The Implementation of Hospital Ethics in the Public Service at Abepura Provincial Hospital, Jayapura

Yosephina Ohoiwutun, Jonathan Salusu, Suradi Tahmir, Muhammad Akbar


The purpose of this study was to describe the implementation of the principles of ethics at Abepura Provincial Hospital. This research was a descriptive qualitative study using a case study approach. Data collection was through observation, in-depth interview, and documentation study. Data sources and informants consisted of the director of the provincial hospital, doctors, nurses, employees, patients and families of patients. Data analysis was conducted through data reduction, data presentation, data verification and conclusion. The results showed that ethic at Abepura Provincial Hospital have been implemented. However, it has not been optimal. It is reflected in the implementation of the obligations of hospitals that have not been conducted properly. In addition, a hospital as an organization that is filled by a wide range of professions does not yet have an ethics committee that can consider the violation of ethics in hospitals.


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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)

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