Preventing Stunted Growth
Regions in East Java are aiming for zero stunting in children. Numerous programs are underway, including education. Incorporating the messages in games has become one of the methods.
EXCITEMENT swept across Kertonegoro Village Hall at the end of November last year. Not only were the mothers busy weighing their toddlers, they were also playing games. The games were not just for fun, they were packed with information. It was an event organized by the village’s integrated health services post (Posyandu).
One of these games involved comparing rice and eggs. A guide asked participants how much iron is in each...