Metodologi Penelitian Kesehatan: A Review of Prof. Dr. Soekidjo Notoatmodjo's Book
Metodologi Penelitian Kesehatan (Health Research Methodology) is a book written by Prof. Dr. Soekidjo Notoatmodjo, a prominent Indonesian health researcher and educator. The book was first published in 2002 and has been revised several times, with the latest edition being the third one in 2018. The book aims to provide a comprehensive and practical guide for health researchers, especially in Indonesia, on how to conduct various types of health research, from basic to applied, from quantitative to qualitative, from descriptive to experimental.
The book consists of 12 chapters, covering topics such as the concept and scope of health research, the formulation of research problems and objectives, the review of literature, the design of research methods, the sampling techniques, the data collection and analysis, the interpretation and presentation of results, the ethical issues, and the writing of research proposals and reports. The book also provides examples and exercises to help readers apply the concepts and methods in their own research projects. The book is written in a clear and concise language, using simple terms and illustrations to explain complex concepts and procedures.
The book is a valuable resource for anyone who is interested in or involved in health research, especially in Indonesia. It offers a comprehensive and updated overview of the current trends and issues in health research, as well as practical tips and tools for conducting reliable and valid research. The book reflects the author's extensive experience and expertise in health research, as well as his dedication to improving the quality and relevance of health research in Indonesia.
The author of the book, Prof. Dr. Soekidjo Notoatmodjo, was born in Boyolali on December 27, 1940. He is currently a Professor of Public Health at the University of Indonesia. He started his education in health at the University of Indonesia, where he obtained his Bachelor of Public Health degree. He then continued his studies at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, England, where he earned his Master in Community Health degree. He finally obtained his Doctor of Public Health degree from the University of Indonesia.
Prof. Dr. Soekidjo Notoatmodjo has been teaching public health at the University of Indonesia since 1972 and as an honorary professor at the Christian University of Indonesia since 1980. He has also written several books on public health topics, such as health promotion, health behavior, health ethics and law, human resource development, and public health science and art. His books are widely used as references and textbooks by students and practitioners of public health in Indonesia.
Prof. Dr. Soekidjo Notoatmodjo is not only a prolific writer and educator, but also an active researcher and consultant. He has conducted and supervised numerous research projects on various aspects of public health, such as environmental health, maternal and child health, nutrition, communicable diseases, non-communicable diseases, health policy and management, and health system development. He has also provided consultancy services to various national and international organizations, such as the Ministry of Health, the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children's Fund, and the World Bank. 061ffe29dd