Government of Canada, Teck and Micronutrient Initiative announce partnership to implement life-saving zinc treatment programs

Ottawa, ON – The Micronutrient Initiative (MI) and Teck Resources Limited (Teck) announced today they are joining hands in a new partnership to develop and sustain zinc treatment programs to help save children´s lives. Private and public partnerships are important to CIDA and the Government of Canada. The partnership between MI and Teck Resources demonstrates how
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Reducing micronutrient deficiencies by training global Food Fortification Consultants

To offer intensive training on food fortification processes – that was the Micronutrient Initiative’s (MI) and the International Agriculture Centre’s (IAC) joint purpose when they organized the first Food Fortification Technical Experts’ Training Course in Wageningen, Netherlands in March 2002. The nine-day course included 25 participants who were carefully selected to provide diverse regional expertise,
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New iodized salt study rich in findings

An MI-funded study of iodized salt coverage among rural populations in eight Indian states is providing important new information to help guide efforts to scale up production and consumption of adequately iodized salt. Importantly, the Iodized Salt Coverage Study 2010 detailed findings tell us not only what current consumption levels of iodized salt are, but also which
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