It is estimated that 41.8% of pregnant women worldwide are anaemic. Approximately 60% of these cases in non-malarious areas, and 50% in malaria-endemic settings, are assumed to be due to iron deficiency. We share the WHO guideline providing global, evidence-informed recommendations on the use of multiple micronutrient powders for home fortification of foods consumed by pregnant women.

14th March 2013 • comment

Universal salth iodization is recommended intervention for preventing and correcting Iodine deficiency. We share the WHO guidelines for salt iodization and its monitoring.

15th January 2013 • comment