Nutrition International and the Government of Indonesia helping to prevent and reduce stunting by reaching pregnant women and children under five with essential micronutrients

Nutrition International, in partnership with the governments of Indonesia, Australia and Canada, reached 211,000 pregnant women with iron and folic acid supplementation, 720,000 children with two doses of vitamin A and 64,000 children under five suffering from diarrhoea with zinc and oral rehydration supplements (ORS), as part of its MITRA program.

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Multi-level monitoring and enforcement improves consumption of iodized salt in Indonesia

By Aarati Pillai, Rozy A. Jafar and Suvabrata Dey Iodine is an essential micronutrient for the human body, critical for physical and mental development. Despite this, iodine deficiency remains a global health concern, with consequences such as goitre, hypothyroidism and stunted growth. Many of these consequences are irreversible, but they can be prevented. Salt iodization
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