COVID-19 and Fortification

09 June 2020

More than ever, food fortification with iron, folic acid, zinc, and other essential nutrients is a life-saving intervention vital to reducing the risk of malnutrition—before, during, and after pandemics.

To prevent a rise in malnutrition as a result of the pandemic, countries need to maintain food systems and support large-scale interventions like the fortification of staple foods. The frontline of every country’s health system are the immune systems of its people.

To learn more, check out FFI's COVID-19 and Fortification fact sheets:

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COVID-19 and Fortification

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A Guide for Governments

 

Other COVID-19 Resources: