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Fortification of rice with vitamins and minerals for addressing micronutrient malnutrition

  1. Joseph Ashong1,
  2. Sumithra Muthayya2,
  3. Luz Maria De-Regil3,
  4. Arnaud Laillou4,
  5. Christophe Guyondet4,
  6. Regina Moench-Pfanner4,
  7. Belinda J Burford5,
  8. Juan Pablo Peña-Rosas3,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Public Health Group

Published Online: 13 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009902


How to Cite

Ashong J, Muthayya S, De-Regil LM, Laillou A, Guyondet C, Moench-Pfanner R, Burford BJ, Peña-Rosas JP. Fortification of rice with vitamins and minerals for addressing micronutrient malnutrition (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD009902. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009902.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

  2. 2

    NSW Health, Centre for Health Innovation and Partnership, North Parramatta, NSW, Australia

  3. 3

    World Health Organization, Evidence and Programme Guidance, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, Geneva, Switzerland

  4. 4

    Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Nutrition Programs, Geneva, Switzerland

  5. 5

    The University of Melbourne, Jack Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program, The McCaughey Centre, Melbourne School of Population Health, Parkville, VIC, Australia

*Juan Pablo Peña-Rosas, Evidence and Programme Guidance, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, Geneva, 1211, Switzerland. penarosasj@who.int.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 13 JUN 2012

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To determine the benefits and harms of rice fortification with vitamins and minerals (iron, vitamin A, zinc or folic acid) on micronutrient status and health-related outcomes.