Conclusions et recommandations à l'issue de la consultation de l'oms sur la lutte contre la carence martiale chez le nourrisson et le jeune enfant dans les pays d'endémie palustre

Translated title of the contribution: Conclusions and recommendations of a who expert consultation meeting on iron supplementation for infants and young children in malaria endemic areas

L. Allen, R. E. Black, N. Brandes, G. Brittenham, G. Chazot, C. Chunming, J. Crawley, B. De Benoist, N. Dalmiya, I. Darnton-Hill, K. Dewey, S. El-Arifeen, O. Fontaine, C. Geissler, H. Haberle, P. Harvey, J. Hasler, C. Hershko, R. Hurrell, M. A. JumaB. Lönnerdal, B. Lozoff, S. Lynch, H. Martines Salgado, E. McLean, J. Metz, S. Oppenheimer, Z. Premji, A. Prentice, M. Ramsan, C. Ratledge, R. Stoltzfus, J. Tielsch, P. Winachagoon

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Abstract

This article presents the results of an expert consultation meeting aimed at evaluating the safety and public health implications of administering supplemental iron to infants and young children in malaria-endemic areas. Participants at this meeting that took place in Lyon, France on June 12-14, 2006 reached consensus on several important issues related to iron supplementation for infants and young children in malaria-endemic areas. The conclusions in this report apply specifically to regions where malaria is endemic.

Translated title of the contributionConclusions and recommendations of a who expert consultation meeting on iron supplementation for infants and young children in malaria endemic areas
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)182-188
Number of pages7
JournalMedecine Tropicale
Volume68
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Children
  • Folic acid
  • Iron deficiency
  • Iron supplementation
  • Malaria

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Infectious Diseases

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    Allen, L., Black, R. E., Brandes, N., Brittenham, G., Chazot, G., Chunming, C., Crawley, J., De Benoist, B., Dalmiya, N., Darnton-Hill, I., Dewey, K., El-Arifeen, S., Fontaine, O., Geissler, C., Haberle, H., Harvey, P., Hasler, J., Hershko, C., Hurrell, R., ... Winachagoon, P. (2008). Conclusions et recommandations à l'issue de la consultation de l'oms sur la lutte contre la carence martiale chez le nourrisson et le jeune enfant dans les pays d'endémie palustre. Medecine Tropicale, 68(2), 182-188.