Health Promotion Effort through Individual and Group Counseling on Knowledges of Pregnant Mothers on Prevention Mother to Child HIV Transmission (PMTCT) for Pregnant Mothers in Tamanan Kediri 2022
Keywords:PMTCT, Counseling, HIV, Knowledge
Cases of pregnant women who are HIV-AIDS positive have increased from 2017-2020. In 2017 there were 3,873 pregnant women with HIV positive. In 2018, there was an increase of 5,074 pregnant women who were HIV positive. An increase in cases also occurred in 2019 as many as 6,439 cases. In 2020 for the January-September period there were 5,828 cases of HIV positive pregnant women. Efforts toOne way to prevent mother-to-child transmission is with Prevention Mother To Child Transmission counseling (PMTCT). This study aims to determine the effect of health promotion through individual and group counseling on knowledge of pregnant women about PMTCT in Tamanan Village, Kediri City Tahun 2022. This research method uses pre-experiments through a two group pre-test-post-test approach with the number of samples is 32 pregnant women. The analysis used is the Wilcoxon test with research instruments in the form of a questionnaire that has been tested for validity. Results the research shows that there is an effect of health promotion through individual and group counseling on the knowledge of pregnant women about PMTCT with p value = 0.00. It is hoped that the results of this research can used as a reference for implementing the program counseling regarding PMTCT.