Vitamin A fortification in Uganda: comparing the feasibility, coverage, costs, and cost-effectiveness of fortifying vegetable oil and sugar.

@article{Fiedler2010VitaminAF,
  title={Vitamin A fortification in Uganda: comparing the feasibility, coverage, costs, and cost-effectiveness of fortifying vegetable oil and sugar.},
  author={John L. Fiedler and Ronald Afidra},
  journal={Food and nutrition bulletin},
  year={2010},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={193-205}
}
BACKGROUND Twenty-eight percent of Ugandan preschool children suffer from vitamin A deficiency. With vitamin A supplementation covering only a third of children under 5 years of age, fortification is essential to reduce their vitamin A deficiency-related disease burden. At present, the only widely consumed food in Uganda that is fortified with vitamin A is vegetable oil. OBJECTIVE To compare the feasibility, coverage, costs, and cost-effectiveness of fortifying vegetable oil and sugar with… CONTINUE READING
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