PEMBERDAYAAN KADER POSYANDU SEBAGAI UPAYA OPTIMALISASI KUALITAS BALITA
The development of posyandu is the right strategy to foster child survival and development. Growth and development of toddlers who are not monitored properly and experience interference will not be repaired in the next period. In fact, only the growth of infants is monitored and evaluated continuously, but the development of children under five has not been well monitored and evaluated. The priority of the guidance program that is carried out, namely on the aspect of service quality, this service activity aims: 1) increase the knowledge of cadres about posyandu, growth and development of toddlers, as well as early detection of toddlers 'growth and development, 2) increase the cadres' ability to detect early growth and development toddler The activity was carried out with a participatory approach method, namely active involvement of the trained partners in each stage and development activities, which had been carried out through counseling, training, discussion, brain storming and mentoring. The results of service activities are increasing cadre knowledge about posyandu, growth and development of toddlers, and early detection of growth and development of toddlers; increased ability of cadres in early detection of toddler growth; the ability of cadres to provide counseling is related to nutritional status problems found in toddlers.
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