OMPHE-VIA (Obedient Male Partner in Health-Education and Engagement for Visual Inspection with Acetic Acid Examination) Model Was Solution to Save Cervical Cancer

Ferdinal Ferry(1*), RIzanda Machmud(2), Soetrisno Soetrisno(3), Adang Bachtiar(4)

(1) Public Health Science Department, Medical Faculty of Andalas University, Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia.
(2) Public Health Science Department, Medical Faculty of Andalas University, Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia.
(3) Social Obstetrics and Gynecology Division, Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Medical Faculty of Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia
(4) Public Health Science Department, Medical Faculty of Indonesia University, Jakarta, Indonesia
(*) Corresponding Author



Background: VIA screening is very suitable for developing countries such as Indonesia, because the technique is easy, simple, low cost/cheap, high sensitivity, fast and accurate for early detection of cervical cancer. The coverage of early detection in Indonesia is <5% so that many cases of cervical cancer are found to be at an advanced stage and often cause death in women.

Methods: This study uses a mix-method study approach with a sequential exploratory approach. The research was carried out sequentially with qualitative methods first (interviews and FGDs), then continued with quantitative methods. In this study, the sampling technique used was multi-stage random sampling in 7 selected sub-districts.

Results: The variable perception of vulnerability with a good perception of vulnerability have a 2.64 times greater risk of carrying out an VIA examination. In multivariate modeling, knowledge is the most dominant variable because it has the largest POR of 6.3, which means the N-Gain value is in the medium category with a fairly effective interpretation of the effectiveness of the module, namely an increase in knowledge of 63.86% after being given education using the OMPHE-VIA module. 

Conclusion: Based on the implementation of the OMPHE-VIA module, it was found that there was an increase in the average value of knowledge, before and after the education was given. It was also found that there was a significant difference in knowledge, and husband's support, construct between before and after the education was given using the OMPHE-VIA module.


early detection, cervical cancer, OMPHE model

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