Project Healthy Children

Children in Nepal, who have been supplied with nutritionally-fortified food with the assistance of Project Healthy Children (Image: Project Healthy Children)

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Project Healthy Children works with governments in developing countries to fortify staple foods such as flour, sugar, rice and oil with vitamins and minerals

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Fast Facts

  • The body needs micronutrients like vitamins, iodine, and iron to function. Micronutrient deficiencies can lead to various health problems, like blindness, birth defects, and serious cognitive impairment.
  • Millions of people are at risk of micronutrient deficiency worldwide
  • By providing technical assistance to Governments in fortifying staple foods, Project Healthy Children helps to avert malnutrition and micronutrient deficiency for around 26 cents / person / year