Main Organiser

Julius Centre University of Malaya

Co-organiser

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malay

Supported by

University of Malaya

EXTRAORDINARY INCIDENCE OF MEASLES IN THE VILLAGE OF SAPONDA KEC.SOROPIA, KAB.KONAWE, SOUTHEAST SULAWESI PROVINCE, 2010

Author

Ramadhan Tosepu

Institution

Faculty Public Health, Haluoleo of University, Indonesia

Abstract

Objectives: In Indonesia the proportion of under- five child mortality approximately 16% of the death of all age groups, and mortality in infants is due to whooping cough, diphtheria and measles.

Methods: This research uses descriptive method approach of survey.

Results: A total of 32 patients (49.2%) measles patients residing in the hamlet III, with the first contact occurred on August 29, 2010. index cases occurred on 1 September 2010, Source of index cases of transmission occurred in Banggai regency of Central Sulawesi Province. Outbreaks in health center Soropia is propagated epidemic. Of the 65 patients with measles only seven people who had the measles immunization (10.8%) and are not as many as 58 people (89.2%) .

Conclusion: Type measles Extraordinary Events are propagated, Index case occurred on 5 September 2010, The source of transmission from children aged 7 years.