TITLE

An iron fish that is fighting anaemia in Cambodia

AUTHOR(S)
Bradley, Peter
PUB. DATE
August 2015
SOURCE
British Journal of Healthcare Assistants;Aug2015, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p412
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the Lucky Iron Fish, a cast iron ingot that provides bioavailable iron, developed by a Canadian research group in Kandal, Cambodia headed by student Christopher Charles. Topics covered include the prevalence of dietary anemia in 44% of the population in Cambodia, the establishment of the Lucky Iron Fish, Incorporated by post graduate student Gavin Armstrong, and the provision of 3 quarters of the daily iron needs of a family when using the ingot in boiling water.
ACCESSION #
108881920

 

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