Prayogi, Benny and Angraini, Dian Isti and Cania, Eka (2017) Peran Dokter terhadap MPOWER sebagai Upaya Berhenti Merokok di Layanan Kesehatan Primer. Majority, 7 (1). pp. 135-139. ISSN 2337-3776

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Every year it estimated that 7.9% of deaths occur in Indonesia due to tobacco use or smoking. Smoking is a difficult habit to stop. The World Health Organization (WHO) has a globally announced Monitor, Protect, Offer, Warn, Enforce, dan Raise (MPOWER) strategy that could done globally to address the cigarette epidemic. Simply MPOWER include monitor tobacco use and prevention policies, protect people from tobacco, offer help to quit tobacco use, warn about the dangers of tobacco, enforce bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, also raise taxes on tobacco. One strategy is to offer help to stop tobacco use and to help smokers quit smoking, which is needed in tobacco control programs. At least there are three type of treatment should be in list of tobacco control. Treatment appropriate to the 5A approach (asking, assess, advise, assist, dan arrange follow-up), provision of telecommunication services (Quitlines), and pharmacological therapy into nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). As a doctor in primary healthcare, MPOWER could become mayor action in helping smoker to quit smoking. Not just to active smoker, MPOWER hopefully also could protect passive smokers from smoke exposition.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Fakultas Kedokteran (FK) > Prodi Pendidikan Dokter
Depositing User: DIAN ISTI Rini Angraini
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2018 09:50
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2018 09:50

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