In the previous article, we already discussed about the increase of pregnancies number and the explosion of birth rate due to the “From Home” method, which is encouraged by the government to do more activities at home in order to reduce the spread of Covid – 19
Head of BKKBN, dr. Hasto Wardoyo, Sp.OG(K), said the number of unplanned pregnancies is quite high. It should be noted that the national average is around 17.5% of pregnancies. DKI Jakarta alone can have an unplanned pregnancy rate of up to 26%, while Yogyakarta reaches 24%. This increase is also due to the reduced use of contraceptives and the consumption of birth control pills.
In the middle of the advice to avoid the hospital if there is nothing urgent, unfortunately pregnancy check-up often require to the direct examinations with high intensity.
In the last few weeks, we often to hear about the increase of pregnant women who have been infected by Covid – 19, especially since the new variant has come to the public. New variant mutations are considered more virulent and have more potential to attack the various groups.
The Indonesian Obstetrics and Gynecology Association (POGI) recorded that 536 pregnant women had tested positive for Covid-19 over the past year from April 2020 to April 2021.
Around 72 percent of them were exposed at 37 weeks of pregnancy and 51 of the 536 pregnant women who were confirmed positive for Covid-19 were in the Asymptomatic People (OTG) category.
This condition is very terrifying because it will be fatal if it’s too late to realize and late to handle, also potential to contaminate people around them.
In the middle of battling with the virus as a world issue, audience need to be smart in adaptation and take the best action to anticipate the situation. Technological advancements in the last few years should be our branch mark as a solution to transform to be the answer in changing for better ways.
In healthcare, technology is not a new things. It’s all about the uneven application in various regions and unbalanced use in various fields. We need to develop more to create a positive impact in the future.
How’s the doctor dealing with this struggling situation to avoid the dangers of the Covid – 19?
How’s their effort to take care of the patient so they can still feel safe and conducive in giving the examination?
Has the development of medical technology in Indonesia been enough to help and facilitate the performance of the doctors and also for the other medical practitioners?
Let’s hear the younger generation to speak!
How Health Professionals Can Innovate and Adapt Through Digital Transformation