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National Strategy for Anaemia Prevention and Control in Bangladesh

  • Publication Date : February, 2007
  • Author : Institute of Public Health Nutrition
  • Format : PDF
  • File Size : 420 KB
  • Publisher : Institute of Public Health Nutrition 
  • Language : English
  • Document type : Policy and strategy documents
  • Subject : Nutrition

The magnitude of anaemia, together with the associated adverse health, development and economic consequences, highlights the need for intensified action to address this serious public health problem in Bangladesh. Based on existing health and nutrition, this national strategy identifies comprehensive interventions aimed at high risk groups, in particular infants and young children, adolescent girls, newly wed women and pregnant and breastfeeding women.

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