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Health Research Association of Communicable Diseases 2010 in Polar 2

by on May.08, 2010, under Indonesian Issues 2010

diseaseIn Jakarta, the Ministry of Health will return to Basic Health Research (Riskesdas) 2010. In researching this time will take precedence biomedical research two infectious diseases of malaria and tuberculosis (TB).

Research results will be reported in Summit (Summit) in New York, 20-22 September 2010. In the summit, about 189 heads of state will evaluate the progress achieved from the objectives of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Evaluation is based apda data available since 1990 until now.

“The purpose of this research is to complement the data that are not yet available in the year 2010, making it much simpler than Riskesdas 2007,” said Dr. dr Trihono Msc, in a press conference at the office Kemenkes, Jl HR Rasuna Said, Kuningan, Jakarta.

If representation Riskesdas 2007 to reach the national level to district, this year only to the provincial level.

The number of sample households that were involved in this research only 70 thousand, while in 2007 reached 280 thousand. The number of block samples also decreased from 1800 to 2007 to 2800 in 2010.

Data was collected through interviews, measurement and laboratory examination. Smaller in scope, focusing on indicators relating to the eight MDG goals.

Biomedical research only studied two types of infectious diseases, namely malaria and tuberculosis (TB). Data collected through the examination of body weight, blood and sputum.

HIV / AIDS is only observed at the individual level, through the interview. There is no biomedical examination, because only observe the knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of respondents.

Research will commence with the printing of questionnaires in April, and is targeted for completion in August 2010. To research, Kemenkes RI has budgeted about USD 152 billion.

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