Daily iron supplementation for improving iron status and health among menstruating women

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Sant-Rayn S Pasricha,

    1. World Health Organization, Micronutrients Unit, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
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  • Luz Maria De-Regil

    Corresponding author
    1. World Health Organization, Evidence and Programme Guidance, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, Geneva, Switzerland
    • Luz Maria De-Regil, Evidence and Programme Guidance, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, Geneva, 1211, Switzerland. deregillu@who.int.

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Abstract

This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (Intervention). The objectives are as follows:

To establish the effects of daily supplementation with iron, alone or in combination with folic acid or vitamin C, on anaemia and iron status, as well as on physical, psychological and neurocognitive health, among menstruating women.