Action - GNPR 2009-2010: Vitamin and mineral nutrition - Iron and 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

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)
Delivery: 
Commercial
Primary health care center
Other delivery: 
health system, pharmacies, shops, community
Implementation details : 

Supplementation with iron and folic acid was reported to the WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review (GNPR) 2009-2010. Supplementation both free and paid by user. Dose: 60 mg (elemental iron)

Coverage level (%): 
National coverage

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