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Issues in prevention of iron deficiency anemia in India

This review examined the current burden of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in India, its epidemiology, and the various issues regarding its prevention and control. The authors conclude that IDA remains a major health concern that underscores the need to strengthen existing programs. The authors suggest tackling IDA through multifactorial and multisectoral approaches; assertively adopting a lifecycle approach; improving community-level nutrition knowledge; and promptly diagnosing and treating of infections.

Anand, Tanu, Manju Rahi, Pragya Sharma, and G.k. Ingle. "Issues In Prevention Of Iron Deficiency Anemia In India." Nutrition 30, no. 7-8 (2014): 764-70.