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Predictors of knowledge about pregnancy danger in rural areas

Various efforts to reduce maternal mortality have been carried out in various countries. However, the maternal mortality rate still one of the global issues. Even though the number of deaths has begun to decrease, progress is too slow to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) target in 2030. Indonesia, as one of the countries in…

The effectiveness of hydroxyapatite from crab shells in increasing the area of bone trabeculae

Tooth extraction can cause alveolar bone resorption of 1.5 – 2 mm in the vertical direction and 40% -50% in the horizontal direction for six months if left unchecked. Most of this process takes place in the first three months. Bone resorption will complicate prosthodontic treatment. Preservation of the socket in the tooth socket after…

Determinants of hospital utilization among Indonesian urban poor communities

Urban poor is a group that must receive serious attention from the government. This group of people tends to be less educated because they are more concerned with work than school. Urban poor groups also tend to form their colonies in urban slums, due to high housing and land prices in urban areas. Slum environment…

Determinants of knowledge about pregnancy danger signs in Indonesia

Maternal mortality in Indonesia is still quite high. The latest data released by the Ministry of Health Data and Information Center reports that the Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) has decreased. Based on the 2010 population census, AKI recorded 346 deaths per 100,000 live births, then dropped to 305 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births based…

How to improve the quality of life of the elderly at nursing home and its benefits

The success of health development is marked by the improvement of several aspects, such as the quality of human resources, quality of life, family welfare, and life expectancy. One of the concerns is the increasing life expectancy of the community, which will have an impact on increasing the number of older people. The Elderly is…

Influence of price and non-price strategy in healthy food selection by consumers

In this modern life, people tend to consume ready-to-eat food or commonly known as fast food. The demands of work make them consume fast food even though these foods generally contain high calories, fats, sugars, and sodium (Na), but are low in fiber. Indonesia, with a population of approximately 260 million in 2016, data from…

The effectiveness of chewing gum versus cryotherapy on salivary volume among patient with head and neck cancer undergoing radiotherapy

Patients with head and neck cancer undergoing radiotherapy experience several problems of saliva production. Head and neck cancer is a malignant tumor that grows in the nostrils, mouth, throat, esophagus, and sinuses. Radiotherapy is a therapy to treat head and neck cancer, in addition to chemotherapy and surgery. Besides, a lack of saliva production can…