- Helen Keller International (HKI) (Focus on Low-Income Countries)
HKI provides expertise, training, and technical assistance to establish nutrition and eye health programs in partnership with host countries. Besides a summary of HKI’s programs, the site contains PDF files of its bulletins, reports and publications on Vitamin A deficiency and other micronutrient deficiencies.
- ILSI Human Nutrition Institute (Focus on Low-Income Countries)
The International Life Sciences Institute’s research concentrates on micronutrient malnutrition, physiological effects of carbohydrates and dietary pattern analysis. The site contains research and policy information on these topics plus links to related reports, and to other sites dealing with micro-nutrition and malnutrition.
- International Council for the Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (ICCIDD) (Focus on Low-Income Countries)
The ICCIDD is an international non-governmental organization working for the sustainable elimination of iodine deficiency and the promotion of optimal iodine nutrition worldwide. The site contains information about iodine deficiencies and links to downloadable PDF files of the Council’s newsletter.
- International Zinc Nutrition Consultative Group (IZiNCG) (Focus on Low-Income Countries) (French, Portuguese, Spanish)
IZiNCG is an international group that promotes and assists efforts to reduce global zinc deficiency. The site contains a series of ‘technical briefs’ in multiple languages and a bibliography on zinc and health.
- Iron World (Focus on Low-Income Countries)
The site has extensive fulltext information and links to iron deficiency, anaemia and micronutrient health issues (assessment, intervention strategies, guidelines and policies). The site is maintained by the Iron Deficiency Project Advisory Service, based at Tufts University, U.S.
- Micronutrient Forum (Focus on Low-Income Countries)
The Micronutrient Forum is a new organization that replaces the International Vitamin A Consultative Group (IVACG) and the International Nutritional anaemia Consultative Group (INACG). It focuses on the micronutrient deficiencies of public health significance, particularly vitamin A, iron, folate, iodine, and zinc. The site provides access to IVACG and INACG and other related publications, and to the proceedings of international micronutrient meetings.
- Micronutrient Initiative (Focus on Low-Income Countries)
The Micronutrient Initiative is a Canada-based international non-governmental organization dedicated to eliminating micronutrient malnutrition worldwide. The site contains links to other organizations dealing with micronutrient malnutrition. .The Micronutrient Initiative currently has projects in 75 countries.
- PubMed – Free Fulltext Articles on Micronutrients AND Nutrition (8200+)
This PubMed search will identify all micronutrient AND nutrition related free fulltext e-journal articles within the database. Within the search results, there are links to the fulltext material. .New fulltext articles are added to the PubMed database weekly.
- SIGHT AND LIFE (Focus on Low-Income Countries) (French, Portuguese, Spanish)
SIGHT AND LIFE exchanges information that helps to fight micronutrient malnutrition and the ‘double burden’ of malnutrition (i.e. under and over nutrition). The site is a humanitarian initiative of DSM, a company that produces vitamin A capsules and other products, but the content is generally regarded as reliable by the nutrition community.
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