Updated Feb 13, 2018

Can lactoferrin correct iron deficiency in pregnancy more effectively than iron supplements to prevent low birthweight, preterm birth and potentially improve neonatal survival?

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Snapshot

Focus Areas:

Maternal Newborn and Child Health

Maternal Newborn and Child HealthSEE LESS

Implemented In:

Bangladesh

BangladeshSEE LESS

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Innovation Description

Developing an iron supplement with oral bovine lactoferrin, vitamin A, and riboflavin to prevent low birthweight, preterm birth and neonatal deaths associated with maternal iron deficiency in low income settings.

Milestones

Oct 2016
Date Unknown
New Country
Bangladesh