Strategies to Improve Nutrition Counseling Services for Diabetes Patients in Denpasar City Public Health CenterJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 8)
Publication Date: 2021-08-05
Authors : I Gusti Agung Ayu Putri Yuliani;
Page : 26-27
Keywords : Strategy; nutrition counseling; diabetes mellitus;
Nutrition counseling services for diabetics have been carried out in all Denpasar City Health Centers, but the implementation is not optimal because of the data from the Denpasar City Health Office in 2019, the coverage is still below 50 percent. The purpose of this study was to explore in depth the internal and external factors of the service, so that strategies could be formulated to improve nutritional counseling services for diabetics at the Denpasar City Health Center. This research is a qualitative research with an exploratory case study approach. The research location is in four public health centers in Denpasar City. Data obtained through in-depth interviews. The research informants were 12 people, selected by purposive sampling. Data were collected from January to March 2021. Strengths and service opportunities need to be maximized and service weakness factors need to be minimized so as not to reduce service quality. The strategy designed to improve nutrition counseling services is to improve the quality and quantity of human resources, complete the facilities and infrastructure for nutrition counseling services, innovate and disseminate services to the community, and improve communication and coordination with the Denpasar City Health Office.
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