System analysis of public health surveillance in school-age children

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School-age children are more susceptible to disease transmission. Health efforts to control health problems are public health surveillance. School institutions have the potential to be the place for conducting surveillance for school-age children, considering that the school institution is a strategic place because its existence will facilitate the outreach of health programs to school-age children. The purpose of this study was to analyze the public health surveillance system for the development of public health surveillance in school-age children. This research was operational research with cross-sectional design. Research variables include data types, data sources, data collection methods, data analysis, health information and information dissemination. Development of a surveillance information system model using the System Development Life Cycle approach. The results of data identification were carried out on the types of data and information that could be monitored and collected by School Health Program teachers and students in schools. The data includes symptoms, immunization data, Adverse Events Following Immunization, student absenteeism and healthy behavior and risk factors for non-communicable diseases. The input entity as a data source is the school and the output entity as the recipient of information is the district/city health office and the education office. Information generated from this surveillance is to complete health program data from health services.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)391-396
Number of pages6
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2019


  • Indonesia
  • Information system
  • Model
  • School-age children
  • Surveillance


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