Does Anaemia Have Major Public Health Importance in Children Aged 6-59 Months in the Duggina Fanigo District of Wolaita Zone, Southern Ethiopia?
Ann Nutr Metab 2017 Nov 16;72(1):3-11. Epub 2017 Nov 16.
Assistant Professor at Department of Biochemistry, Wolaita Sodo University, Wolaita Sodo, Ethiopia.
Background: Globally, a large number of children aged 6-59 months are affected by anaemia. In Ethiopia, like other developing countries, more than 40% of children under 5 years are affected by anaemia. Anaemia during infancy and childhood period is associated with poor health and impaired cognitive development, leading to reduced academic achievement and earning potential in their adult life. Read More