Health literacy study on approaching forest and boosting immune system strategy


  • Tamaulina Br Sembiring Universitas Pembangunan Panca Budi, Medan, Indonesia
  • Irma Rachmawati Maruf Universitas Pasundan, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Catur Budi Susilo Politeknik Kesehatan Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • A. Nururrochman Hidayatulloh Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • B. M. A. S. Anaconda Bangkara President University, West Java, Indonesia


boosting immune, community health center, COVID-19 pandemic, emotional health, health expert, health practitioner, healthy environment, healthy life, mental health


This study aimed to look further at the immunity possessed by humans who live in rural areas compared to urban areas. The method of this research is qualitative with the literature method, in which to answer this research, the researcher looks for evidence from various international journal publications published in the last ten years. Then, to prove the above assumption, the researcher first collects evidence of study findings that sound for health reasons, then chooses to live in a peaceful and pollution-free tree area. Next, we study and analyze in-depth evaluation and coding systems to draw conclusions that answer the above issues validly and convincingly. The findings of this study are that humans who live in forests have a robust immune system compared to those who live in cities, so when the COVID-19 pandemic occurs, it is not a problem. Suggestions for the findings of this study are expected to be meaningful input for the development of environmental health sciences in further studies, both for academics and environmental health practitioners.


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How to Cite

Sembiring, T. B., Maruf, I. R., Susilo, C. B., Hidayatulloh, A. N., & Bangkara, B. M. A. S. A. (2022). Health literacy study on approaching forest and boosting immune system strategy. International Journal of Health Sciences, 6(1), 40–49.



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