Journal of Language and Health <p>&nbsp;<strong>Journal of&nbsp;Language and Health (JLH)</strong> is a peer-reviewed journal which promotes discussion on a broad range of the relationships between language and health. Catering for the linguistic expressions of health condition (including clinical and pathological), the journal publishes conceptual and empirical articles in the area. Submissions may include experimental, review, and theoretical discussion articles, with studies of either quantitative and/or qualitative frameworks. Articles may relate to any area of the intersections between language and health with regard, but not limited, to etiological issues, diagnosis, intervention, and theoretical frameworks.</p> <p><img src="/public/site/images/admin/COVER_JLH_DEPAN_TUNGGAL_BARCODE_P-ISSN1.jpg" width="279" height="392"></p> CV. Global Health Science Group en-US Journal of Language and Health 2722-0311 The Role of Nigerian Indigenous Languages in Covid-19 Discourse <p>Nigerian Indigenous languages are quintessential to the modus operandi of communication in Nigeria. The indigenous languages are dominated by English language which is a lingua franca in Nigeria. Since the broke out of COVID-19 disease; a 'highly transmittable and pathogenic viral infection’ there have been several measures to contain the disease. The need to spread adequate information that will enhance the personal safety of Nigerians has led to the use of the indigenous languages in facilitating information sharing among indigenous people in Nigeria. Consequently, this study investigates the role of the Nigerian indigenous languages in the fight against COVID-19. Methodologically, data were collected through electronic media. Salawu’s model for indigenous language developmental communication was adopted for this study. The results of this study show that Nigerian indigenous languages are used in spreading COVID-19 preventive measures, media briefing on National television, health orientation and, medical research. This shows that the Nigerian indigenous languages which overtime has been dominated by English could be very significant at a critical time of medical delivery.</p> Kenneth Ekezie Obiorah ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2021-10-03 2021-10-03 2 2 43 52 10.37287/jlh.v2i2.514 The Effect of Instructional Guidelines on Women that Suffer from Genital Prolapse <p>Genital prolapse is one of the most frequent causes of gynecological morbidities among women in the world. The symptoms of genital prolapse can be extremely debilitating and have an appreciable impact on quality of life. The present study aimed to evaluate the effect of instructional guidelines on women that suffer from genital prolapse <em>&nbsp;</em>. Quazi experimental design was conducted at the out-patient’s clinics of Fayoum University hospital and General hospital (obstetrics and gynecology clinic). Purposive sample 73 women was included in the study. Data were collected through four types of tools (structured interviewing questionnaire sheet, Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification system (POP–Q) . It was used to assess genital prolapse<em>,</em> Pelvic organ prolapse-symptoms score (POP-ss)<strong><em>,</em></strong>it was used to assess symptoms of genital prolapse and Instructional guidelines follow up sheet was designed to assess the manifestations. The results of this study revealed that there were a statistically no significant differences between the women with satisfactory level of knowledge and genital prolapsed symptoms, and its stages before instructional guidelines. While the result is almost statistically significant between the women with satisfactory level of knowledge and symptoms and stages after instructional guidelines, there were a statistically significant differences between the genital prolapsed symptoms and its stages before and after instructional guidelines. The study concluded that instructional guidelines was effective in improving women' knowledge and stages regarding genital prolapse. As well a reduction in prolapse symptoms which lead to better quality of life at follow-up periods.</p> Mervat Saad Fathy Saad Entesar Fatouh Abdel Moniem Rania Abd El-hak Eid Farrag Haitham Mohannad Badran ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2021-10-23 2021-10-23 2 2 53 64 10.37287/jlh.v2i2.605 The Effect of Leaflet Media Health Counseling on Public Knowledge about the Implementation of the Covid-19 Health Protocol <pre style="text-align: justify; tab-stops: 21.3pt 91.6pt 137.4pt 183.2pt 229.0pt 274.8pt 320.6pt 366.4pt 412.2pt 458.0pt 503.8pt 549.6pt 595.4pt 641.2pt 687.0pt 732.8pt; background: white;"><span style="font-size: 11.0pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif';">The Corona Virus Health Protocol 2019 (Covid-19) is a policy set by WHO as the World Health Organization and by the Government of Indonesia to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic. This study aims to identify the effect of leaflet media health counseling on public knowledge about the implementation of covid-19 health protocol in LK 06 Kelapa Tujuh, North Lampung. This research is really important as kind of prevention to face this pandemic because no one knows when will this pandemic end. The aim is to find out public knowledge about the Covid-19 health protocol before and after being given counseling. The type of research used is quantitative research with Tr ue Experiments research design using the Pretest-Posttest Control Group Design approach. The population is the head of the family in the LK 06 Kelapa Tujuh with the sample criteria being traders. The research instrument use a questionnaire sheet with validity test obtained R Table of 0.444. The statistical test use the Independent Samples t Test. The results show that, based on the answers to the knowledge and behavioral application questionnaire, the results of the Independent Samples t Test show that the Sig value or p value = 0.000 is smaller than 0.05. So, it can be concluded that there is an influence from Leaflet Media Health Counseling on Public Knowledge about the Implementation of the Covid-19 Health Protocol.</span></pre> Hadid Al Hafidz Nova Mega Rukmana Achmad Djamil ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2021-10-28 2021-10-28 2 2 65 72 10.37287/jlh.v2i2.746 The Factors that Related with Occurrence Food Waste of Diabetes Militus Patients <p>According to the survey, the percentage of food waste’s diabetes militus patients in the Imanuel Hospital of Bandar lampung still have not reached the minimum service standars. This study aimsed to analyze the factors associated with food waste in diabetes militus patients in Hospital Imanuel. This is a descriptive analytic study using a cross sectional research design.&nbsp; The sample of this study was 50 patients who suffered diabetes mellitus and were hospitalized. The sample is taken = by purposive sampling. The Analysis of the relationship between the dependent variable and the independent variable is done by using the chi square test. Data on age, gender, appearance of food, taste of food and attitude of officers were obtained through a questionnaire while leftover food was obtained through the Comstock form. Of the totat sampels from 50 th 46% 56 years old, and 78% sex women.The results of correlation test there is a significant association between&nbsp; appearance of food (p value 0,005)&nbsp; and taste of food (p value 0,002) with the food waste. There were no significant associations&nbsp; between service providers (p value 0,776) with the food waste.</p> Ajib Jayadi Dewi Woro Asep Jalaludin Saleh ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2021-10-28 2021-10-28 2 2 73 78 10.37287/jlh.v2i2.780 Factors Affecting Public Trust in Willing to Have A Covid 19 Vaccine <p>From the Lampung Provincial Health Office as of April 13, 2021, for confirmed cases of Covid 19, which are 14,657 people and for the number of deaths, 795 people. This vaccination solution, of course, has again caused a polemic for some people. First, because of doubts about vaccine development, which was carried out with a fairly fast period of time, which was only about 1 year. The purpose of this study was to determine the factors that influence public confidence in being willing to vaccinate against COVID-19 for residents of RT 06 Jagabaya 2 Bandar Lampung Village in 2021. The research method used is descriptive quantitative research with a case control approach. The research was carried out on July 14, 2021 until July 30, 2021, at the research location, namely at RT 06 Jagabaya 2 Village, Way Halim District, Bandar Lampung City. The population in this study were all residents of RT 06 Jagabaya 2 Village with a vulnerable age of less than 18 years to the age of 58 years, which amounted to approximately 470 people. In this study the samples were grouped into 2, namely the case group (41 respondents) and the control group (41 respondents). The analysis in this study was carried out univariate and bivariate. The results showed that there is a relationship between knowledge, values, attitudes and beliefs with behavior, namely the availability of a Covid 19 vaccine in residents of RT 06 Jagabaya 2 Bandar Lampung Village in 2021. Health workers at the research location are expected to increase good knowledge about vaccines and provide an understanding that vaccines does not conflict with certain values, and the vaccine to be given is halal. And can also provide education about the importance of vaccines during a pandemic</p> Ria Purnama Nana Novriana Febria Listina ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2021-10-28 2021-10-28 2 2 81 90 10.37287/jlh.v2i2.781