Impact Evaluation of Healthy City Implementation in Makassar City


  • Inayyah Nur Fitry Department of Health Administration and Policy, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia
  • Sukri Palutturi Department of Health Administration and Policy, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia
  • Ridwan M. Thaha Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia
  • Aminuddin Syam Department of Nutrition Science, Faculty of Public Health, Hasanuddin University, Makassar, Indonesia



Evaluation, Impact, Implementation, Healthy, City


BACKGROUND: Healthy city is one of the health development strategies in Indonesia that has been started since 2007. Implementation of healthy city in Makassar has entered its 12th year.

AIM: This study aimed to evaluate the impact of the implementation of healthy cities based on aspects of the level of involvement.

METOHDS: This research method uses a qualitative design with a phenomenological approach where research departs from phenomena found in the field and then is developed in depth. Informants in this study were 13 people. Data collection techniques are in-depth interviews and documentation.

RESULTS: The results showed that the involvement of women in the implementation of healthy cities in Makassar was shown from the large number of female workers who were directly involved in various programs launched by the city government related to healthy cities. In addition, many women play an important role by being the head of a healthy subdistrict program in nine subdistricts in the city of Makassar. Whereas the political commitment indicator shows the results that the Makassar city government’s political commitment to the implementation of the healthy city is seen from the achievement of the Makassar city government which has succeeded in getting the highest award in the healthy city, Swasti Saba Wistara 4 times since 2007. After interviews and document review, the evaluation of the impact of the implementation of healthy cities based on women’s involvement and political commitment of the government shows quite good and significant results since the implementation of healthy cities.

CONCLUSION: However, coordination at the government level is expected to be further improved, because there is still frequent miss communication between several Satuan Kerja Pemerintah Daerah in the implementation of tasks to achieve healthy city indicators.


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Fitry IN, Palutturi S, Thaha RM, Syam A. Impact Evaluation of Healthy City Implementation in Makassar City. Open Access Maced J Med Sci [Internet]. 2020 Aug. 25 [cited 2022 Aug. 13];8(T2):12-5. Available from:

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