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Aboud FE and Akhter S. A cluster-randomized evaluation of a responsive stimulation and feeding intervention in Bangladesh. Pediatrics 2011, May; 127(5):e1191-97.
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Lemaire M, Islam QS, Shen H et al. Iron-containing micronutrient powder provided to children with moderate-to-severe malnutrition increases hemoglobin concentrations but not the risk of infectious morbidity: A randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled, noninferiority safety trial. Am J Clin Nutr 2011, Aug; 94(2):585-93.
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Shakur Y, Choudhury N, Hyder Z, Zlotkin S. Unexpectedly high early prevalence of anaemia in 6-month-old breast-fed infants in rural Bangladesh. Public Health Nutrition 2009, May; 13(1):4-11.
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Khambalia A, O’Connor DL, Zlotkin S. Periconceptional iron and folate status is inadequate among married, nulliparous women in rural Bangladesh. JNutr 2009; 139(6):1179-1184.
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Khambalia AZ, O’Connor DL, Macarthur C, Dupuis A, Zlotkin SH. Periconceptional iron supplementation does not reduce anemia or improve iron status among pregnant women in rural Bangladesh. Am J Clin Nutr 2009; 90(5):1295-302.
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Ip H, Hyder Z, Haseen F, Rahman M, Zlotkin S.  Improved adherence and anaemia cure rates with flexible administration of micronutrient Sprinkles: A new public health approach to anaemia control.  European J. Clin Nutr 2009; 63:165-172.
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Haseen F. Home fortification with sprinkles to address childhood anaemia in Bangladesh. Nutrition Bulletin 2007 July;10(1):4-5.
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Hyder Z, Haseen F, Rahman M, Tondeur MC, Zlotkin S.  Effect of daily versus once weekly home fortification with sprinkles on haematological and iron status among young children in rural Bangladesh. Food and Nutrition Bulletin 2007;28(2):156-64.
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Khambalia A, Choudhury N, Zlotkin S.  Identifying females before childbirth to improve iron status.  (Washington DC, April 2007) FASEB J 2007;21(5):673.4.
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Shakur YA, Christofides A, Choudhury N, Zlotkin S.  Investigating factors associated with childhood anemia in the first 6 months of life in rural Bangladesh. (Washington DC, April 2007) FASEB J 2007;21(5):674.2.
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Ip H, Hyder SMZ, Haseen F, Rahman M, Zlotkin SH. The effectiveness of flexible administration of Sprinkles in anemic and non-anemic infants and young children in rural Bangladesh. Presented at the FASEB Experimental Biology conference in San Diego, USA, May 2005.
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Hyder S, Haseen F, IP H, Zlotkin SH. (2005) Acceptability of Sprinkles in rural Bangladesh: A new home fortification approach to deliver micronutrients among young children.2005 Experimental Biology and XXXV International Congress of Physiological Sciences meeting abstracts [accessed at http://select.biosis.org/faseb]. The FASEB Journal, 19, Abstract #967.3.
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Hyder SM, Haseen F, Rahman M, Zlotkin SH. Delivery of microencapsulated iron Sprinkles in rural poor through female health workers: Lessons learned at BRAC in Bangladesh. May, 2004.Canadian International Health Conference:Ottawa.
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Hyder SM, Haseen F, Rahman M, Zeng L, Zlotkin SH. (2004) Efficacy of daily vs weekly home fortification of weaning foods with Sprinkles among infants and young children in Bangladesh. [abstract]. In: International Nutritional Anemia Consultative Group [INACG] Symposium; 2004 November;Peru: ILSI Research Foundation. p.34.
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