Action - GNPR 2009-2010: Vitamin and mineral nutrition - Folic acid supplementation - Pregnant women (PW)

Programme: GNPR 2009-2010: Vitamin and mineral nutrition

Programme description

These programmes and actions were reported by countries for the WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2009-2010, Module 5 on Vitamin and mineral nutrition. Please note that for simplicity, all interventions in a thematic module have been combined under the same programme for GINA, while they may not be implemented as a package and may have different partners. These data are currently being updated and completed through the GINA verification process. If you think you can help update and complete any of these data, please sign up to GINA and edit.

Programme type

Community/sub-national

References

WHO (2013) Global Nutrition Policy Review. What does it take to scale up nutrition action?

http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/policies/global_nut_policyrevi...

The Global nutrition policy review is based on a questionnaire survey conducted during 2009–2010, in which 119 WHO Member States and 4 territories participated.

Target group: 
Pregnant women (PW)
Implementation details : 

Supplementation with folic acid alone was reported to the WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review (GNPR) 2009-2010. Report reference: Lapsi, perhe, ruoka.Imeväis- ja leikki-ikäsiten lasten, odottavien ja imettävien äitien ravitsemussuositus.Sosiaali- ja terveysministeriö Julkaisuja 2004:11.(Nutrition recommendations for infants and young children as well as pregnant and breastfeeding. Frequency: if needed, special risk groups, Dose: 400 μg

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