Introduction: The current burden of malnutrition in Indonesia is trifold. The nutrition programme component aims to reduce the triple burden of malnutrition throughout the life cycle, through support to maternal nutrition, prevention of stunting and wasting in children under 5 years of age, nutrition for school-age children and adolescents, and overweight prevention. The purpose of this study was to determine the factors to accelerate the reducing stunting cases in Jombang regency, with optimal convergence actions and cross sectoral effort.
Methods: This study is a qualitative study with a case study approach. The study is located in 11 village in Jombang regency. This study was conducted in September-November 2021. Data collection was carried out in in 11 village in Jombang district East Java Province, Curah Malang Village, Murukan Village, Diwek Village, Rejoslamet Village, Dukuh Klopo, Pakel, Kali Kejambon, Jombatan, Sumber Mulyo, Gadingmangu, Darurejo.
Results: The percentage of stunting in 2018 to 2021 has decreased significantly. According to data from the Bappeda of Jombang Regency on November 29, 2021, the stunting performance review activity showed that, in 2018 the number of cases in Jombang Regency was 20.1% with the number of stunting toddlers being 15,056 children, experiencing a decrease of 9.8% in 2021. The percentage of case data in 2021 is 10.3% with a total of 7,518 stunting children under five
Conclusion: The percentage of stunting in 2018 to 2021 has decreased significantly which is influenced by various factors that need to be controlled to reduce the incidence of stunting in Jombang regency.