Nutrition

Marketing of breast-milk substitutes: National implementation of the international code

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WHO/NHD

9 May 2016 -- This report provides updated information on the status of implementing the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes and subsequent relevant World Health Assembly resolutions (“the Code”) in and by countries. It presents the legal status of the Code, including - where such information is available - to what extent Code provisions have been incorporated in national legal measures.

Use of multiple micronutrient powders for point-of-use fortification of foods consumed by pregnant women

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WHO/NHD

21 March 2016 -- Member States have requested guidance from the World Health Organization on the effects and safety of the use of multiple micronutrient powders for point-of-use fortification of foods consumed by pregnant women.

Daily iron supplementation in adult women and adolescent girls

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WHO/NHD

11 March 2016 -- This guideline provides a global, evidence-informed recommendation on daily iron supplementation in menstruating adult women and adolescents, as a public-health intervention for the prevention of anaemia and iron deficiency.

Daily iron supplementation in infants and children

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WHO/NHD

11 March 2016 -- This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on daily iron supplementation in infants and children, as a public-health intervention for the prevention of anaemia and iron deficiency. It includes recommendations for iron supplementation in countries where malaria is prevalent.

Highlights


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