12 May 2019

Nutrition

Despite a reduction in malnutrition rates over the past decade, Indonesia still has one of the world’s highest rates of maternal and child malnutrition. The country also grapples with a triple burden of malnutrition . The triple burden of malnutrition is about more than too little or too much food: it is the result of poor quality of food and…, What is the triple burden of malnutrition?, The Nutritionist measures children's mid-upper arm in Kupang. Undernutrition, Stunting Child stunting remains the most prevalent form of undernutrition in Indonesia, affecting more than 4.5 million children under five years of age. Stunted children are more likely to have impaired cognitive development, develop chronic diseases later in life, deliver low birth weight babies and perpetuate an intergenerational cycle of…, Middle school students in Papua holding anemia tablets. Micronutrient Deficiencies, Pervasive micronutrient deficiencies manifested in the form of maternal, adolescent, and child anemia. Almost one in five mothers are underweight, while nearly half of pregnant mothers – and one in four adolescent girls – are anaemic, a condition where a low level of healthy red blood cells results in reduced oxygen flow to the body’s organs.…, Health workers weigh the baby at the Posyandu. Overweight & Obesity, It is estimated that nearly two million children under five years, one in five school children aged 5-12 years and one in seven adolescents aged 13-18 years are overweight or obese which could present a major public health challenge in the future. Learn More about Overweight and Obesity How does UNICEF respond? Prevention of overweight Improve…, Understand what you can do, @unicefindonesia @unicefindonesia 3 hal penting dalam memberikan mpasi #MPASI untuk bayi dari dokter Tan yang perlu Ibu dan Bapak ketahui👩‍🍼 Ikuti dan bagikan juga media sosial kami untuk mendapatkan informasi parenting #parenting lainnya! untuksetiapanak #UntukSetiapAnak foreverychild #ForEveryChild ♬ original sound - UNICEF Indonesia - UNICEF…, Identify Wasting at Home, Recognize the signs of wasting in toddlers and perform self-identification at home to prevent the negative impacts of wasting. Learn how to do it here, Provide Healthy Eating Habit, Enhance your family's health with delicious and nutritious Indonesian recipes. Get The Recipe Here, Bust Breastfeeding Myth, Explore common myths and facts about breastfeeding to guide you on your journey. Find Out Here, Explore Local Nutritional Food Sources, Discover nutrient-rich local foods to enhance the family's diet, promoting health and sustainability through support for local agriculture and traditional culinary practices. Watch More Here, Read other inspirational stories, Find useful resources, Discover more news, Child Malnutrition Trends in Indonesia UNICEF’s nutrition program aims to prevent malnutrition throughout a child’s life, starting in the mother’s womb through maternal health, and continuing throughout infancy, childhood, and adolescence. UNICEF supports the government’s efforts by: providing policy advice and advocating for the nutritional needs…