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    Weekly iron-folic acid supplementation (WIFS) in women of reproductive age: its role in promoting optimal maternal and child health

    Anaemia is a multi-factorial disorder that requires a multi-pronged approach for its prevention and treatment. Iron deficiency and infections are the most prevalent etiological factors. However other conditions may have a contributory role. They include nutritional deficiencies of vitamin A, vitamin B12,...

    Guideline: Intermittent iron and folic acid supplementation in menstruating women

    Women of reproductive age are at increased risk of anaemia because of chronic iron depletion during the menstrual cycle. It is estimated that worldwide there are 469 million anaemic women of reproductive age. At least half of the cases are attributed to iron deficiency. This guideline provides global, ev...

    Guideline: Intermittent iron supplementation in preschool and school-age children

    It is estimated that 600 million preschool and school-age children worldwide are anaemic, and it is assumed that at least half of these cases are attributable to iron deficiency. This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on the intermittent use of iron supplements for preschool an...

    Guideline: daily iron supplementation in adult women and adolescent girls

    This guideline provides a global, evidence-informed recommendation on daily iron supplementation in menstruating adult women and adolescents, as a public-health intervention for the prevention of anaemia and iron deficiency. The guideline aims to help Member States and their partners in their efforts to ...

    Guideline: daily iron supplementation in infants and children

    This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on daily iron supplementation in infants and children, as a public-health intervention for the prevention of anaemia and iron deficiency. It includes recommendations for iron supplementation in countries where malaria is prevalent. The gui...

    Guideline: iron supplementation in postpartum women

    This guideline provides a global, evidence-informed recommendation on iron supplementation in postpartum women, as a public health intervention for the purpose of improving maternal and infant health outcomes. The guideline aims to help Member States and their partners in their efforts to make informed d...