THE URGENCY OF RECONSTRUCTING ACUPUNCTURE HEALTH WORKERS AS TRADITIONAL HEALTH WORKERS BASED ON THE PERSPECTIVE OF INDONESIAN HEALTH LAW
A good National Health System supports health development goals. Formal health services are all services that are part of the regular health care system, such as medical services, nursing services, and physiotherapy. Informal health services are all the concepts and rituals involved in voluntary assistance, traditional medicine, ethnic rituals and customs and alternative medicine. Acupuncture health services are included in informal health services. This type of research approach is normative juridical legal research with empirical research. The research data was obtained by interviewing sources at the Jakarta Health Office, especially the Directorate General of Public Health in charge of Traditional health workers. In qualitative data analysis, data is taken from any source with various data collection techniques (triangulation), inductive in nature, namely an analysis based on the data obtained, then developed into a hypothesis. The inductive method is used to find answers to the problems found in the Minister of Health Regulation and seen from justice as a citizen. The results of the study found that the legal theory used as a legal basis or ratio legis (the Reason and Purpose for making law) for regulating the legal reconstruction of Acupuncture Therapist Health Workers is the Theory of Justice proposed by Aristotle. The best legal principles for the implementation of legal protection for Acupuncture Therapists and Clients based on Pancasila, namely: The principle of nor maleficence (no harm), Beneficience (doing something good), Confidentiality (confidentiality), Justice (fairness), and the Principle of Fidelity (respect for promises to others). The concept of regulation based on the law for Acupuncture Therapists based on Health Law, in the form of a regulation that can provide legal certainty that is fair to Acupuncture Therapists as Traditional Health Workers.
Acupuncture, Traditional Health, Health Workers