Faces of Anemia
Faces of Anemia brings attention to this usually invisible health problem.

Lack of energy for routine tasks is just one aspect of anemia. It also increases infant and maternal mortality, impairs physical and cognitive development, and reduces immune status.

Despite these consequences, it is often overlooked as a serious health problem. The authors of a study published in 2013 noted that if present trends are maintained, the probability of halving anemia among women of reproductive age by the year 2025 is negligible at the global level.

Fortifying wheat flour, maize flour, and rice is a cost-effective, under-utilized strategy to reduce the risk of nutritional anemia.
12 photos · 252 views