WASTE MANAGEMENT OF DISPOSABLE MEDICAL MASK IN SELOREJO VILLAGE, BLITAR

  • Adistha Eka Noveyani Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Jember
  • Dimas B. C. Wicaksono Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Jember
  • Yunus Ariyanto Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Jember
  • Tania Hesti Novitasari Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Jember
  • Tri Valda Gilby Renata Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Jember
  • Alifia Sharfina Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Jember
  • Anisa Kusumaningsih Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Jember
  • Aghnes Widayanti Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat, Universitas Jember

Abstract

There were disposable masks waste that are disposed of carelessly in the Perhutani area of the Selorejo
village. In addition, residents did not know how to process mask waste. There was also a lack of
discipline in the use of proper masks and low awareness of hand washing. Following up on these results,
solutions that could be done weretraining on how to wear masks correctly, training on 6 steps of
washing hands,training on waste management of disposable masks. Coordination was carried out with
local working groups and community leaders, the head of the RT and the head of the RW. The
implementation of training activities is carried out online, but the implementation of pre-test and posttest,
evaluation of self-practice,also documentation is carried out offline. Citizen participation is quite
good, but still needs to be improved, especially when conducting online discussions. Training on using
masks correctly showed an increase in knowledge of 93%. Training on with 6 steps of washing hands
with soap showed an increase in knowledge of 91.8%. Lastly, Training on the waste management of
disposable masks showed an increase in knowledge of 89.1%, where these indicators has exceeded the
targeted indicators.
Keywords: disposable mask, waste management, training, covid-19

Published
2022-07-02
How to Cite
NOVEYANI, Adistha Eka et al. WASTE MANAGEMENT OF DISPOSABLE MEDICAL MASK IN SELOREJO VILLAGE, BLITAR. UNEJ e-Proceeding, [S.l.], p. 209-218, july 2022. Available at: <https://jurnal.unej.ac.id/index.php/prosiding/article/view/32214>. Date accessed: 04 oct. 2022.