Mentoring of Pregnant Women at High Risk Program (Gerdaristi) to Reduce Maternal and Infant Mortality in Nganjuk, East Java


  • Titin Ratnaningsih Masters Program in Public Health, Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta
  • Hermanu Joebagio Faculty of Teacher and Educational, Sebelas Maret University
  • Bhisma Murti Masters Program in Public Health, Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta


Background: Maternal and infant mortality has the third rank in East Java. The effort to reduce the number of maternal and infant mortality is through Mentoring Program Pregnancy and High Risk Infants Mortality or Gerakan Pendampingan Ibu Hamil Beresiko Tinggi (Gerdaristi). This study aimed to investigate the success rate of implementation of Gerdaristi program in reducing Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) and Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) in Nganjuk.

Subjects and Method: This was a case study with qualitative method. This was conducted in Nganjuk, East Java.


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How to Cite

Ratnaningsih, T., Joebagio, H., & Murti, B. (2016). Mentoring of Pregnant Women at High Risk Program (Gerdaristi) to Reduce Maternal and Infant Mortality in Nganjuk, East Java. Journal of Maternal and Child Health, 1(4), 268–276. Retrieved from