Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : nonsmoking area

The Implementationof Non-Smoking Area Policy in Hospital of Islam Faisal Makassar

Muhammad Alwy Arifin; Nurhayani .; Indar .; Saifuddin Sirajuddin; Andriana Susanti; Nur Inayah Ismaniar; Sudirman .

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2021, Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 1358-1365

Determination of non-smoking area should be held in healthcare facilities, one of them in hospitals. That’s why the policy of implementing non-smoking areas (KTR) has been identified as the main intervention strategy in disease control and environmental sanitation. The study aimed to examine more deeply about the implementation of non smoking area (KTR) policy at the Hospital of Islam Faisal Makassar. Qualitative designs have been used in this research. The informants 8 people were obtained by using snowballing sampling/chain sampling. Data collection is done by in-depth interviews, continuous observation during the research and focus group discussion (FGD). Data processing is done by using triangulation and content analysis method. The results showed that communication variables run well based on transmission, consistency, and clarity of the rules that must apply concerning KTR and its application in the Hospital of Islam Faisal Makassar. Whereas, based on the variable of resources at the Hospital of Islam Faisal Makassar has not supported in terms of staff, information and authority, and also in terms of facilities are still not fulfilled. It is expected that the hospital should be increase the things in the form of communication, structure of bureaucracy and disposition well to all elements of the hospital.