Administrative Factors and Key Success Factors Affecting the Surveillance, Prevention and Control of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) among the Health Personnel at Sub-District Health Promoting Hospital

Authors

  • Gerattikun Kaenphrom
  • Prachak Bouphan
  • Krissana Aunthakot
  • Surachai Phimha

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.16873

Keywords:

administrative factors, key success factors, control coronavirus disease 2019 (covid-19)

Abstract

This is a cross-sectional study aimed to identifyadministrative factors and key success factors affecting
the surveillance, prevention, and control of COVID-9 among the health personnel at sub-district health
promoting hospitals in KhonKaenProvince. The sample size was 138 health workers working in Sub-district
health promoting hospital KhonKaenProvince, Thailand. Respondents were selected by applying systematic
sampling method. A total of 905 people were selected from the study population for the quantitative study
and 12 key informants were selected for the qualitative study. The qualitative study was carried out by
using in-depth interview guidelines. The questionnaire was evaluated by 3 experts yielding an IOC value of
more than 0.50 in all questions. The Cronbach’s alpha coefficient of the questionnaire was 0.92. Data was
collected between 21st December 2020 to 9th January 2021. Data analysis was performed by descriptive
statistics and inferential statistics as a significant level at 0.05.
The results of the study showed that key success in all levels of agencies involved were with a work plan
to support the performance, the performance link between the hospital and link to a major hospital, and the
administrative factors of time, money, and management affecting and could jointly predict the surveillance,
prevention and control of COVID-19(72.7%e (R2 = 0.727, p-value < 0.001).In conclusion, five factors are
identified to affect surveillance, control and prevention of COVID-19 amongthe public health officials.
Therefore, there should be a plan to support the performance in assigning responsibilities, promoting
participation in policy making, planning of time, budgetmanagement and regular and proper co-ordination
for internal and external organizations.

Author Biographies

Gerattikun Kaenphrom

Master of Public Health Student, Department of Public Health Administration, Health
Promotion, and Nutrition, Faculty of Public Health,KhonKaen University, Thailand

Prachak Bouphan

Associate Professor in Department of Public Health Administration, Health
Promotion, and Nutrition, Faculty of Public Health,KhonKaen University, Thailand,

Krissana Aunthakot

Kuchinarai District Public Health Office, Kalasin Province, Thailand,

Surachai Phimha

Lecturer of Department of Public Health Administration, Health Promotion, and Nutrition, Faculty of Public Health, KhonKaen University, Thailand

Published

2021-08-16

How to Cite

Gerattikun Kaenphrom, Prachak Bouphan, Krissana Aunthakot, & Surachai Phimha. (2021). Administrative Factors and Key Success Factors Affecting the Surveillance, Prevention and Control of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) among the Health Personnel at Sub-District Health Promoting Hospital. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(4), 1204-1210. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i4.16873

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