Penularan Penyakit Tuberculosis (TB) di Malaysia: Amalan Pencegahan dan Mekanisme Pengawalan di Institusi Pendidikan

Mohd Faiz Mohd Yaakob, Jamal@Nordin Yunus

Abstract


Tuberculosis or TB is a major issue in Malaysia as the dramatic emerge of infection. In Mac 2016 (Until 15 April 2016) 3049 cases were reported and total cases were reported 7717 cases which increasing 902 (13.0%) cases at same month 2015 (6815 cases). Meanwhile, prevention and diagnosis should be started from children. Educational planning with the collaboration from Ministry of Education (MOE) and Ministry of Health (MOH) should be intensive to ensure the prevention and mechanism control of this disease can be cure at the beginning. The focus of the study was given on the (1) transmission of tuberculosis (TB) in Malaysia (2) practice of prevention of TB (3) mechanism control in educational institutions and (4) promotion health programmes in schools. The conclusion of this study is drawn on the premise of providing plausible suggestion that will promote good governance for the Ministry of Education (MOE) and Ministry of Health (MOH) to strengthening the current policy for a better future implementation.

Keywords


Public health; tuberculosis (TB); prevention; mechanism control; educational policy and planning

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