Program boosts Afghan children's health

Published on 23 February 2011

In the poorest countries of the world, just a little vitamin A or folic acid can make a big difference in people's lives, particularly those of women and children. And Canada, thanks to a commitment to child and maternal health made at the G8 Summit held in Muskoka last year, is being recognized for such efforts. (..) And finally, in a project in which it has partnered with the World Food Program and UNICEF, it fortifies foods such as wheat flour with iron and folic acids.

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