Name of the activity: COMBAT (Komunitas Bebas Tekanan Darah Tinggi)

Country/NMO: Indonesia (CIMSA-ISMKI)

Program: Healthy Lifestyles & Non-Communicable Diseases

Contact information: [email protected]

Type of the activity: Education. Education on health issues for specific societal groups, either in the form of projects (set of tasks for a certain group over a fixed period of time), events (something notable that happens) or conferences (form meeting about ideas related to a particular topic, usually over several days).

General description:

In a day we can educated them, have question and answer. gymnastic together. etc

Focus area:

Hypertension

Problem statement:

Why my activity needed because hypertension contributes to many diseases; stroke, heart failure, kidney failure, etc. An estimated 17.9 million people died from Cardio vascular diseases in 2016, representing 31% of all global deaths. Of these deaths, 85% are due to heart attack and stroke (WHO). in 2013, 25,8% indonesian have hypertension (Rikesdas). in 2016, 32,4% Indonesian have hypertension (Sirkesnas). because of that, we want to educate people to aware about hypertension.

Target groups:

General population

Beneficiaries:

General population, Medical students

Objectives and indicators of success:

Increasing knowledge about hypertension (causes, prevention, what to do if someone have hypertension, etc) in Pakualaman that have the highest prevalence rate of Jogjakarta and within 1-2 year.

Methodology:

Educated them about how to treat hypertension, how to prevent hypertension, why they should checkup their blood pressure, why they need to aware about hypertension, what activity that prevent hypertension etc. and then test them with pretest and post-test. in 1 year or couple of months, we can checkup in Puskesmas’s data, is the prevalnce rate of hypertension are incresing or decreasing (just to see is the education are followed with action)

Plans for evaluation:

From pretest and posttest. we can see the result, is it better or not. second, we can talk with the head of the community, is the community do things that we educated or not. we can ask for prevalence rate of hypertension to puskesmas. etc