Project Brief

Weekly Iron Folate Supplement Program

Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia in adolescence is a major public health issue in Afghanistan, where the prevalence of anemia is among the highest in the world. The Afghan National Nutrition Survey (2013) findings indicate that anemia exists in all age groups and is particularly high among adolescent girls.

This brief discusses anemia in adolescents and outlines the activities and accomplishments from the Weekly Iron Folate Supplement Program in Afghanistan. 

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US Agency for International Development (USAID)


Food and Nutrition