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Recommendations for accelerating global action to prevent folic acid–preventable birth defects and other folate-deficiency diseases: Meeting of experts on preventing folic acid–preventable neural tube defects†
Version of Record online: 9 SEP 2004
Copyright © 2004 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology
Volume 70, Issue 11, pages 835–837, November 2004
How to Cite
Oakley, G. P., Bell, K. N. and Weber, M. B. (2004), Recommendations for accelerating global action to prevent folic acid–preventable birth defects and other folate-deficiency diseases: Meeting of experts on preventing folic acid–preventable neural tube defects. Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 70: 835–837. doi: 10.1002/bdra.20058
This document was prepared by Godfrey Oakley, Karen Bell and Mary Beth Weber (the writing committee) and then circulated to the entire group of experts who participated in the meeting and/or the review process. Participants included: Karen Bell, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; Adrianne Bendich, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Parsippany, NJ; Shirley A. A. Beresford, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; Barry Borman, Public Health Intelligence, Ministry of Health, Wellington, New Zealand; Carol Bower, Centre for Child Health Research, and School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, West Perth, Australia; Erick Boy, The Micronutrient Initiative, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Jenny Cervinskas, The Micronutrient Initiative (consultant), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Jose Cordero, National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Atlanta, Georgia; Halinka Dybka, General Mills Canada, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada; J. David Erickson, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta GA; Gordon Harrison, Canadian National Millers Association, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; David P. Haxton, Consultant, Greensboro, North Carolina; Eva Hertrampf , Instituto de Nutrición y Tecnología de los Alimentos (INTA), Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile; John Jenkins, General Mills Canada, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada; Richard B. Johnston, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado; Miriam Levitt, Elisabeth Bruyere Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Barbara Macdonald, Canadian International Development Agency, Hull, Quebec, Canada; Glen Maberly, Flour Fortification Initiative, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; Venkatesh Mannar, The Micronutrient Initiative, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Godfrey P. Oakley, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; Carolyn O'Brien, Food and Consumer Products Manufacturers of Canada (FCPMC), Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Ibrahim Parvanta, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia; Peter Ranum, Consultant, Grand Island, New York; Joel G Ray, Department of Medicine and Inner City Health Research Unit, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Rajan Sankar, The Micronutrient Initiative, New Delhi, India; Lyall Thurston, New Zealand CCS, Wellington, New Zealand; Lolkje TW de Jong-van den Berg, Department of Social Pharmacy and Pharmacoepidemiology, University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands; Salvador Villalpando, Center for Research on Nutrition and Health, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mor, Mexico; Nicholas Wald, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts & The London, Queen Mary School of Medicine & Dentistry, London, England; Mary Beth Weber, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; Wladamir Wertelecki, World Alliance of Organizations for the Prevention of Birth Defects, Ukrainian-American Birth Defects Program, Department of Medical Genetics, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama.
- Issue online: 10 NOV 2004
- Version of Record online: 9 SEP 2004
- Manuscript Accepted: 21 JUN 2004
- Manuscript Received: 15 JUN 2004
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