Improving Mother And Children Health Degree Through Mother And Children's Health Revolution In The Border Area Indonesia And Timor Leste

  • Aplonia Pala State Administration, Faculty of Social & Political Sciences, Timor University
Keywords: health, revolution, borders


Health is a human right as an Indonesian citizen and the government is responsible for administering health for the community in accordance with the mandate of the Constitution 1945. Limitations on health facilities and human health resources cause high maternal mortality rates (MMR) and infant mortality rates (IMR) in the East Nusa Tenggara Province in general and Timor Tengah Utara Regency as a district that is directly adjacent to the country of Timor Leste. The high maternal and infant mortality rate in North Central Timor shows that the health status of mothers and children in the border region still does not meet the national health standards to provide health services for mothers and children, the government of East Nusa Tenggara Province launched the Maternal and Child Health Revolution (KIA) through Governor Regulation Number 42 2009 concerning the Revolution of Maternal and Child Health and was followed up by the North Timor Tengah District Government with Region Regulations Number 4 2012 concerning Maternal and Newborn Health (KIBBLA), each birth must be carried out in a health facility that is adequate or minimal in a health center. Even though the Maternal and Child Health Revolution has been carried out since 2009 followed by RegionalRegulations since 2012 but Until now, maternal and child health problems in North Central Timor remain a problem for the government. The causes of maternal and infant mortality are related to maternal health conditions since the process of pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, social economic, geographical, behavioral and cultural conditions. covered in 4T (too old, too young, too much, too often) and 3L (late in making decisions, late in carrying / referring and late in getting services). Cross-sectoral collaboration is needed so that the district government can solve maternal and child health problems