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Investing in the future: A united call to action on vitamin and mineral deficiencies

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Authors: Nutrition International (formerly Micronutrient Initiative), Flour Fortification Initiative, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, USAID, The World Bank, UNICEF
Publication date: 2009


Vitamin A, iodine, iron, zinc and folate are essential micronturients that ensure people can be healthy and thrive. This report reviews how each of these vital micronutrients affect human health, the implications of micronutrient deficiencies, provides recommendations for micronutrient programs, and explains how investments in this area greatly affect human capital.




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