Proceedings of the International Conference on Research and Academic Community Services (ICRACOS 2019)

Threat of Stunting in Early Childhood

Authors
Cindi Ambar Puspitasari, Puji Yanti Fauziah
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Cindi Ambar Puspitasari
Available Online January 2020.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icracos-19.2020.10How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Stunting, Malnutrition, Childhood
Abstract

Stunting is a height index according to age below minus two standard deviations based on WHO standards (World Health Organization). Stunting is a problem in early childhood which is very worrying in developing countries. Stunting is a form of growth failure due to the accumulation of nutritional insufficiency that lasts from pregnancy to the age of 24 months. This situation is exacerbated by inadequate catch up growth (catch up growth) is adequate. The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia in 2018 revealed that Indonesia experienced a double triple nutritional problem including Stunting, Wasting and Overweight. Poor nutrition and malnutrition in Indonesia reached 17.7%, Stunting 30.8%, anemia in pregnant women 48.9%, over nutrition in infants 8%, while over nutrition population aged> 18 years as much as 28.9% . The healthy community movement or commonly abbreviated as GERMAS from the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia issued a policy and strategy to combat stunting in Indonesia. Where in the policy there are several concepts including SUN (Sccaling Up Nutrition) National Nutrition Awareness Movement in Order to Accelerate Nutrition Improvement in the First 1000 Days of Life.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Conference on Research and Academic Community Services (ICRACOS 2019)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
January 2020
ISBN
978-94-6252-881-9
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2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icracos-19.2020.10How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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