PEMANFAATAN INFORMASI IKLIM SEBAGAI SINYAL PERINGATAN DINI KASUS DBD DI BANJARBARU, KALIMANTAN SELATAN

Tien Zubaidah, Muhamad Ratodi, Lenie Marlinae
  • Vektora Jurnal Vektor dan Reservoir Penyakit, October 2016, Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan Kesehatan
  • DOI: 10.22435/vk.v8i2.4167.99-106

Climate Data for Dengue Early Warning System in South Kalimantan

What is it about?

The emerging of DHF closely related to climates condition. Climate information has great potential in providing an awareness signal against DHF incidence. The study was to encapsulate climate information and observe its influence on the DHF incidence of dengue. The analysis predicted that by the time the rainfall has reached the range of 275.4 mm - 359.1 mm, 83.3% - 86.3% humidity and 26,8°C - 27,4°C of air temperature then this condition can be perceived as a signal against the rise of DHF occurrence rises that led into an outbreak.

Why is it important?

The finding could lead into a significant preventive action against dengue outbreaks, which still became an emerging disease in South Kalimantan

Perspectives

Muhamad Ratodi (Author)
Universitas Islam Negeri Sunan Ampel

Climate data can be vital component in predicting the outbreak and relative easy to collected rather than other kind of data. With an collaboration with the weather authorization, the data could be supplied constantly to every health officer, even in the remote areas.

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