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Title: Iron, Iodine and Vitamin A in the Middle East; A Systematic Review of Deficiency and Food Fortification
Authors: Mirmiran, P.
Golzarand M.
Serra-Majem, L. 
Azizi, F.
UNESCO Clasification: 3206 Ciencias de la nutrición
Keywords: Pregnant-Women
Goiter Prevalence
Flour Fortification
Anemia
Children, et al
Issue Date: 2012
Journal: Iranian Journal of Public Health 
Abstract: Background: Micronutrient deficiency is one of the major public health problems in the Middle East affecting economic, political and social development of countries. The three commonest micronutrient deficiencies belong to iron, iodine and vitamin A. Methods: we conducted a systematic review of published English articles in the Middle East countries using databases from PubMed, World Health Organization and Food and Agriculture Organization from 1985 onward. A total of 6050 articles were identified and after evaluation based on eligibility criteria, 81 articles included in this systematic review.
Background: Micronutrient deficiency is one of the major public health problems in the Middle East affecting economic, political and social development of countries. The three commonest micronutrient deficiencies belong to iron, iodine and vitamin A. Methods: we conducted a systematic review of published English articles in the Middle East countries using databases from PubMed, World Health Organization and Food and Agriculture Organization from 1985 onward. A total of 6050 articles were identified and after evaluation based on eligibility criteria, 81 articles included in this systematic review.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/19130
ISSN: 2251-6085
Source: Iranian Journal of Public Health[ISSN 2251-6085],v. 41, p. 8-19
Rights: by-nc-nd
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