In rural Indonesia social marketing of oral rehydration salts the mothers' perspective.
The Indonesia Health Department has been intensifying efforts to increase mothers' access to and use of oral rehydration salts (ORS) for the last several years. The approach utilizes a social marketing perspective to persuade the parents. This report describes the results of two consecutive field interventions using this approach. The first utilized a combination of public sector and commercial sector resources. The second used the public sector alone.