Hygiene and sanitation challenge for covid-19 prevention in Indonesia

Sang Gede Purnama, Dewi Susanna

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The case of COVID-19 in Indonesia continues to increase, transmitted directly and indirectly. Hygiene and sanitation approaches are needed for prevention. The purpose of this review is to review how the transmission COVID-19, the challenges of Indonesia, and the policy of COVID-19 prevention with hygiene and sanitation approaches. The results show Indonesia's challenges namely urban area density, air pollution, and smokers, low hand washing habits, low access to clean water and drinking water, open defecation behavior, limited personal protective equipment. COVID-19 control policy with the hygiene sanitation approach is carried out with 4 factors namely personal protect equipment, health education, personal hygiene, and sanitation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6-13
Number of pages8
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • COVID-19
  • Hygiene
  • Indonesia
  • Sanitation


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