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- Tulchinsky, Theodore H.
- Nutrients 2015 v.7 no.4 pp. 2518-2523
- food fortification, etc ; at-risk population; children; education; folic acid; food industry; food security; foods; iodine; issues and policy; mothers; nutrient deficiencies; pandemic; poverty; private sector; public health; vitamin A; vitamin B12; vitamin D; zinc; South East Asia; Show all 21 Subjects
- ... Micronutrient deficiency conditions are a major global public health problem. While the private sector has an important role in addressing this problem, the main responsibility lies with national governments, in cooperation with international agencies and donors. Mandatory fortification of basic foods provides a basic necessary intake for the majority and needs to be supported by provision of esse ...
- Gayer, Justine; Smith, Geoffry
- Nutrients 2015 v.7 no.1 pp. 646-658
- food fortification, etc ; at-risk population; children; compliance; condiments; econometric models; governance; issues and policy; laws and regulations; malnutrition; monitoring; nutrient deficiencies; public health; social marketing; stakeholders; staple foods; women; Thailand; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... Micronutrient deficiencies remain a significant public health issue in Southeast Asia, particularly in vulnerable populations, such as women of reproductive age and young children. An important nutrition-specific intervention to address micronutrient malnutrition is fortification of staple foods and condiments. In October 2013, the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) Southeast Asia Region ...