• Budi Punjastuti Akademi Kesehatan Karya Husada, Yogyakarta


Background: Psychosocial support for mothers in the implementation of the Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV is very important in reducing the psychosocial burden so that people living with HIV/AIDS (ODHA) continue to enjoy good quality of life and function well in society. PMTCT program in the Province of Yogyakarta has started from 2006, and some existing hospitals such as Dr. Sardjito General Hospital routinely reported on the program in 2006-2009. Dr. Sardjito General Hospital is a referral hospital for some hospitals in Yogyakarta to receive people with HIV / AIDS, especially pregnant women which are HIV positive. Objective: To find out the overview of the mother's psychosocial support in the implementation of the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV in Dr.Sardjito General Hospital, Yogyakarta.

Methods: This was a qualitative study with a case study design. The research was conductedin Dr. Sardjito General Hospital, Yogyakarta. Data collection was done with in-depthinterviews on maternal psychosocial support in the implementation of the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV. Research subjects were 7 peopleand two PMTCT officers taken by purposive sampling. Analysis of data was through some stages namely transcription, data reduction and coding, data presentation, conclusion drawing andverification

Results: The over view of support received by mothers in PMTCT implementation could beseen from the forms and sources of psychosocial support from family, relatives and health personnel while from society it was not seen yet because the mothers had not been able toopen up about themselves. The impact of psychosocial support for mothers was that the life became more meaningful and had more spirit, but in society the impact was not yet seen because the mothers were a fraid to be isolated in the activity of the society environment.

Conclusion:. The mothers in the implementation of the Prevention of Mother-to-ChildTransmission (PMTCT) of HIV in Dr. Sardjito General Hospital, Yogyakarta, received full support from the family but they had not been able to reveal their current condition to the public because of the fear that the public would not accept them leading to a feeling to be isolated and exiled.The officers had given their best services from the early time when the mother knew to be infected by HIV and tried to eradicate stigma from other health providers.

Keywords: Psychosocial Support, PMTCT of HIV

Author Biography

Budi Punjastuti, Akademi Kesehatan Karya Husada, Yogyakarta

Gg. Kantil No.11b, Bumijo, Kec. Jetis, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55231


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How to Cite
Punjastuti B. DUKUNGAN PSIKOSOSIAL DALAM PELAKSANAAN PREVENTION OF MOTHER-TO-CHILD TRANSMISSION (PMTCT) OF HIV. Media ilmu kesehat. [Internet]. 2019Oct.22 [cited 2020Jun.3];1(1):39-4. Available from: https://ejournal.unjaya.ac.id/index.php/mik/article/view/8