To meet the need for health and a healthy body so that they can carry out activities as before, people are looking for treatments that can cure diseases. Of course, this is after consideration in him. A struggle of thought, so they decided to find a healer whom they believed was capable of healing. This edition is, of course, greatly influenced by knowledge, be it patient or healing. This edition emphasizes the importance of knowledge by the patient and the healing agent.
In this edition, the published article consists of the results of research that talks about health in the family. It starts from problems that are very close to the family, namely dental health in children affected by family parenting with a cultural background, to family efforts to maintain health with traditional medicine.
Community groups have their conceptions of the health-The concept of healthy and sick. With the knowledge passed down from the ancestors, they utilize the surroundings as medicinal ingredients in overcoming diseases. The issues in the current article tell the knowledge and treatment carried out in the community as an adaptive response to the disease suffered. Knowledge of Batak people against diseases and traditional medicine, people Karo with medicinal oil. So is the disease that is currently pandemic. Javanese people know herbal medicine as a health drink that can prevent contracting covid 19.
The understanding of concepts to health and illness in the community becomes the starting point for them in determining their treatment income. This edition tries to provide an overview of the concept of health and illness, the use of Traditional Birth Attendant services. Using an untrained Traditional Birth Attendant service can be dangerous for both the mother and the baby. However, if it is energized, it can prevent stunting. Indonesia is rich in traditional medicine. In this edition, we highlight "Kuning" and "Jamu" as traditional medicine and disease prevention.
Reproductive health issues are fundamental in supporting the continuity of quality life. In the first edition, some writings try to give an idea of reproductive health in some ethnicities that become cultural in their lives. Study their knowledge of reproductive health and the act of marriage at a young age.
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