Intestinal helminth infections, anaemia and labour productivity of female tea pluckers in Bangladesh.

@article{Gilgen2001IntestinalHI,
  title={Intestinal helminth infections, anaemia and labour productivity of female tea pluckers in Bangladesh.},
  author={Daniel Gilgen and C G Nicholas Mascie-Taylor and Lyliane Rosetta},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2001},
  volume={6 6},
  pages={449-57}
}
We conducted a randomized clinical intervention trial over 24 weeks on a tea estate in north-east Bangladesh to investigate the effect of iron supplementation and anthelmintic treatment on the labour productivity of adult female tea pluckers. A total of 553 full-time tea pluckers, not pregnant and not breastfeeding, were randomly assigned to one of the four intervention groups: group 1 received iron supplementation on a weekly basis, group 2 received anthelmintic treatment at the beginning and… CONTINUE READING

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