Facts About Iron Deficiency Anemia
The World Health Organization calls iron deficiency anemia the most common and widespread nutritional disorder in the world. It affects two billion people, and kills around one million each year. Women of childbearing age and children suffer the most.
Facts About Maternal Health
Maternal and neonatal health and micronutrient nutrition are inextricably connected. In the developing world, more women die from causes related to iron deficiency anemia than from HIV/AIDS and malaria combined.
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