More nutrients, fewer parasites, better learning.

Abstract

By 1997 it is intended that all of India's 160 million primary-school children will be given a free daily midday meal. Since 1994 almost 3 million such children in Gujarat, already benefiting from this initiative, have been receiving, in addition, supplements of iron, iodine and vitamin A, and deworming treatment with albendazole. As a consequence there… (More)

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