Title

Conclusions and recommendations of a who expert consultation meeting on iron supplementation for infants and young children in malaria endemic areas

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

4-1-2008

Journal

Medecine Tropicale

Volume

68

Issue

2

Keywords

Children; Folic acid; Iron deficiency; Iron supplementation; Malaria

Abstract

This article presents the results of an expert consultation meeting aimed at evaluating the safety and public health implications of administering supplemental iron to infants and young children in malaria-endemic areas. Participants at this meeting that took place in Lyon, France on June 12-14, 2006 reached consensus on several important issues related to iron supplementation for infants and young children in malaria-endemic areas. The conclusions in this report apply specifically to regions where malaria is endemic.

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