The Effect of a Micronutrient Powder Home Fortification Program on Anemia and Cognitive Outcomes among Young Children in Rural China: A Cluster Randomized Trial


Anemia early in life has been associated with delayed cognitive and motor development. The WHO recommends home fortification using multiple micronutrient powders (MNPs) containing iron as a strategy to address anemia in children under two. We evaluated the effects of a program freely distributing MNP sachets to caregivers of infants in rural China.

BMC Public Health