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Hidden HungerGender and the Politics of Smarter Foods$
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Aya Hirata Kimura

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780801451645

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: August 2016

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9780801451645.001.0001

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Bound by the Global and National: Indonesia’s Changing Food Policies

Bound by the Global and National: Indonesia’s Changing Food Policies

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(p.62) 4 Bound by the Global and National: Indonesia’s Changing Food Policies
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Hidden Hunger
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Aya Hirata Kimura

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Cornell University Press
DOI:10.7591/cornell/9780801451645.003.0004

This chapter focuses on Indonesia's micronutrient food policy. As micronutrients came to the forefront of nutrition policy in Indonesia in the 1990s, the government expanded vitamin A capsule distribution. The earlier distribution program targeted only children aged twelve to fifty-nine months, but in 1991 the government started to target pregnant women as well. In response to iodine deficiency disorder, experts replaced an earlier government program of injection with iodine capsule supplements in 1992. In 1993, iodine capsules for people in twenty-six provinces were prepared, and social-marketing campaigns using TV, radio, and posters were conducted. The government also accelerated efforts to reduce iron deficiency anemia but the implementation was poor and the proportion of pregnant women actually taking these capsules was quite low.

Keywords:   micronutrient food policy, micronutrients, Indonesia, vitamin A capsule, iodine deficiency disorder, iron deficiency anemia

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