COMMUNICATION COMMUNICATION OF VILLAGE AND BABY INVESTMENTS IN SUPPORTING DOWNLOADING OF MOTHER AND BABY DEATH RATE

  • Ernawati Koto Magister Ilmu Komunikasi Universitas Sumatera Utara
  • Lusiana Andriani Universitas Sumatera Utara
  • Rahmanita Ginting Universitas Sumatera Utara

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to analyze the communication competence of village midwives and TBAs in supporting the decrease of maternal and infant mortality rate and to analyze the efforts of village midwives and TBAs in maintaining partnership in Singkohor sub-district of Aceh Singkil district. The method used is qualitative method with constructivist paradigm. Data were collected based on in-depth interviews on 6 informants consisting of 3 village midwives and 3 dukun bayi. The results showed that the midwives 'midwives' partnership and midwife communications process worked well. The communication competence of village midwives and midwives is seen from the motivation, knowledge and skills indicate that the motivation of the village midwife to partner with the dukun baby is due to the belief and closeness of the community to the midwife whose knowledge is gained from the experience passed down from generation to generation while the shaman has motivation partnering with the village midwife because the TBA believes in the credibility of midwives in handling childbirth where knowledge is gained from the learning process.
Published
2018-04-07
How to Cite
KOTO, Ernawati; ANDRIANI, Lusiana; GINTING, Rahmanita. COMMUNICATION COMMUNICATION OF VILLAGE AND BABY INVESTMENTS IN SUPPORTING DOWNLOADING OF MOTHER AND BABY DEATH RATE. GOVERNANCE: Journal of Local Political and Developmental Studies, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 3, apr. 2018. ISSN 2406-8985. Available at: <http://ojs.lkispol.or.id/index.php/governance/article/view/58>. Date accessed: 03 aug. 2020.
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