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Guideline: Use of Multiple Micronutrient Powders for Point-of-Use Fortification of Foods Consumed by Pregnant Women

The World Health Organization (WHO) published global guidance on micronutrient powders (MNP) for point-of-use fortification of foods consumed by pregnant women. The guideline recommends that MNP should not be used in place of standard iron and folic acid supplementation during pregnancy. This guideline summarizes the WHO’s recommendation and supporting evidence, as well as other considerations and program implications. 

WHO, 2016