Weekly Iron-Folic Acid Supplementation with Regular Deworming Is Cost-Effective in Preventing Anaemia in Women of Reproductive Age in Vietnam
Gerard J Casey, Davide Sartori, Susan E Horton, Tran Q Phuc, Luong B Phu, Dang T Thach, Tran C Dai, Giovanni Fattore, Antonio Montresor, Beverley-A Biggs
PLoS One | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2011
The Atlantic Philanthropies Incorporated kindly funded the project (http://salmon.atlanticphilanthropies.org/help). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.The authors acknowledge the support of Yen Bai People's Committee, district and commune health staff, and village health workers. We are grateful to the staff of the local implementing agency, Yen Bai Malaria Control Centre, Pham Thi Xuyen, Beth Hilton-Thorp and Christalla Hajisava for invaluable contributions. Most importantly, we thank the women of Tran Yen and Yen Binh who participated in these surveys.