Guideline: Use of multiple micronutrient powders for home fortification of foods consumed by infants and children 6–23 months of age
This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on the use of multiple micronutrient powders for home fortification of foods consumed by infants and young children 6–23 months of age.
The guideline will help Member States and their partners in their efforts to make informed decisions on the appropriate nutrition actions to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, in particular the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger (MDG 1) and reduction of child mortality (MDG 4). This document is intended for a wide audience including governments and scientists involved in the design and implementation of micronutrient programmes as public health interventions.
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