Action - GNPR 2009-2010: Vitamin and mineral nutrition - Iron supplementation - Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)

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



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

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.

Groupe cible: 
Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)
Canal de l’intervention: 
Primary health care center
Other delivery: 
health system
Les détails de mise en œuvre: 

Supplementation with iron alone was reported to the WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review (GNPR) 2009-2010. Supplementation free to user. Report reference: Primary Health Care Directorate Programmes:(1) Integrated management of Maternal and Child Health programme (IMCI)(2) National perinatal care programme. Dose: No fixed protocol: therapy dose according the case's mg (elemental iron)

Niveau de couverture (%): 
National coverage

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