Implementation of Malnutrition Care Policy in Malang Municipality

Aisam ., Sumartono, ., Soesilo Zauhar, Mardiyono .


Health is basic human right, but as public right the government still don't guarantee the health care to the poor ones in having quality health care. Health care, especially one related to malnutrition care, is very important to the growth and development of children. A malnutritioned child will lowered the quality of future human resource for development of a country, and therefore good care of nutrient to the children and peoples is very important in securing the productivity of the country in future. Therefore the research is very important to be conduted and it was employing qualitative research approach. The objectives of the research were to describes, analizes, and interprets (1) implementation of malnutrition care program in 3 (three) Work Area of UPTD (Unit Pelaksana Teknis Daerah) Puskesmas or Regional Technical Unit of Centre of People Health Care, (2) as efforts to involves the people to self sufficiently cares the malnutrition in their area. The result of the research shows that the root problems of the malnutrition in Malang Municipality were caused by several aspects such as: the coordination and program integration are still ineffective, the family income which still below the standard which make the health status become worse and lack of awareness from the people in caring of malnutrition.

Keywords : Implementation of Policy, Malnutrition

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