Abstract

The study began with the formulation of an innovative and creative experiment by developing a smoke-free area program. This program has been carried out in several places, namely, health education, smoking supervisors in households, construction of cigarette corners and appointment of anti-smoking cadres, consultation on smoking arrangements, and the establishment and declaration of a smoke-free area. The sample size was 30 respondents. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics. It is important to increased knowledge of the community about the dangers of smoking, as well as prevention efforts. Among the ways are providing cigarette corners, health promotion media containing efforts to prevent smoking and the dangers and effects of smoking for health. Cigarette corners that have been made into a gathering place for smokers to reduce the number of smokers in the house, and make a declaration of smoke-free areas by the community together with village officials. Establishment of Committed Families and Anti-smoking Supervisor Cadres through Regulations of Village Heads. For sustainability, hopefully cadres and community leaders socializing the smoke free area rules routinely, and impose sanctions for violators.