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INDONESIA
INDONESIAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
Published by TALENTA PUBLISHER
ISSN : -     EISSN : 2745536X     DOI : 10.32734
Indonesian Journal of Medical Anthropology (IJMA) a global forum for scholarly articles on the social patterns of ill-health and disease transmission, and experiences of and knowledge about health, illness and wellbeing. These include the nature, organization and movement of peoples, technologies and treatments, and how inequalities pattern access to these.
Articles 16 Documents
Circumcision Tradition (Reconstruction of Knowledge From Circumcision Practice in Non-Muslim Men in Medan) Dewantara Bangun; Lister Berutu
Indonesian Journal of Medical Anthropology Vol. 1 No. 1 (2020): Adolescent Reproductive Health
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This research aims to discuss non-Muslim men's knowledge about circumcision practices that have done both pieces of knowledge about the meaning of circumcision and how to circumcision. Besides, to know various reasons, they practice circumcision. The method used is an ethnographic method with in-depth observation and interview techniques, by jumping directly into the research field at Sunatan House and Dr. Pirngadi Hospital Medan. The result of the study is that non-Muslim men interpret circumcision as cutting the tip of the penis, which can clean the impurities attached to the end of the penis and avoid various diseases. While the reason they commit circumcision is categorized into two categories, namely health and culture.
Early Marriage : Ethnographic Study in North Securai Village Babalan District Langkat Regency Yona Tusiana; Fikarwin Zuska
Indonesian Journal of Medical Anthropology Vol. 1 No. 1 (2020): Adolescent Reproductive Health
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This study discusses the lives of married couples, from before marriage until after marriage. The purpose of this study is to describe why early marriage occurs in North Securai Village, Babalan Sub-District, Langkat Regency, and also the implications of early marriage on her home life. This research uses ethnographic methods. Methods used in digunakan data collection are observation of participation and in-depth interviews. The results of the study are many things that are the cause of early marriage, such as from their own desires until the marriage is forced to be done, as well as because of MBA (Married By Accident).
Overview of Health Behaviors Using Karo Traditional Medicine in Karo People in Medan City Rosliana Karolina Manalu; Ridhoi Meilona Purba
Indonesian Journal of Medical Anthropology Vol. 1 No. 1 (2020): Adolescent Reproductive Health
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This research discusses health behaviors in Karo people in Medan. The purpose of this study is to provide an overview of health behaviors using Karo traditional medicine in Karo people in Medan. This research is a descriptive research with a quantitative approach. The method used in data collection is to use a scale of health behavior based on 4 aspects that Notoatmodjo said are promotive, preventive, curative, and rehabilitative with a total of 140 research subjects. The results of this study show health behaviors using Karo traditional medicine are in the moderate category.
Traditional Healthcare and Patient Response Services in Karo Regency Sri Agustina Sembiring; R Hamdani Harahap; Amri Amir
Indonesian Journal of Medical Anthropology Vol. 1 No. 1 (2020): Adolescent Reproductive Health
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Local knowledge developed based on experience has been tested for use for centuries and adapted to local culture and environment as well as in Karo Regency. Karo people have long known traditional medicines are diverse, know several types of diseases as well as how to treat them. This knowledge is one of the local wisdom that persists today. This research is qualitative, the determination of informants using Snowball Sampling techniques, data collected through in-depth interviews and observations. Key Informant as many as 17 people from 7 sub-districts. The traditional form of health care in Karo regency is 67% skill, herb 27%, and combination (skill and herb) 6%. Moreover, the age which has a small percentage (20-30 years) of 5.58%, the most significant 51 years and above with a percentage of 70%, how to acquire the most skills is hereditary (empirical) as much as 71%, the most jobs besides Hattra are farmers (59%) and does not have a permit /STPT of 82%. Of the 40 respondents, 80% expressed dissatisfaction and 20% expressed dissatisfaction with hattra's service. The traditional herb by ethnic Karo is known as the "Karo remedy".. Tanaman drugs are often used gagatan harimo, lempuyang, pepper, garlic, shallots, bahing, tinggeren dredge flowers, and small oranges. Karo uses this plant as a raw material for the manufacture of karo oil, param and tawar
Relationship Between Low Born Weight (Lbw) And Stunting Events In Children (Age 24-59 Months) Sutarto; Sri Agustina; Kinanti Rahmadhita; Susianti; Roro Rukmi Windi Perdani
Indonesian Journal of Medical Anthropology Vol. 2 No. 1 (2021): Traditional Medicine
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Abstract     :     Background: Stunting is a condition of toddlers who have less length or height compared to age. Toddler stunting is a chronic nutritional problem caused by many factors, one of which is LBW. Babies born with LBW will be at high risk of morbidity, mortality, infectious diseases, underweight and stunting in the early neonatal period to childhood.The purpose of this study is to determine the association between  Low Birth Weight (LBW) with the incidence of stunting in toddlers (aged 24-59 months) in the Way Urang Community Health Center in South Lampung Regency.                         Method: This study uses an observational analytic method with a case control study design. LBW data is secondary data obtained by looking at the birth weight data of children under five listed in the Maternal and Child Health book Way Urang Community Health Center data. The statistical analysis uses the Chi Square test.                         Result: There is an association of Low Birth Weight (LBW) with the occurrence of stunting in toddlers (aged 24-59 months) in Way Urang Community Health Center South Lampung Regency. P value= 0,024.                         Conclusion: There is a significant association of Low Birth Weight with the incidence of stunting in toddlers (aged 24-59 months) in the Way Urang Community Health Center in South Lampung Regency.
The Edge as The Choice (A Case Study of Jamu Sellers in Three Traditional Markets, Yogyakarta City) Arya Putra I Gusti Bagus; Atik Triratnawati
Indonesian Journal of Medical Anthropology Vol. 2 No. 1 (2021): Traditional Medicine
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The utilization of plants in the health sector has actually been as long as human civilization. This can be seen in jamu as a health care option, which is still in great demand at this time. Over the years, jamu is often identified as a nutritious drink for the lower middle class, but this does not apply to jamu in traditional markets, in Yogyakarta City. The community with various backgrounds also consume jamu. This study aims to find out the reasons behind the choice of Javanese jamu as a health care option in the midst of the modernization of the medical world in Yogyakarta City. This study was conducted in three traditional markets in Yogyakarta City, namely Kranggan Market, Demangan Market, and Prawirotaman Market. This research is a qualitative research with data collection using participatory observation techniques, semi-structured interviews, and literature review. The findings of this research are that jamu, which is considered edge by some, is actually an option for certain parties. Jamu as the center and the edge really depends on the point of view used to see it. The choice of jamu is basically a consumer's self-belief and readiness to change behavior in determining health care choices.
Health and Illnes Concept in Elderly Age in Munte Village, Munte District, Karo Regency Mia Audia Br Kaban; Nurman Achmad
Indonesian Journal of Medical Anthropology Vol. 2 No. 1 (2021): Traditional Medicine
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Abstract: This study discusses the concept of health and illness in the elderly in Munte Village, Munte District, Karo Regency. The purpose of this study was to see how the elderly respond in dealing with disease and to see what things are done to process the prevention and cure of a disease. The method used in this research is ethnography with a qualitative approach with the aim of systematically describing cultural characteristics more deeply in their own space and time. The methods used in data collection are participatory observation and unstructured interviews and use interview guidelines. The results of the study were to see how the elderly interpret health in old age. Traditional medicine that is so attached to their daily lives is a knowledge that is passed down from generation to generation. The role of the family is very important in supporting the health of the elderly both from a social, economic and psychological perspective.
The Influencing Factors for A Pregnant Mother give Birth with Traditional Birth Attendant (A Case Study in. Bangko District, Rokan Hilir Regency, Riau) Wan Sri Widaningsih; Nurman Achmad
Indonesian Journal of Medical Anthropology Vol. 2 No. 1 (2021): Traditional Medicine
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This study discusses the existence of traditional birth attendant services in the district. Bangko till now. The purpose of this study was to describe the factors that influence pregnant women to give birth by using traditional birth attendants and also services provided by traditional birth attendants to pregnant women. This research is a descriptive type with a qualitative approach. The methods used in data collection were participatory observation and interviews, with informants, namely mothers who had given birth to traditional birth attendant and traditional birth attendant themselves. The results of the study are the factors that influence pregnant women who give birth with traditional birth attendants, namely the existence of hereditary habits, beliefs, social relations between patients and traditional birth attendants, social and economic conditions and background of mothers who give birth at a traditional birth attendant, more services for the traditional birth attendant. plenary, far health service distance with difficult transportation, and fear of using medical equipment. While the care provided by the traditional birth attendant includes examination of the patient's womb, the delivery process, and post-delivery services.
Personal Hygiene Analysis, Environmental Sanitation and Skin Health Complaints In Inmates At Class IIA Medan Women's Correctional Institution in 2020 Dina Tania Gultom; Irna Marsaulina
Indonesian Journal of Medical Anthropology Vol. 2 No. 2 (2021): Knowledge and Traditional Medicine Use
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Analysis of Personal Hygiene, Environmental Sanitation and Skin Health Complaints in Inmates at The Class IIA Medan Women's Correctional Institution. This type of research is quantitative research that is descriptive survey. The research was conducted from September 2019 to September 2020 at the Medan Class IIA Women's Correctional Institution. Samples from this study were 86 people. However, personal hygiene of inmates belongs to the bad category with the highest proportion in terms of cleanliness of the use of beds and bed linen (50%), but environmental sanitation conditions in the Medan Class IIA Women's Correctional Institution are included in the criteria of eligibility.
The Knowledge of Batak Toba Family in Feeding Toddler at Muliorejo Village, Sunggal District, Deli Serdang Regency Kristina Mutiara Sihombing; Nurman Achmad
Indonesian Journal of Medical Anthropology Vol. 2 No. 2 (2021): Knowledge and Traditional Medicine Use
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This study examines the knowledge of Batak Toba family in feeding toddlers in Muliorejo Village, Sunggal District, Deli Serdang Regency. The purpose of this study was to determine the knowledge of Batak Toba family in feeding toddler, how to serve toddler food, selecting toddler food and managing toddler food. The method used in this study is a holistic ethnographic method. The data collection technique used is through in-depth interviews, observation, and participation in the community, having knowledge related to research problems, and studying literature. The results of this study prove that the knowledge of Batak Toba family in feeding toddlers is very good, where parents who feed their children provide with a regular schedule in feeding, when the child is not at home or when the parents are at work, they keep fulfill the child's food by entrusting food to neighbors to give to his child, by also preparing provisions for the child.

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