One-third of RI children suffer from stunted growth: NGO

The Jakarta Post    |    Sunday, 10th May 2015  3:28 PM

As many as 8.9 million Indonesian children, 37 percent of them, are suffering from stunted growth caused by malnutrition, a humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children and families is saying.

Wahana Visi Indonesia (WVI), a partner organization of World Vision, says it has also found that 3.3 million Indonesian children, or 12 percent of them, have lower-than-expected body weights, which may eventually affect their health and productivity in the future.


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