EVALUATION OF AVAILABILITY OF STANDARD SANITATION FACILITIES IN HEALTH POLYTECHNIC OF KUPANG, MINISTRY OF HEALTH
Introduction : Sanitation facilities are very important for the community, especially educational institutions to prevent the occurrence of diseases, such as thypus abdomenalis, diarrhea, dysentery, hepatitis A, cholera, poliomyelitis transmitted through bad environment. Adequate sanitation facilities in health institutions can break the chain of transmission of the disease especially transmitted through insect vectors and rodent animals (flies, cockroaches, rats). This study aims to determine the description of sanitation facilities in Health Polytechnic of Kupang.
Subject and Method : The type of this research is descriptive research with evaluation method with design / research design using Cross Sectional Study design. This research was conducted in all study programs in Health Polytechnic of Kupang from August to September 2015.
Result : The result of research at Health Polytechnic of Kupang showed that the availability of latrines has not fulfilled the requirements based on the ratio of toilet and user (1:20) 1: 29, the quality of clean water has fulfilled the physical requirements (tasteless, colorless and odorless), the number of trash cans, as many as 193 containers (69%), most of waste disposal canals in all study programs in Health Polytechnic of Kupang are already qualified.
Conclusion : Based on the research result found that sanitation facilities in Health Polytechnic of Kupang has fulfilled the standard, such as the availability of clean water, trash can, and waste disposal canal.