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Pokharel_Intensification of Iron/Folic Acid Supplementation Program in Nepal

Pokharel_Intensification of Iron/Folic Acid Supplementation Program in Nepal

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Intensification of Iron/Folic AcidSupplementation Program In Nepal
Raj Kumar Pokharel
Nutrition Section/Child HealthDivision
Department of Health ServicesMinistry of Health and Population, Nepal
Source: NMSS-1998 and NDHS-2001
020406080Pregnant womenNon-pregnant women
  p  e  r  c  e  n   t   (   %   )
Women suffering from Anaemia
75 67 
In 1998,
Anemia was a severe public health concern
Three out four pregnant women were anaemic
Worm infection extremely high-Hookworm infection as high as 80% in someareas
Only 23% were taking any IFA tablets
Duration of Iron SupplementationDuring Pregnancy
( NDHS 2001)
None77%1-59 days14%> 90 days3%60-89 days6%

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