Prevention and control of tuberculosis infections: a phenomenology study

  • ASSEEE Conference Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia, Jl. Dr. Setiabudi no 229., Bandung 40154 ,West Java ,Indonesia
  • Upik Rahmi
  • Sehabudin Selasa
  • Septian Andriyani Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia


This study aims to determine the experience of nurses in health centers regarding the factors that affect the prevention and control of TB infection and to determine the risk of nosocomial infection transmission. This research is qualitative research using a phenomenological approach, structured interviews. The research sample was 4 Health Centers nurses in Indonesia. The sampling technique was total sampling. The interview in the confidential meeting room, conducted in Indonesian, lasted about 30 minutes. Participants' responses were recorded during the interview, the researcher typed and examined the coded script. Interviews were recorded using a tape recorder. Four themes were found, namely the lack of health service facilities, socio-cultural factors, patient behavior in utilizing health services.