Health, Local Culture and Environment Cultural Strategies of Local Communities in Dealing With Scarcity of Health Access Due to Environmental Conditions

Martinus Legowo, FX Sadewo, Refti Listyani, Farid Pribadi
2019 Proceedings of the Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Environment and Sustainability Issues, ICESI 2019, 18-19 July 2019, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia   unpublished
Infrastructure development in Indonesia has taken place in the last five years. However, in a number of areas the community has not been able to connect properly, especially in eastern Indonesia. They cannot access health facilities that are more likely in urban areas. This limited access is caused by various things. First, limited medical personnel. Second, facilities that are inadequate due to environmental problems. Difficult distances and terrain are the main obstacles. Through ethnographic
more » ... hrough ethnographic research, in a number of local communities in South Sorong Regent and Teluk Wondama Regent, researchers looked at various strategies and local wisdom turned out to have been able to overcome health problems, so it did not become a disaster.
doi:10.4108/eai.18-7-2019.2290348 fatcat:mlklamoz2bcqnevrm7qzn6no54