• Ainur Rachman Departement of Health Science, Lincoln University College, Malaysia and Departement of Public Health, Universitas Muhammadiyah Kalimantan Timur, Indonesia
  • Tukimin Tukimin Departement of Health Science, Lincoln University College, Malaysia


Background: Dengue fever keeps increasing every year, so to reduce the incidence of dengue fever, prevention efforts are needed with health promotion efforts in the community. So far, health promotion has been running by gathering residents, and therefore it is necessary to have an automatic way of health education that can be targeted directly at residents.Objective: To investigate an urgency of automated audio system tools as away to prevent dengue fever. Method: Qualitative research method and focus group discussion was employed in this study. Some experts and residentswere invited as subjects of the tool, and eleven key informants were employed to decide the proper model for the tool. Result: The results of interviewsshowed that the tool was approved with some conditions such as considering the proper design, duration, and the placement of the tool at residents’ homes.Conclusion: the automated audio system tool could be used for health education that works automatically to spread information related to dengue fever prevention for the community, so they could do the prevention at home.


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