Indonesian Community Empowerment Journal
Vol. 2 No. 1 (2022): Indonesian Community Empowerment Journal

The Importance of Nutrition, Immunization, and Stimulation of the First 1000 Days of Life for Health, Multiple Intelligences, and Reducing Malnutrition Rates in Toddlers in Barugbug Village, Jatisari, Karawang

Rachmat Hidayat (Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sriwijaya, Palembang Indonesia)
Patricia Wulandari (Cattleya Mental Health Center, Palembang, Indonesia)

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Publish Date
22 Nov 2021


Nutrition and health problems are problems that are still an iceberg phenomenon in Indonesia. It can be seen in big cities like Jakarta which still have quite a lot of health problems. Nutritional problems in Indonesia continue to increase from year to year. These nutritional and health problems will affect the health of infants and toddlers. This community service program is expected to increase public knowledge and insight regarding the importance of nutrition, immunization, and stimulation in the first 1000 days of life, reduce malnutrition rates in toddlers, and fulfill health facilities and infrastructure in Barugbug Village. The community service program that will be carried out will be directed at the importance of nutrition, immunization, and stimulation in the first 1000 days of life for health, multiple intelligence and reducing malnutrition rates in toddlers in RT 01 RW 05 Barugbug Village, Jatisari District, Karawang, West Java. This activity was carried out for 5 months. The series of activities carried out in this program include counseling, mobile posyandu, KPSP (Pre-Development Screening Questionnaire), nutrition consultation, direct practice of child stimulation, advocacy, and TOT (Training Of Trainers). The results of the implementation of this program are an increase in public knowledge which can be measured by the results of the pretest and posttest, the reduction in the number of under-nutrition in children under five which can be measured by conducting mobile posyandu and monitoring nutritional status, increasing the intelligence of multiple children by conducting the KPSP (Pre-screening Development Questionnaire) and Practicing directly stimulates children, improves health status through nutrition consultations, makes use of health facilities and infrastructure through advocacy addressed to the Karawang Regent, and conducts TOT (Training Of Trainers) for puskesmas staff, village midwives, and village cadres for the sustainability of our program.

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Indonesian Community Empowerment Journal (ICE Journal) is an International peer-reviewed journal that focused to publish manuscripts related to community empowerment for better of life in multidisciplinary (social, economics, law, engineering, science, medicine, public health, dental sciences, ...