This article presents the results of an expert consultation meeting aimed at evaluating the safety and public health implications of administering supplemental iron to infants and young children in malaria-endemic areas. Participants at this meeting that took place in Lyon, France on June 12-14, 2006 reached consensus on several important issues related to iron supplementation for infants and young children in malaria-endemic areas. The conclusions in this report apply specifically to regions where malaria is endemic.
|Translated title of the contribution||Conclusions and recommendations of a who expert consultation meeting on iron supplementation for infants and young children in malaria endemic areas|
|Number of pages||7|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2008|
- Folic acid
- Iron deficiency
- Iron supplementation