Irwan Batubara, Samsider Sitorus, Sri Juwarni
Abstract: Background: Mdg's advanced Program, the SDG's (Sustainable Development Goals), one particular concern in the health sector is improving nutrition. One of the goals of SDG's in 2030 was to end all forms of malnutrition, including reaching an international target of 2025 for stunting and wasting in infants being < 5%. Stunting is a failure to achieve optimal growth caused by a condition of malnutrition in a long time. Toddlers grow short and low child intelligence levels result in the burden of the future, due to the limited working capacity, reduction of body activity and complications of the content in women because it has a small pelvic size as well as Risk of giving birth to babies with low birth weight. The empowerment cadres for the prevention of stunting events, was expected to be achieved through efforts to improve the cadre performance through education delivery by applying various educational models. This research aims to determine the influence of education health cadres to overcome stunting in health center X Deli Serdang Regency North Sumatera Indonesia. Methods: The research method is mixed method, quantitative with the design of quasi experiments, qualitative with a rapid approach. Population is an inactive cadre while the sample is a cadre of 20 people. Data Analysis: univariate with frequency distribution, bivariate, with different test (t test). Results: Cadres enthusiastically participate in training and can conduct training and are able to share material to mother toddler to prevent stunting. Before the education of the well-knowledge able cadres 40% and after education increased to 100%.Cadres knowledge before and after education was 0.60. This indicates there is an increase in the average value of cadre knowledge before and after education and based on the value of knowledge (0,000) < ? (0.05) so that there is an educational influence on the improvement of cadres knowledge. Conclusion: Education cadres changes knowledge and sharing material to the community. Advice is expected to the health office to do education to increase cadre knowledge about stunting.
Keywords: Model Cadre Education, Lower Stunting