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Women’s and Children’s Health Update: Iron deficiency in developing countries – How doctors can provide an easy fix for a major problem

Women’s and Children’s Health Update: Iron deficiency in developing countries – How doctors can provide an easy fix for a major problem

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In this episode:
 
– The impact of iron deficiency during pregnancy in developing countries
– Research into the efficacy and acceptability of iron infusion to treat anaemia during pregnancy in low resource settings
– Covid’s impact on international research projects and the importance of strong local partnerships

 
 
Host: Dr Terri Foran, Sexual Health Physician; Conjoint Senior Lecturer, School of Women’s and Children’s Health, UNSW

 

Guest: A/Prof Sant-Rayn Pasricha, Consultant Haematologist; The Royal Melbourne Hospital and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre; Division Head, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI)

 

Total time: 15 mins
 
Recommended Resources:
Australia leads trials targeting iron deficiency in mothers and babies, WEHI

 
 
 

 

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