Further Reading

Gillespie S, Kevanny J, and Mason J (1991) Controlling Iron Deficiency, ACC/SCN State of the Art Series, Nutrition Policy Discussion Paper No. 9. Geneva: SCN.

Gross R, Dwivedi A, and Solomons NW (2003) Supplement: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Multimicronu-trient Deficiency Control in the Life Cycle, Lima Peru May 30-June 1, 2001. Food and Nutrition Bulletin 24(3):S3-S61.

Huffman SL, Baker J, Shumann J, and Zehnaer ER (1998) The Case for Promoting Multiple Vitamin/Mineral Supplements for Women of Reproductive Age in Developing Countries. Washington, DC: The Linkages Project, Academy for Educational Development.

Institute of Medicine (1998) Prevention of Micronutrient Deficiencies: Tools for Policy Makers and Public Health Workers. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Mason JB, Lotfi M, Dalmiya N, Sethurman K, and Deitchler M (2001) The Micronutrient Report: Current Progress and Trends in the Control of Vitamin A, Iron, and Iodine Deficiencies. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Micronutrient Initiative, International Development Research Centre.

Ramakrishnan U and Huffman SL (2001) Multiple micronutrient malnutrition: What can be done? In: Semba RD and Bloem MW (eds.) Nutrition and Health in Developing Countries, pp. 365-391. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press.

Shrimpton R and Schultink W (2002) Can supplements help meet the micronutrient needs of the developing world? Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 61: 223-229.

UNICEF/UNU/WHO (2001) Iron Deficiency Anaemia: Assessment, Prevention and Control. A Guide for Programme Managers. Geneva: World Health Organization.

UNICEF/UNU/WHO/MI (1999) Preventing Iron Deficiency in Women and Children: Background and Consensus on Key Issues. Report of a Technical Workshop, UNICEF, New York 7-9 October 1998. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Micronu-trient Initiative and International Nutrition Foundation.

WHO/UNICEF/IVACG (1997) Vitamin A Supplements: A Guide to Their Use in the Treatment and Prevention of Vitamin A Deficiency and Xerophthalmia, 2nd edn. Geneva: World Health Organization.

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