East Jakarta Mayor, Muhammad Anwar opens Information Dissemination of Nutrition Surveillance Results at East Jakarta city level which was held on a hotel on Jl. DI. Pandjaitan Kav. 5, Jatinegara.
" Through this Nutrition Surveillance Dissemination activity, we want encourage citizens to improve clean and healthy lifestyles"
There we re 50 people participated in this activity to discuss about stunting in children under 5 years (toddler).
In fact, he explained, stunting is not only happened in village or poor families, but also in urban areas and upper middle economic families.
Stunting is not only caused by inability to consume nutritious food, access to sanitation or health services, but also caused by unhealthy lifestyles.
"Through this Nutrition Surveillance Dissemination activity, we want encourage citizens to improve clean and healthy lifestyles," he explained, Tuesday (10/29).
Meanwhile, East Jakarta Health Sub-department Head, Indra Setiawan expected this activity can encourage people to commit and cooperate with regional government, businessmen, and public organizations in order to prevent stunting, especially in East Jakarta.
"Hopefully this activity can reduce stunting cases in East Jakarta and our young generation can grow well, be healthy and smart," he asserted.