Conclusions and recommendations of a who expert consultation meeting on iron supplementation for infants and young children in malaria endemic areas
Children; Folic acid; Iron deficiency; Iron supplementation; Malaria
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.
Allen, L., Black, R., Brandes, N., Brittenham, G., Chazot, G., Chunming, C., Crawley, J., De Benoist, B., Dalmiya, N., Darnton-Hill, I., Dewey, K., El-Arifeen, S., Fontaine, O., Geissler, C., Haberle, H., Harvey, P., Hasler, J., & Hershko, C. (2008). Conclusions and recommendations of a who expert consultation meeting on iron supplementation for infants and young children in malaria endemic areas. Medecine Tropicale, 68 (2). Retrieved from https://hsrc.himmelfarb.gwu.edu/sphhs_global_facpubs/1496