Optimalization of Minimum Service Standards for Newborn Services in Lebak Regency: Challenges and Solutions

  • Hadrian Marta Directorate General of Regional Development, The Ministry of Home Affairs of Indonesia
  • Ahmad Idris Abdurrohman Directorate General of Regional Development, The Ministry of Home Affairs of Indonesia
  • Shinta Novelia Midwifery Department, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universitas Nasional Jakarta, Indonesia
Keywords: minimum service standards, newborn services, lebak regency, banten province

Abstract

This research aimed to analyze the implementation of Minimum Service Standards (MSS) related to the type of newborn service in Lebak Regency, Banten Province. The purpose of this study is to analyse the extent to which the MSS is applied and to identify the challenges and obstacles faced in its implementation. The research method used is qualitative with a descriptive-analytical approach. Data were collected through interviews, observations, and documentation studies. The results showed that the implementation of MSS related to the type of newborn service in Lebak Regency was not optimal. Some of the challenges and obstacles faced in its implementation are the lack of qualified human resources, inadequate health facilities, and lack of socialization and education in the community. Based on the results of the study, several steps were recommended to improve the implementation of MSS related to the type of newborn services in Lebak Regency such as increasing the number and quality of human resources, improving health facilities, and increasing socialization and education to the community.

 

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Published
2024-05-30
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Marta H, Abdurrohman AI, Novelia S. Optimalization of Minimum Service Standards for Newborn Services in Lebak Regency: Challenges and Solutions. NHSJ [Internet]. 2024May30 [cited 2024Jun.25];4(2):183-7. Available from: https://nhs-journal.com/index.php/nhs/article/view/374
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