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Sokoto/Kebbi Organize IFAS Start-up Project to Help Pregnant Women in Northern Nigeria

The Sokoto and Keppi States’ Ministry of Health hosted a workshop to promote Iron Folic Acid (IFA) Supplementation as a protective measure against anemia for pregnant women and women of reproductive age. At this workshop, participants called for nutrition education for expectant mothers and fathers, as well as behavior change around acceptance of medical assistance. Adolescent girls are also urged to take IFA with future pregnancies in mind.

December 13, 2016