The Effectiveness of BIMA-X (Biscuits and Moringa oleifera Leaf Extract) to Handling Children With Malnutrition
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- effectivity, BIMA-X, children, malnutrition
Malnutrition is one of the leading nutrition causes of morbidity and mortality among children under the age of five-year-old in many countries. Children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) are nine more likely to die than children without malnutrition. Malnutrition still become a serious health problem in Indonesia. One of the strategies implemented by the government to replace nutritional status is giving supplementary feeding. Government’s Efforts to Improve Micronutrient and Psychomotor Status in Malnourished Toddler through Multi-Vitamin and Mineral Supplementation The high Nutrition in Moringa oleifera and Biscuits fortification for nutritional and health improvement from government aims to analyze the effectiveness of BIMA-X products (Biscuits and Moringa oleifera leave Extract) to handling children under five-year-old with malnutrition. This research method uses Quasy Experiment with a non-equivalent control group design. 16 samples of children under five-year-old, before and after the response of the BIMA-X product, anthropometric measurements will be carried out. This study seeks to analyze the effectiveness of BIMA-X on changes in underweight nutritional underweight children to the treatment and control groups. After cross-tabulation, it was concluded that there were differences in weight changes between the treatment group and the control group, while p value = 0,035 it could be found that there were differences in body weight changes in the treatment group and the control group after giving BIMA-X products. From these results, it can be seen that Moringa oleifera leaves and biscuits fortification for nutritional and health improvement from the government are very helpful in improving nutrition in children.
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TY - CONF AU - Dwi Faqihatus Syarifah Has AU - Eka Srirahayu Ariestiningsih PY - 2020 DA - 2020/10/20 TI - The Effectiveness of BIMA-X (Biscuits and Moringa oleifera Leaf Extract) to Handling Children With Malnutrition BT - Proceedings of the International Conference on Community Development (ICCD 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 191 EP - 195 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201017.043 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.201017.043 ID - Has2020 ER -