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    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...

    Neonatal vitamin A supplementation

    Infants and young children have increased vitamin A requirements to support rapid growth and to help combat infections. Member States have requested guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) on the effects and safety of vitamin A supplementation in the neonatal period (first 28 days of life) as a...

    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...