Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Author : Afidah, Huwaina


Performance Analysis of Covid-19 Epidemiology Surveillance at the Class 1 Port Health Office Batam in the Batam Center International Ferry Port Work Area

Dewi Agustina; Huwaina Afidah; Nur fadhilah Hasanah

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2021, Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 1739-1746

COVID-19 is infectious by a coronavirus. It causes that are unknown
before the outbreak in Wuhan, China. COVID-19 is now a pandemic occurring
in many countries around the world.The study aimed to analyze the performance
of COVID-19 Epidemiological Surveillance in Class I Port Health Office Batam,
Batam Center International Ferry Port Work Area. The study used a qualitative
descriptive approach using triangulation methods (observation, interviews, and
documentation). The results found that several indicators we re still lacking, such
as lack ofmanpower and facilities. Surveillance officers who were still not good
enough, in te rms of numbers, resulting in 1 staff having to take holidays on
weekdays. Meanwhile, in terms of facilities, some facilities were damaged,
namely thermal scanne rs, for process and output activities that we re following the
specified indicators. This study concludes that the epidemiological surveillance
activities in Port Health Office I Batam, Batam Center Inte rnational Fe rry Port
Work Area in-process and output have been going well and are by the input,
even though there is a shortage of input. It is recommended that the class I Port
Health Office Batam add more personnel, especially quarantine officers,
andorganizeand replace damaged thermal scanners so that surveillance activities,
especially on input, are better.