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

Research Article

Analysis of Medical and Non-Medical Solid Waste Management in The District Health Center at Alahan Panjang in 2019

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.9-10-2019.2297200,
        author={Luthfil Hadi Anshari and Aria  Gusti and Ogid Meisi Ludipa},
        title={Analysis of Medical and Non-Medical Solid Waste Management in The District Health Center at Alahan Panjang in 2019},
        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={medical and non-medical waste health care},
        doi={10.4108/eai.9-10-2019.2297200}
    }
    
  • Luthfil Hadi Anshari
    Aria Gusti
    Ogid Meisi Ludipa
    Year: 2020
    Analysis of Medical and Non-Medical Solid Waste Management in The District Health Center at Alahan Panjang in 2019
    AIPHC
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.9-10-2019.2297200
Luthfil Hadi Anshari1,*, Aria Gusti1, Ogid Meisi Ludipa1
  • 1: Faculty of Public Health, Andalas University, Padang, Indonesia
*Contact email: luthfilhadianshari@yahoo.com

Abstract

In the implementation, the health center produces medical and non-medical waste that can disturb our health. If the waste is managed badly, it will impact on declining the health of the community and can cause health problems. Therefore, it is necessary to analyze problems related to medical and non-medical solid waste of health centers. This research was qualitative research. The informant of this research was selected using a purposive sampling technique consists of nine people who are competent in their skills. Depth interview was used to obtain the data, observations, and documentation guided by the decision of the minister of environment (KepmenLHK) No. 56/2015 and government regulations No. 81/2012 and analyzed by the descriptive narrative. The result of research refers to those input components related to human resources and facilities still insufficient in management. The sorting stage was still mixing medical and non-medical waste. No temporary trash bins available, and they transport manually. In the waste station, the waste was not processed immediately and ignore for several days. It indicates that medical and non-medical solid waste management at Alahan Panjang health center has not properly managed. The recommendations for Alahan Panjang health care are adding staff and facilities, and increase coordination, monitoring, and evaluation with relevant parties as though health centers, health offices, and environmental offices, and third- party.