Child Hand Washing Intervention (Age < 5 Years) Against The Risk of Infection in Child Care: Systematic Review

  • Winda Agus Tina Universitas Airlangga
  • Joni Haryanto Universitas Airlangga
  • Retno Indarwati Universitas Airlangga
Keywords: Children (Age<5 Years), Child Care, Hand Washing, Infection Risk

Abstract

The risk of infection experienced by children (age < 5 years) who do not wash their hands properly becomes a serious threat to the health. Purpose: The study aims to explain handwashing interventions in child care facilities against the risk of infection.

A systematic review was obtained from Scopus, PubMed, Science Direct, SAGE and ProQuest database, published between 2010-2020. The study design; Narrative analysis of the study's findings has been conducted.

A total of 25 studies covered about comprehensive handwashing interventions (n=18) and behavior (n=7). The average number of participants more than one hundred respondents.

Dealing with hand washing is essential in first aid to prevent the risk of infection in children aged < 5 years. Various interventions can have a significant effect on reducing the risk of infection although other interventions provide different successes.

Published
2021-05-02
How to Cite
Tina, W., Haryanto, J., & Indarwati, R. (2021). Child Hand Washing Intervention (Age &lt; 5 Years) Against The Risk of Infection in Child Care: Systematic Review. STRADA Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan, 10(1), 283-293. https://doi.org/10.30994/sjik.v10i1.622