UNAIR NEWS – Becoming Best Graduate in Faculty of Public Health (FKM) has increasingly perfected her achievements. Ita Kusuma ended her bachelor’s degree with a GPA (cumula tive achievement index) cumlaude of 3.93.
In addition, Ita claimed that she did not have anything special, but only three things. Namely, learning, learning, and learning. That was the reason, Ita actively went to library and faculty reading room. Furthermore, she deepened the material learned in class also actively upgrading her knowledge.
“I’m a transfer student and my class schedule held on day and night. Thus, there is enough time in the morning to visit there (library and reading room, ed).” she said.
When she was a student, Ita said, she had experienced anxiety. She admitted that she was worried for leaving his son and daughter in a week.
“Especially, if they are not feeling well or in school exam,” she recalls.
“I also helped them studying by phone. Alhamdulillah, even though I studied in university, their achievements still great.” she added.
Ita took the title of Unmet Need Family Planning On Eligible Couple With Chronic Diseases At Bojonegoro Regency for her thesis in accordance with the problem in her hometown. In fact, the number of cases of maternal deaths in Bojonegoro has increased from year to year. Precisely beginning with a pregnancy with a chronic disease.
“Pregnancy at fertile age couples with chronic diseases will increase the occurrence of morbidity and even maternal mortality,” she said.
One of the causes of this problem was not fulfilling the need for family planning (unmet need KB). There are also many factors (determinants) for the causes of Unmet Need for KB. Therefore, her research focused on the determinants of Unmet Need KB, especially in EFA with chronic diseases.
After graduation, Ita planned to return to her work that she had left for 2.5 years to study. To other students, she advised them, to use their time with positive things.
“Pray to God and always keep in mind that we must try to be the best,” said her. (*)
Author: Feri Fenoria Rifai
Editor: Nuri Hermawan