The Capacity Of Posyandu In Indonesia (Data Analysis Indonesia Family Life Survey (IFLS) 2007)

Husnul Khatimah, Agung Nugroho, Mubasysyir Hasanbasri


Each year, about 12 million children under five in developing countries died that the real problem can be prevented. Various interventions have also been made include the establishment of a service model based society Posyandu is a form of implementation of community-based health services. Nutritional problems in Indonesia has a fairly close relation with the activeness of Posyandu activities. The existence of Posyandu activities depend on the willingness of the public contribution to the activity. The purpose of this study is to determine the factors - factors that affect the independence of Posyandu in Indonesia and can formulate appropriate policy as an effort to increase the capacity of Posyandu in Indonesia in improving health of the people, especially women and children. This study is a quantitative analysis of secondary data IFLS 2007. The study population was individuals and households in 13 provinces in Indonesia, using the entire sample of 581 Posyandu in Indonesia who were respondents IFLS 2007. After statistical test showed that 64.89% Posyandu in Indonesia are categorized as independent Posyandu. Factors that most influence on the independence of Posyandu is locating the Posyandu (p value = 0.008), education cadre (p value 0.04), and the availability of funding sources Posyandu originating from the village budget (p value 0.007). The presence of independent Posyandu in Indonesia is still quite high. IHC in rural areas have the capacity of primary health care that is lower than the Posyandu in town. The number of active volunteers who are not always able to be a major factor as a component posyandu independence. Active cadres and cadres of education can be related components as an indicator of the capacity of the Posyandu.


Posyandu; Posyandu working system


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