The result of Basic Health Research (Riskesdas) in 2013 on stunting case (short stature) in Indonesia reaches 37.2%. The basic cause of this stunting is due to anemia on women in pregnancy (37.1%). Malnutrition cases become one essential threat for women in pregnancy in Indonesia and East Nusa Tenggara in particular. In East Nusa Tenggara province, this stunting case is still a problem that requires immediate treatment. This can be seen from the proportion of stunted toddlers which is more than 50%. The purpose of this research was to find a form of collaborative intervention in order to cope with the stunting issues with specific targets for preconception mothers. The type of descriptive research was literature study with qualitative approach. The result indicated that the collaborative intervention related to preconception nutrition was to prevent the occurrence of anemia on women in pregnancy which endedup in stunting. Therefore, it was necessary to collaborate on all parties to intervene, especially during the preconception period.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development|
|Publication status||Published - Sept 2019|
- Preconception Nutrition