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close this bookGuidelines for the Use of Iron Supplements to Prevent and Treat Iron Deficiency Anaemia (International Life Sciences Institute, 1998, 46 p.)
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View the documentPreface
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View the documentAbout INACG
View the documentBackground
View the documentPurpose of These Guidelines
View the documentOverview of Interventions for Controlling Iron Deficiency Anemia
View the documentSelecting and Prioritizing Interventions
View the documentGuidelines for Iron Supplementation to Prevent Iron Deficiency Anemia
View the documentGuidelines for Treatment or Referral of Severe Anemia in Primary Care Settings
View the documentFrom Guidelines to Programs
View the documentWhere to Go for More Help and Information
View the documentSelected Bibliography
View the documentAppendix A. Percentage and amount of iron in some commonly used iron compounds
View the documentAppendix B. Examples of materials used in iron supplementation programs
View the documentAppendix C. Addresses and World Wide Web sites for international agencies engaged in the control of iron deficiency anemia
View the documentAppendix D. Some sources of supplements and other supplies for iron supplementation programs

Selected Bibliography

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Gillespie S (1998) Major issues in the control of iron deficiency. Micronutrient Initiative, UNICEF, in press

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International Nutrition Anemia Consultative Group (1986) Combating iron deficiency in Chile: a case study. INACG, Washington, DC

International Nutrition Anemia Consultative Group (1990) Combating iron deficiency anemia through food fortification technology. INACG, Washington, DC

International Nutritional Anemia Consultative Group, UNICEF, (1996) Iron/multi-micronutrient supplements for young children. INACG, Washington, DC

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