Starts from 10th Jan to 17th Jan 2021
Female folic acid supplementation at least 1 months prior to getting pregnant, reduces the risk of neural tube defects (NTDs) in the baby
Iron Deficiency Anaemia is a major public health problem in India ( WHO). It prevails among adolescent girls, reproductive years and pregnancy.
Intermittent iron and folic acid supplementation (at least once weekly for three months, twice yearly) as an effective strategy to prevent anaemia . – WHO