- All micronutrient interventions
An essential nutrient for energy, oxygen transport and utilisation, cell proliferation and immunity. Iron deficiency remains widespread and is a leading cause of anaemia. Anaemia is one of the most common and intractable nutritional problems in the world today. Young children and pregnant women are at highest risk of iron-deficiency and iron-deficiency anaemia, and health consequences can include poor gestational outcomes, maternal and infant mortality, as well as impaired cognitive development and weakened immunity.