SURVEILLANCE OF PULMONARY TUBERCULOSIS CASES IN SPECIAL PLACES (ISLAMIC BOARDING SCHOOL/PESANTREN) BANGKA SELATAN, BANGKA BELITUNG
Background: Pulmonary tuberculosis is one of the infectious and contagious diseases with the highest prevalence
in the world. Tuberculosis is a major public health problem with the third largest number in the world after China
and India, accounting for around 10% of the total number of tuberculosis patients in the world. The purpose of this
surveillance is to study the discovery of new TB cases and monitoring of treatment at a Special Place in South
Method: This study uses a cross-sectional study design carried out in May 2022. The population of this study is
the students of the Islamic Boarding School in South Bangka Regency. The sample in this study were 47
respondents with a history of coughing in the last 2 weeks. Primary data collection was in the form of collecting
sputum from respondents who indicated symptoms of pulmonary TB. Interviews by filling out questionnaires to
Result: Based on the results of the examination using the TCM method, there were no positive TB samples.
Conclusion: Community Health Center TB officers increase promotive and preventive efforts, especially for
students/students affected by pulmonary TB to prevent transmission to other students/students.
Key Word : Pulmonary tuberculosis