Anemia among school children in Vietnam: the efficacy of iron fortification

Le Thi Huong

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU


The present thesis aimed to determine the efficacy of a school-based food fortification program to improve hemoglobin concentrations and iron stores of intestinal parasites-prone school children. Furthermore this thesis also compares the effect of iron fortification and iron supplementation on the changes in hemoglobin and iron status.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Wageningen University
  • Kok, Frans, Promotor
  • Brouwer, Inge, Co-promotor
  • NGuyen, K.C., Co-promotor, External person
Award date12 Dec 2006
Place of Publication[S.l.]
Print ISBNs9789085045410
Publication statusPublished - 2006


  • anaemia
  • iron deficiency anaemia
  • iron
  • fortification
  • nutritional state
  • school children
  • vietnam
  • supplementary feeding


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