Implementation of Local Government Organizations According to the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention and Solution Act 2016 : Case Study of Health Region 10, Thailand

Authors

  • Sopapan Kaewhan
  • Saksit Sripa

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15977

Keywords:

adolescent pregnancy; Local Administrative Organization;the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention and Solution Act. B.E. 2016

Abstract

Background: Pregnancy in adolescence is a global problem. Around the world gives attention and attempts to
find a solution in prevention and resolution of the problem. The purpose of this research is to learn the process of
the local authorities in complying act for prevention and solution of the adolescent pregnancy problem, B.E. 2559
(2016) : case studies of Health Region 10. Methods: The study was divided into 2 parts is Quantitative research.
It is a cross-sectional survey study by questionnaire and interviewingwhich are methods to collect data, analyzing
information, using descriptive statistics including frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation to describe the
information of the personal factor, knowledge, comprehensive, attitude, point of views, problems and berriers to
the process of act for prevention and solution of the adolescent pregnancy problem, B.E. 2559 (2016). The sample
and using Pearson correlation coefficient analyze the relationships between variables Operate between August and
October 2020.Results: The result of the research found that in phase 1 the general information of people who work
in reproductive health, the local authorities in complying act for prevention and solution of the adolescent pregnancy
problem, B.E. 2559 (2016) : case studies of Health Region 10 doing survey is women 66.80 percentage, age 36 –
45 years 51.60 percentage, mostly working in Subdistrict Administrative Organization 64.80 percentage, years of
working mean 10.74 years the score of knowledge personnel about act for prevention and solution of the adolescent
pregnancy problem, B.E. 2559 (2016) is high level ( X = 8.38 score, S.D. = 2.10) and the score of Comprehensive
medium level ( X =7.42 score, S.D. = 1.32). The people who work in reproductive health the local authorities
complying pay attention in pregnancy in adolescent 54.30 percentage, comprehensive and attitude is high level ( X
=3.70 score, S.D. = 0.50). In the Phase 2, the analysis of Pearson Correlation Coefficient) analyzed to the relationship
between variables found that the knowledge of the act for prevention and solution of the adolescent pregnancy
problem, B.E. 2559 (2016) (X1) (r=0.164*), the attitude and emphasis about act for prevention and solution of the
adolescent pregnancy problem, B.E. 2559 (2016) (X3) (r=0.214*) and the point of views in people who work in the
local authorities complying act for prevention and solution of the adolescent pregnancy problem, B.E. 2559 (2016)
(X4) (r=0.369*) have positive relationship with the result of the process in a problem and a barrier in operations of
the relevant departments according to act for prevention and solution of the adolescent pregnancy problem, B.E.
2559 (2016), statistically significant at a level of 0.05. The understanding of act for prevention and solution of the
adolescent pregnancy problem, B.E. 2559 (2016) (X2) (r=-0.108) does not have any relationship with the results of
the process in a problem and a barrier in the operations of the relevant departments according to act for prevention
and solution of the adolescent pregnancy problem, B.E. 2559 (2016), statistically significant at a level of 0.05.
Conclusion: In conclusion, this research shows the highest score in Yasothorn province that using strategy of Actthe
prevention and resolving of pregnancy in adolescence B.E. 2559 following 5 strategies and added strategy number 6
which are religious and culture. Building a family culture of conduct living in adolescents based on traditions in daily
life under the supervision of their parents has been operating models that are suitable for the local. Therefore, the
success factor of the operation of Health Region 10 and institution relevant should be given priority by formulating
a policy to lead to further action.

Author Biographies

Sopapan Kaewhan

Graduate Student, Doctor of Philosophy Programme in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Division of Pharmacy Practice,Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UbonRatchathani University

Saksit Sripa

Saksit Sripa (PhD). Lecturer, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UbonRatchathani University

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Kaewhan, S., & Sripa, S. . (2021). Implementation of Local Government Organizations According to the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention and Solution Act 2016 : Case Study of Health Region 10, Thailand. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 4370-4380. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15977