Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Hungry Kid?..Pray for it

Two Unrelated News Items...that need no comment..

"Despite its predominance as an agricultural country, research shows that Indonesia holds the dubious title as the country with the highest levels of malnutrition in Southeast Asia.

National research on Indonesian basic health, or Riskesdas, released at the end of 2008, revealed that one out of five children aged under five were underweight and nearly 37 percent of children experienced stunted growth."

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The East Java provincial government has decided to provide free healthcare to clerics who run Islamic boarding schools across the province, Deputy Governor Saifullah Yusuf said Saturday.

Quoted by Antara state news agency, he said the initiative would help prevent clerics from suffering serious illnesses.

1 comment:

johnorford said...

no comment! (ok, here's one: unsurprising)