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Nusa Tenggara Province is one of the provinces in Indonesia having the highest malnutrition prevalence, not only among under-five children but also among women of reproductive age. Catholic Relief Services (CRS) had implement  a four year USAID funded food assisted Maternal and Child health and nutrition focused Development Activities Program (DAP) in Belu and TTU district.

To assess the impact of Maternal & Child Health and Nutrition Program, CRS held Endline Survey collaborated with Positive Deviance Resource Centre (PDRC FKM UI). The result from this survey will be compared with the baseline survey conducted before the intervention.

The design of the study is a cross sectional. The sample size was 720 obtained from 30 randomly selected villages in two districts which were similar villages with the baseline survey. From each selected villages, 30 children of fewer than five years old were randomly selected.

The results showed that the prevalence of stunting and underweight were 48.2% and 40.8% respectively, which is considered as severe public health problems. The prevalence of anemia among under five children was 38.8% and among women was 62.2%. Even though it has been improved as compared with the baseline, it is still considered as severe public health problem.

 

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