Analysis of Stunting Prevention Policies in North Aceh District


  • Asrul Fahmi Universitas Malikussaleh, Lhokseumawe, Aceh and 24351, Indonesia
  • Muhammad Fazil Universitas Malikussaleh, Lhokseumawe, Aceh and 24351, Indonesia
  • Aflia Riski Universitas Malikussaleh, Lhokseumawe, Aceh and 24351, Indonesia



Policy, Prevention, Stunting


This research aims to determine the role of the Regional Government in the formulation of stunting policies in North Aceh District, as well as to determine the factors that hinder stunting prevention policies in North Aceh district. The type of research used is qualitative and in this study used a case study approach. Data obtained through observation, interviews and documentation. Sources of research data are primary and secondary data. The results show that the North Aceh District Government has implemented several policies for stunting prevention, namely; a) Issue a Regent Regulation on Prevention of Stunting in North Aceh Regency; b) then socialize of Aceh Immunization and Stunting Movement to schools; c) The North Aceh Regency Government expands the locus (place) for handling stunting for children under five in 2022; d) Carry out eight integration actions determined by the Ministry of Health, namely situation analysis, activity plans, consultations, preparation of Regent Regulations (Perbup), regarding the role of villages related to stunting, cadre development, data management systems, measurement, and publication of data and conducting performance reviews program implementation, as well as activities related to stunting reduction over the past year; e) Build houses to prevent stunting (centing) in the village. Obstacles in stunting prevention, namely human resources are still lacking both in terms of quantity and quality of implementers, especially those at lower levels, lack of commitment of stakeholders in implementing stunting prevention policies, communication and coordination between regional apparatus organizations at lower levels are also still lacking. the social environment, economic environment and political environment in North Aceh Regency have not fully supported the success of the integrated stunting prevention acceleration policy.