Laila Rubab Jaskani

  • Laila Rubab Jaskani  -  Pakistan is facing micronutrient deficiency challenge, implications are very high for mother and child health. The National Nutrition Survey (NNS) 2011 reveals very high rates of micronutrient deficiencies. The survey indicates that 51% of pregnant women are ...

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  • A 2011 report of The National Nutrition Survey revealed that women and children were not getting micronutrients including iron, folic acid, vitamin A and D in their daily diet. Fifty one per cent of pregnant women suffer from anaemia, 37% from iron deficiency, 46% are deficient in vitamin A, and ...

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  • Malnutrition and lack of fortified food is one of the biggest challenges in Pakistan. Maternal and neonatal death occurs due to lack of nutritious and fortified food. Across the world, billions of people suffer from at least one micronutrient deficiency – be it Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Iodine ...

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