Performance of the Health Cadres in Children’s Growth and Development Monitoring Program after Training in the Working Area of Public Health Services of Abiansemal II, Badung, Bali

Authors

  • Ni Wayan Armini1 , Gusti Ayu Marhaeni1 , I Gusti Ayu Surati1 , I Putu Suiraoka2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1448

Keywords:

Early detection, growth, development, performance, cadre

Abstract

Screening of growth in each child’s routine is a occurrence of early developmental delay in children.

However, often these activities could not be implemented due to lack of health human resources. Therefore,

it needs to involve the active participation of communities, especially cadres health. Generally, this research

aims at monitoring the program of growth and development of children after training. This research was

conducted in the Public Health of Abiansemal II. Study population was all health cadres. The research was

carried out by total sampling on each selected village health centers in the region. The study design is quasi

experimental methods (quasi-experimental research) with a model of one group pretest-posttest design.

Instrument data collection using questionnaires and observation sheets. The statistics are using the Wilcoxon

analysis (non-parametric). The results of the study noted that there were differences in the median pre-post

knowledge (75 to 90, p value ? 0.0 5 ), attitude (72.7 to 80, p value ? 0.0 5 ), and skills (78 to 91.3, p value

? 0.0 5 ). This study concludes that an increase of of knowledge, attitudes and skills of health Cadres after

training. Need to do the continuous training for health cadres and fully involving them in stimulating and

early detection of growth and development of children .

Author Biography

Ni Wayan Armini1 , Gusti Ayu Marhaeni1 , I Gusti Ayu Surati1 , I Putu Suiraoka2

1 Midwifery, 2Nutrition Department of Health Polytechnic of Denpasar (Poltekkes Kemenkes Denpasar

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Ni Wayan Armini1 , Gusti Ayu Marhaeni1 , I Gusti Ayu Surati1 , I Putu Suiraoka2. (2020). Performance of the Health Cadres in Children’s Growth and Development Monitoring Program after Training in the Working Area of Public Health Services of Abiansemal II, Badung, Bali. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 498-504. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1448