Godfrey P. Oakley Jr. , Karen N. Bell, and Mary Beth Weber.

Published: June 21, 2004


The following workshop summary provides the recommendations from knowledgeable scientists and policy experts to accelerate the global pace at which countries implement effective and sustainable programs to reduce rates of neural tube defects and improve folate nutrition. Recommendations addressed include supplementation, food fortification, education campaigns to increase consumption of folate-rich foods, and a global folic acid technical assistance and advocacy center