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Setting research priorities on multiple micronutrient supplementation in pregnancy

This study applied the Child Health and Nutrition Research Initiative (CHNRI) methodology to inform the direction of research and investments needed to support the implementation of Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation (MMS) interventions for pregnant women in low‐ and middle‐income countries (LMIC). This exercise prioritized 35 discrete research questions that merit serious consideration for the potential of MMS during pregnancy to be optimized in LMIC. The top ten research options focused on strategies to increase antenatal care attendance and MMS adherence, methods needed to identify populations more likely to benefit from MMS interventions and some discovery issues (e.g., potential benefit of extending MMS through lactation).

Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Gomes et al November 2019
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