Weekly Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation

| Sector: Health Care

Weekly Iron and Folic Acid supplementation is given to the adolescent group (10-19 Yrs) on every Thursday. This scheme aims is reducing the prevalence and severity of nutritional anemia in adolescent population.

The school Nodal Teachers will give weekly Blue IFA (100 mg) to the school going adolescent girls and boys (6th to 12th classes)

The anganwadi teacher will give weekly Blue IFA to the non-school going adolescent girls.

Beneficiary:

10-19 Years old girls

Benefits:

Weekly Iron and Folic Acid supplementation is given to the adolescent group