Directions for Sanitation-Based Environmental Structuring using AHP for the Prevention of Diarrhea in Pagar Alam City – Indonesia
Erpita Yanti1, Dedi Hermon2, Eri Barlian3, Indang Dewata4, Iswandi Umar5
1Erpita Yanti*, Program of Diploma III Nursing and doctoral program of environmental science, Universitas Negeri Padang, Padang, Indonesia.
2Dedi Hermon, Department of geography and doctoral program of environmental science, Universitas Negeri Padang, Padang, Indonesia.
3Eri Barlian, Department of doctoral program of environmental science, Universitas Negeri Padang, Padang, Indonesia.
4Indang Dewata, Department of doctoral program of environmental science, Universitas Negeri Padang, Padang, Indonesia.
5Iswandi Umar, Department of geography and doctoral program of environmental science, Universitas Negeri Padang, Padang, Indonesia.
Manuscript received on April 29, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on May 09, 2020. | Manuscript published on May 30, 2020. | PP: 25-29 | Volume-4, Issue-9, May 2020. | Retrieval Number: I0848054920/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijmh.I0848.054920
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Abstract: Pagar Alam City is one of the cities in South Sumatera province which has a high number of people who are quite and fluctuating diarrhea caused by poor environmental sanitation. The research aims to produce a direction for the arrangement of a sanitary-based environment for diarrhea prevention in Pagar Alam City. This research is a qualitative study with an analysis of Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) which emphasizes comparative judgment based on data and literature study. From interviews and literature studies, there are three important criteria for structuring a sanitation-based environment, namely society, environment, and infrastructure. From these criteria, there are eight alternative policies related to the arrangement of sanitation based environment for diarrhea prevention, with priority as follows: Environment sanitation Program based on a case study, strengthening community empowerment facilitator, improving coordination and cooperation among related agencies, rescue environment through local wisdom, improvement of infrastructure access and sanitation facilities, forming sanitation clinics incorporated in Public health center, institutional strengthening and drafting strict rules, and Monitoring and evaluation of sanitation programs.
Keywords: Diarrhea, sanitation, environmental, pagar alam.