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Micronutrient status in lactating mothers before and after introduction of fortified flour: Cross-sectional surveys in Maela refugee camp

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Background Deficiency of micronutrients is common in refugee populations. Objectives Identify deficiencies and whether provided supplements and wheat flour fortified with 10 micronutrients impacts upon status among breast-feeding women from Maela refugee camp. Methods Two sequential cross-sectional studies were conducted in different groups of lactating mothers at 12 weeks postpartum. The first survey was before and the second 4-5 months after micronutrient fortified flour (MFF) had been prov...

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10.1007/s00394-011-0226-z

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Journal:
European Journal of Nutrition
Volume:
51
Issue:
4
Pages:
425-434
Publication date:
2012-06-05
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EISSN:
1436-6215
ISSN:
1436-6207
URN:
uuid:a8dd19bc-cdf7-4e00-b4ae-c6e73dbf146b
Source identifiers:
348811
Local pid:
pubs:348811
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English
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