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Counseling crucial to avoid malnutrition

  • Elly Burhaini Faizal

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, November 19 2012 | 08:04 am

PREMIUM 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).

“In mos...