Reaching the hard-to-reach in Bangladesh with vitamin A

The physical geography of Bangladesh has two distinctive features: the hill tracts of Chittagong, criss-crossed by multiple rivers, and the deltaic Bangladesh Plain, prone to frequent flooding. Thousands of tiny villages and hamlets dot the landscape, separated from other communities by mighty rivers, their tributaries, woodlands or high hills. Many remain isolated for months at
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Ottawa Kids Learn How Canada’s Global Nutrition Work Grows Healthy Brains at International Development Week Event

OTTAWA, Ontario– As part of Canada´s International Development Week (IDW), grade five students at Manor Park Public School learned how the nutrients they take for granted make a significant difference to the lives of children around the world. In a hands-on workshop delivered by Venkatesh Mannar, President of the Micronutrient Initiative (MI), students discovered that iodine added to salt
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