Action - Multiple micronutrient fortification of salt with iron, iodine, B12 ,Folic acid, zinc and Vitamin A - Other food fortification - All population groups

Programme: Multiple micronutrient fortification of salt with iron, iodine, B12 ,Folic acid, zinc and Vitamin A

Programme description

Social marketing of the multiple micronutrient fortified salt is ongoing in Dindigul district. In other areas, research studies have been conducted. In Kolkatta, the fortified salt is given free of cost to poor families in urban slums for the past 8 years.The multiple micronutrient fortified salt has been able to effectively combat multiple micronutrient deficiencies in all our research projects.

Programme type

Community/sub-national

Références

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles 1. Malavika VinodKumar and S. Rajagopalan. Efficacy of fortification of school meals with ferrous glycine phosphate and riboflavin against anemia and angular stomatitis in schoolchildren. Food and Nutrition Bulletin vol30 september 2009. 2.Malavika Vinod Kumar and S. Rajagopalan. Trial using multiple micronutrient food supplement and its effect on cognition. Indian Journal of Pediatrics, 2008 Jul;75(7):671-8. Epub 2008 Aug 21. 3.M.Vinodkumar, S.Rajagopalan. Multiple micronutrient fortification of salt. European journal of clinical Nutrition. Advance online publication, 19th December 2007; doi:10.1038/sj.ejcn.1602955. 4. Malavika Vinodkumar and Srinivasa Rajagopalan. Multiple micronutrient fortification of salt and its effect on cognition on Chennai school children. Asia Pacific Journal of clinical nutrition. 2007;16(3):505-511.5. Malavika Vinodkumar, S Rajagopalan, IP Bhagwat, Sanjay Singh, Bipinkumar S Parmar, Om Prakash Mishra, Shyam Sundar Upadhyay, N.B. Bhalia, Shailesh R Deshpande. A multicenter community study on the efficacy of double fortified salt. Food and Nutrition Bulletin vol28, no1,2007:100-108. 6. Malavika Vinodkumar and S Rajagopalan Impact of a multiple-micronutrient food supplement on the nutritional status of school children. Food and Nutrition Bulletin vol27, no3,2006:203-210. 7. S. Rajagopalan and Malavika Vinodkumar. Effects of salt fortified with iron and iodine on the hemoglobin levels and productivity of tea pluckers. Food and Nutrition Bulletin. Vol21, no3,2000:323-329. 8.Malavika Vinodkumar, Juergen G. Erhardt, S. Rajagopalan. Impact of a Multiple-micronutrient Fortified Salt on the Nutritional Status and Memory of Schoolchildren. Int. J. Vitam. Nutr. Res., 79 (5), 2009,348-361. DOI 10.1024/0300-9831.79.5.348. website:www.sundarserendipityfoundation.org

Situation: 
On-going
Zone: 
Rural
Peri-urban
Nom de lieu: 
State- Tamilnadu, district Virudhnagar, Dindigul,Valparai, State- AndhraPradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, MadhyaPradesh,WestBengal-Kolkatta
Groupe cible: 
All population groups
Canal de l’intervention: 
Community-based
Les détails de mise en œuvre: 

Daily use during cooking for the whole family

Taille de la population cible: 
communities
Niveau de couverture (%): 
miniscule
Indicateur(s) d'impact: 

hemoglobin,serum vit A, serum vitamin E serum B12, serum folic acid ,serum B12

Système de suivi et d'évaluation: 

hemoglobin,serum vit A, serum vitamin E serum B12, serum folic acid ,serum B12 significantly improved when the multiple micronutrient food supplement was used over 6-8 months

Etat après l'intervention: 

Significant improvement of hemoglobin,serum vit A, serum vitamin E serum B12, serum folic acid ,serum B12 significantly improved when the multiple micronutrient food supplement was used over 6-8 months

Résultat rapporté par les déterminants sociaux: 
Vulnerable groups

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