Affiliation: World Health Organization
- Effectiveness of weekly iron-folic acid supplementation to prevent and control anemia among women of reproductive age in three Asian countries: development of the master protocol and implementation planTommaso Cavalli-Sforza
WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific, P O Box 2932, Manila, Philippines
Nutr Rev 63:S77-80. 2005..Each country utilized the same supplement but adapted implementation processes to their specific conditions. Social marketing and community mobilization were considered to be essential tools for sustainability...
- Weekly iron-folic acid supplementation of women of reproductive age: impact overview, lessons learned, expansion plans, and contributions toward achievement of the millennium development goalsTommaso Cavalli-Sforza
Western Pacific Regional Office, World Health Organization, P O Box 2932, Manila 1000, Philippines
Nutr Rev 63:S152-8. 2005
- Government-industry partnership in weekly iron-folic acid supplementation for women of reproductive age in the Philippines: impact on iron statusImelda Angeles-Agdeppa
Food and Nutrition Research Institute, Department of Science and Technology, Bicutan, Taguig, Manila, Philippines
Nutr Rev 63:S116-25. 2005..Weekly iron-folic acid supplementation should be recommended as a preventive strategy to control iron deficiency among reproductive-age women in the Philippines...
- Community mobilization and social marketing to promote weekly iron-folic acid supplementation: a new approach toward controlling anemia among women of reproductive age in VietnamNguyen Cong Khan
Vietnam National Institute of Nutrition, 48 Tang Bat Ho, Hanoi, Vietnam
Nutr Rev 63:S87-94. 2005..In developing countries where community women's groups and health networks are strong, preventive supplementation can be successfully promoted to encourage active participation in the prevention and control of iron-deficiency anemia...
- Community mobilization and social marketing to promote weekly iron-folic acid supplementation in women of reproductive age in Vietnam: impact on anemia and iron statusJacques Berger
Institute of Research for Development IRD, Research Unit, Nutrition, Food, Societies, Montpellier, France
Nutr Rev 63:S95-108. 2005..This demonstrates the effectiveness and safety of the preventive approach as implemented here to prevent and control iron deficiency and anemia in women of reproductive age before and during pregnancy...
- Weekly iron-folic acid supplementation to improve iron status and prevent pregnancy anemia in Filipino women of reproductive age: the Philippine experience through government and private partnershipLourdes S Paulino
National Center for Disease Prevention and Control, Department of Health, Santa Cruz, Manila 1106, Philippines
Nutr Rev 63:S109-15. 2005..Adolescent girls in school were also active participants...
- Weekly iron-folic acid supplements to prevent anemia among Cambodian women in three settings: process and outcomes of social marketing and community mobilizationKoum Kanal
National Maternal Child Health Centre at the Ministry of Health, Cambodia
Nutr Rev 63:S126-33. 2005..However, all three groups of women showed substantial improvements in knowledge about the causes, consequences, and prevention of anemia, and the large majority reported interest in continuing to take the supplements...
- Positive impact of a weekly iron-folic acid supplement delivered with social marketing to Cambodian women: compliance, participation, and hemoglobin levels increase with higher socioeconomic statusByron L Crape
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Nutr Rev 63:S134-8. 2005..04). The percentage of rural village women taking supplements increased with increasing SES (linear trend P = 0.046). These results suggest that women with lower SES be given special attention for future programs...