Counseling crucial to avoid malnutrition
Elly Burhaini Faizal
The Jakarta Post
Despite its initial successes, Indonesia continues to struggle with malnutrition in children under the age of five, partly due to a lack of appropriate nutrition counseling in the country.
Although it is seen as a key to promoting a healthy diet, nutritional counseling and advice receives minimal attention compared to other activities at integrated health posts (Posyandu).
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