Free Iron Supplements

Free Iron SupplementsFree Iron Supplements

The head of the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion at the ministry of health announced plans to distribute free iron supplements in girls’ schools on a weekly basis. Dr. Zahra Abdollahi told ISNA there are also programs to educate school girls about healthy diets to prevent iron-deficiency, anemia and diabetes. For the first time, Vitamin D supplements will also be distributed in girls’ schools to fight the deficiency.