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World Journal of Anemia


Adolescent anemia is a global health problem. Prevalence of anemia in girls in India is estimated to be around 56%. Various risk groups are prone to anemia and it leads to long-term consequences. Government has launched national programs to fight adolescent anemia by identifying high-risk groups, supplementing with iron and folic acid tablets and raising awareness about the nutritional anemia.

Keywords: Adolescence, Anemia, Iron deficiency.

How to cite this article: Bindra V. Anemia in Adolescence. World J Anemia 2017;1(1):18-19.

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