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Hartman-Craven B, Christofides A, O’Connor DL, Zlotkin S. Bioavailability of iron and folic acid in a traditional pregnancy supplement vs. a new powdered supplement.(Washington DC, April 2007) FASEB J 21(5):701.2, 2007.
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Stanley Zlotkin, Tammy Aupperle, Christopher Grasset. Research to practice: A multisectoral approach to product development, research and global distribution to prevent hidden hunger. (Bamako Mali, 2008).
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Articles
De Pee S, Kraemer K, vanden Briel T, Boy E, Grasset C, Moench-Pfanner R, Zlotkin S, Bloem MW. Quality criteria for micronutrient powder products: Report of a meeting organized by the World Food Programme and Sprinkles Global Health Initiative. Food and Nutrition Bulletin 2008; 29(3):232-241.
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Dewey KG. Increasing iron intake of children through complementary foods. Food and Nutrition Bulletin 2007; 28(4):S595-S609.
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Adu-Afarwuah S, Lartey A, Brown K H, Zlotkin S, Briend A, Dewey K G. Randomized comparison of 3 types of micronutrient supplements for home fortification of complementary foods in Ghana: effects on growth and motor development. Am J Clin Nutr 2007 Aug; 86(2):412.
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Sharieff W, Horton S, Zlotkin S. Economic Gains of Home Fortification Program: Evaluation of "Sprinkles" from Provider's Perspective. Can J Pub Health 2006 Jan/Feb; 97(1): 20-23.
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Zlotkin SH, Schauer C, Christofides A, Sharieff W, Tondeur MC, Hyder SM. Micronutrient sprinkles to control childhood anaemia. PLoS Med. Jan 2005;2(1):e1.
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Zlotkin SH, Christofides AL, Hyder SM, Schauer CS, Tondeur MC, Sharieff W. Controlling iron deficiency anemia through the use of home-fortified complementary foods. Indian J Pediatr. 2004 Nov;71(11):1015-9. Review.
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Zlotkin SH. A new approach to control of anemia in "at risk" infants and children around the world. 2004 Ryley-Jeffs memorial lecture. Can J Diet Pract Res. 2004 Fall;65(3):136-8.
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Schauer C, Zlotkin S. Home fortification with micronutrient Sprinkles-a new approach for the prevention and treatment of nutritional anemias. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. Feb 2003;8(2):87-90.
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Nestel P, Briend A, de Benoist B, Decker E, Ferguson E, Fontaine O, Micardi A, Nalubola R. Complementary food supplements to achieve micronutrient adequacy for infants and young children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2003 Mar;36(3):316-28.
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Zlotkin SH. Current Issues for the Prevention and Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia. Indian Pediatrics 2002; 39:125-129.
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Jose O. Mora. Iron Supplementation: Overcoming Technical and Practical Barriers. Supplement: Forging Effective Strategies to Combat Iron Deficiency. J. Nutr. 132:853S-855S, 2002.
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Bioavailability of Iron and Zinc
Troesch B, van Stujivenberg ME, Smutus CM et al. A micronutrient powder with low doses of highly absorbable iron and zinc reduces iron and zinc deficiency and improves weight-for-age z-scores in South African children. J Nutr 2011, Feb; 141(2):237-242.
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Troesch B, Egli I, Zeder C, et al. Optimization of a phytase-containing micronutrient powder with low amounts of highly bioavailable iron for in-home fortification of complementary foods. Am J Clin Nutr 2009; 89:539-44.
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Liyanage C, Zlotkin SH. Bioavailability of iron from micro-encapsulated iron sprinkle supplement. Food Nutr Bull. 2002 Sep;23(3 Suppl):133-7.
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Book Chapters
Zlotkin S and Garson S. Bridging the "know-do" gap: The case of home fortification with Sprinkles. Knowledge to action: A knowledge translation casebook. Canadian Institutes of Health Research, 2008, pp.9-14.
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Zlotkin SH, Tondeur M. Specific strategies to address micronutrient deficiencies in the young child: Supplementation and home fortification. Nestlé Nutrition Workshops Series: Infant Nutrition.Volume 54, 2004, pp.233-248. Eds: Pettifor J, Zlotkin S.
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Editorials
Bhutta ZA. Childhood iron and zinc deficiency in resource poor countries: Fortification is beneficial, but the best strategy for delivery is unclear. BMJ 2007 Jan;334(7585):104-105.
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Zlotkin S. Control of anemia: The time to act is now.  Indian Pediatrics, 44:84-6, 2007.
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Literature Reviews
De-Regil LM et al. Home fortification of foods with multiple micronutrient powders for health and nutrition in children under 2 years of age. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011; 9:CD008959.
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Dewey KG, Yang Z and Boy E. Systematic review and meta-analysis of home fortification of complementary foods. Mat Child Nutr 2009 Oct; 5(4):283-321.
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Workshop Reports
Timmer A, Dalmiya N and Irizarry L. Workshop report on scaling up the use of micronutrient powders to improve the quality of complementary foods for young children in Latin America and the Caribbean. UNICEF and US CDC. 2011, Oct.
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Osei A, Timmer A, Grasset C et al. Workshop report on scaling up the use of multiple micronutrient powders to improve the quality of complementary foods for young children in Asia. UNICEF and US CDC. 2009, Jun
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