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Control of Vitamin A Deficiency in the in the Philippines–A Pilot Project

Citation

Solon, Florentino S.; Popkin, Barry M.; Fernandez, Thomas L.; & Latham, Michael C. (1980). Control of Vitamin A Deficiency in the in the Philippines--A Pilot Project. Food and Nutrition, 6(2), 27-36.

Abstract

A three-year pilot project in the Philippines island of Cebu determined the magnitude of vitamin A deficiency and its clinical manifestation (xerophthalmia), designed three alternative programmes for eliminating and preventing it in various ecological zones, implanted the three programmes concurrently in separate areas in each zone, evaluated the results and estimated the costs and benefits of each programme.

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Food and Nutrition

Author(s)

Solon, Florentino S.
Popkin, Barry M.
Fernandez, Thomas L.
Latham, Michael C.

Year Published

1980

Volume Number

6

Issue Number

2

Pages

27-36

Reference ID

13141