Considerations for the safe and effective use of iron interventions in areas of malaria burden - executive summary.

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In 2006, the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund released a joint statement advising that, in regions where the prevalence of malaria and other infectious diseases is high, iron and folic acid supplementation should be limited to those who are identified as iron-deficient. Although precipitated, in large part, by a recent report… (More)
DOI: 10.1024/0300-9831/a000051

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