Maternal anaemia in West and Central Africa: time for urgent action.

@article{Ayoya2012MaternalAI,
  title={Maternal anaemia in West and Central Africa: time for urgent action.},
  author={Mohamed Ag A Ayoya and Mohamed Ag Bendech and Noel Marie Zagr{\'e} and F{\'e}licit{\'e} Tchibindat},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={916-27}
}
OBJECTIVE To review the prevalence, severity and determinants of anaemia among women in West and Central Africa (WCA) and raise awareness among policy makers and programme planners in the region. DESIGN Systematic descriptive review of data in the public domain of the ORC Macro MEASURE Demographic and Health Surveys, national nutrition surveys, oral and technical communications at regional meetings, studies published in scientific journals, and WHO and UNICEF databases. SETTING West and… CONTINUE READING