Determinants of anaemia among pregnant women in rural Uganda

by MA Mbule, YB Byaruhanga, M Kabahenda et al.
Rural and Remote Health 13: 2259 (Online) 16 May 2013

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http://www.rrh.org.au/publishedarticles/article_print_2259.pdf

In spite of intervention efforts, in Uganda, as in other developing countries, high levels of anaemia among pregnant women continue. The authors conclude that the high prevalence of anaemia observed in Kiboga district can be attributed to poverty and limited access to nutrition and health education information which lead to low uptake and utilization of the public-health intervention package to combat anaemia in pregnancy.

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