Effectiveness of distribution of multimicronutrient supplements in children and in women and adolescent girls of childbearing age in Chiclayo, Peru.

@article{Gross2006EffectivenessOD,
  title={Effectiveness of distribution of multimicronutrient supplements in children and in women and adolescent girls of childbearing age in Chiclayo, Peru.},
  author={Ursula Gross and Claudia Valle and Marita Mamani Diaz},
  journal={Food and nutrition bulletin},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 4 Suppl Peru},
  pages={S122-9}
}
BACKGROUND There is a need to better understand the coverage of scaled-up multimicronutrient supplementation programs. OBJECTIVE The coverage of the distribution of multimicronutrient supplements in 26 urban communities among women and adolescent girls 12 through 44 years of age and children under 5 years of age was evaluated for purposes of scaling-up. METHODS Formative research and descriptive statistics were used to analyze the distribution of supplements. RESULTS Despite a delayed… CONTINUE READING