Analysis Prevention of Mother to Child HIV Transmission Program in Langsat Public Health Center Pekanbaru City
- Country : Indonesia
- Subject : Public Health
The program to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV is a program planned and implemented by the government to prevent the transmission of HIV and AIDS from mother to child. In Indonesia, in 2018 the coverage of HIV testing for pregnant women, which is 60% of all pregnant women, must undergo HIV testing. The achievement of HIV testing for pregnant women in Riau Province was still low, namely 10.4% of pregnant women who had tested HIV. This is also evident from the low achievement of Public health center Langsat Pekanbaru City, namely 12.7%. The purpose of this study was to determine the implementation of the prevention program of mother-to-child HIV transmission at Langsat Public Health Center Pekanbaru City in 2020. This research method is qualitative research with a descriptive method approach, which was carried out at Langsat Public Health Center Pekanbaru City. The informants in this study were the Head of the Public health center, the holder of the Maternal and Child Health Program and VCT, laboratory staff, clinic midwives, pregnant women who carried out Ante Natal Care examinations at the Public health center and at the clinic. The results showed that the implementation of the prevention program of mother-to-child transmission of HIV at Langsat Community Health Center had not been running optimally. There are several program obstacles in the implementation of PMTCT, namely the lack of HUMAN RESOURCES in the implementation of the prevention program of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in terms of number and function so that external parties are needed in implementing the program to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV and the unavailability of special funds for program implementation. Prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.