Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Nutrition Services in Banyumas, Central Java

Strada Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan

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Title Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Nutrition Services in Banyumas, Central Java
 
Creator Ihsani, Arina Nurul
Achadi, Endang L.
Pratiwi, Rany Sekar
 
Description The current COVID-19 pandemic and social restriction led to disruptions to Indonesia’s public health services. This research assessed the pandemic impact on nutrition services in Banyumas regency. Utilizing monthly registers from 40 subdistrict health services and interviews with public health officers, this research is a mixed-method study. Paired sample t-test was performed to compare the changes before and during the pandemic. Reduced community-based growth monitoring activities (p = 0,001), and early initiation of breastfeeding (p = 0,03) were two nutrition challenges identified in Banyumas. A slight reduction in postpartum vitamin A supplementation, antenatal care 1 and 4 services were also observed but statistically non-significant. Knowing that good nutrition strengthens the immunity and overall health of mothers, babies, and families. Improving nutrition services as part of the public health system and adaptive public policy is key to building resilience to future pandemics.
 
Publisher Institut Ilmu Kesehatan STRADA Indonesia
 
Date 2021-05-29
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://www.sjik.org/index.php/sjik/article/view/686
10.30994/sjik.v10i1.686
 
Source STRADA Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan; Vol 10 No 1 (2021): STRADA Jurnal Ilmiah Kesehatan; 1369-1379
2614-350X
2252-3847
10.30994/sjik.v0i0
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://www.sjik.org/index.php/sjik/article/view/686/585
 

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