This report provides estimates of the prevalence and severity of key nutritional deficiencies derived from the first nation¬ally-representative micronutrient assessment survey in Azerbaijan.
The 2013 AzNS was conducted between February and April, 2013 by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the State Statistical Committee of Azerbaijan, and the Azerbaijan office of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). It collected data on anthropometric and micronutrient status of children < 5 years, non-pregnant women 15-49 years, and pregnant women.
This report provides estimates of the prevalence and severity of key nutritional deficiencies derived from the first nationally-representative micronutrient assessment survey in Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan has begun planning for a national food fortification programme, and the AzNS 2013 can provide a baseline assessment for it.