Anemia in children under five years old in Eastern Cuba, 2005-2011.

  title={Anemia in children under five years old in Eastern Cuba, 2005-2011.},
  author={Gisela M Pita and Santa Jim{\'e}nez and Beatriz Basabe and Ren{\'e} Guillermo Garc{\'i}a and Consuelo Mac{\'i}as and Lisette Selva and C Ariel Varela Hern{\'a}ndez and Margarita Mendoza Cruz and Roxana Ramirez Herrera and Regla O'Farrill and Isabel Calderius and Karelia Paul{\'i} and Moraima Leyva and Caridad Arocha and Dania Gonz{\'a}lez Herrera},
  journal={MEDICC review},
  volume={16 1},
INTRODUCTION Anemia is the main nutritional problem in Cuban preschool children, prompting several interventions to prevent and control it. An enhanced national strategy was established in 2008, and particular attention paid to the eastern provinces, the region with greatest challenges in social determinants of health. OBJECTIVE Determine anemia prevalence in children aged 6-59 months in Cuba's five eastern provinces in three separate years within a decade, as well as association of anemia… CONTINUE READING


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