THE EFFECTIVENESS OF REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH EDUCATION MODEL AMONG INDONESIAN WOMEN MIGRANT WORKERS
Reproductive health issues are one of the issues that migrant workers face. Therefore, it is crucial to prevent reproductive disorders to maintain migrant workers’ health. An effective prevention strategy is health education, which aims to increase migrant workers' knowledge and awareness about reproductive health. In Indonesia, there is still limited source of Reproductive Health Education Model for Indonesian Migrant Workers (IMWs). This study aims to assess the effectiveness of the model of reproductive health education which is created to improve health reproduction knowledge of Indonesian women migrant workers. This research is an quasi-experimental one group pre and post test design. The data were obtained from the intervention study that was carried out for migrant workers in Hong Kong in eight meetings. Sample for the intervention study was carried out by total sampling from a Indonesian women migrant worker community in Hongkong. Total of 36 people were involved in the study. Level of knowledge were assessed from the pre and post test conducted in training. Education-based interventions can improve migrant workers' reproductive health-related knowledge. Each given module significantly influences knowledge of respondents, with a p-value of each module is 0.000. The overall modules also show significant results with a p-value of 0.000 in increasing health reproduction knowledge of respondents. Indonesian women migrant workers should receive health reproduction education to increase their health reproduction knowledge.
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