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Government improves nourishment to equivocate tiny expansion in children: Kalla

Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Vice President Jusuf Kalla settled that a supervision will continue to urge a nourishment of infants and toddlers, with a wish that there will no longer be tiny expansion in children.

“We are articulate about a destiny of a republic since a destiny depends on children and their health. We do not wish to emanate a republic with tiny children. Hence, it (stunting problem) should be overcome,” Kalla pronounced here on Wednesday.

The clamp boss done a remarks after presiding over a full assembly for doing a problem of stunting in children, that took place during a clamp presidential office.

According to a Health Affairs Ministry, around 37 percent, or approximately 9 million children, underneath 5 in Indonesia have tiny expansion and such cases are widespread via Indonesia.

Currently, Indonesia is one of a countries with high superiority of stunting compared to that of other middle-income countries.

Indonesia is in a organisation of countries with a misfortune stunting conditions, with a stunting cases in infants, and anemia in adult females, along with 47 other countries including, Angola, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Haiti, Malawi, Nepal, and Timor-Leste.

In a meantime, Coordinating Minister for Culture and Human Development Puan Maharani suggested that a supervision was perplexing to foster a offset nourishment module involving 12 ministries and agencies.(*)

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