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Flyer: A Holistic Approach to Combating Vitamin A Deficiency is Needed in Mozambique

Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is a serious public health problem, with over 69% of preschool aged Mozambican children deficient in this micronutrient. VAD increases risk of disease, visual impairment and death in children, and night blindness in pregnant and lactating women. Like other forms of under-nutrition, VAD undermines the country’s future economic and social development. This flyer outlines strategies for addressing VAD in Mozambique

Authors: Dercio Matale, Eliah Munda, Dercio Matale, Eliah Munda

Subjects: Nutrition Strategies

Pages: 1

Publisher: International Potato Center

Publication Date: 2013

Keywords: Mozambique, Nutrition strategies