01 March 2017

On World Birth Defects Day, the Micronutrient Forum joins PUSH! Global Alliance to raise awareness about Neural Tube Defects and Hydrocephalus

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: “Every year, approximately 3%–6% of infants worldwide are born with a serious birth defect. Birth defects can affect an infant regardless of birthplace, race, or ethnicity. In many countries, birth defects are among the leading causes of death for infants and young children. Those who […]

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13 February 2017

MN Forum releases synopsis of Food Fortification report

The Micronutrient Forum has commissioned a report to provide insights into the state of the world of food fortification. The primary purpose of this report is to provide an objective overview, with emphasis on shining a light on research gaps and challenges in the scaling-up of staple food fortification, especially in the low-and middle-income country […]

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