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Fortification of maize flour with iron for preventing anaemia and iron deficiency in populations

  1. Sant-Rayn Pasricha1,
  2. Luz Maria De-Regil2,
  3. Maria N Garcia-Casal3,
  4. Belinda J Burford4,
  5. Jeffrey A Gwirtz5,
  6. Juan Pablo Peña-Rosas2,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Public Health Group

Published Online: 14 NOV 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 24 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010187

How to Cite

Pasricha SR, De-Regil LM, Garcia-Casal MN, Burford BJ, Gwirtz JA, Peña-Rosas JP. Fortification of maize flour with iron for preventing anaemia and iron deficiency in populations (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD010187. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010187.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne, Nossal Institute for Global Health, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

    Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas, Centro de Medicina Experimental, Laboratorio de Fisiopatología., Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela

  4. 4

    The University of Melbourne, The McCaughey Centre, Melbourne School of Population Health, Parkville, VIC, Australia

  5. 5

    Kansas State University, Department of Grain Science and Industry, Manhattan, Kansas, USA

*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. juanpablopenarosas@outlook.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 14 NOV 2012

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Abstract

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

To determine the benefits and harms of iron fortification of maize flour, corn meal and fortified maize flour products for anaemia and iron status among the general population.

For the purpose of this review, a fortified maize flour product includes any food prepared from fortified corn meal or maize flour.