Digital tools are making a big impact on nutrition among COVID-vulnerable populations

By Vida Gabe

Two billion people in the world do not have the adequate intake of key micronutrients their bodies need due to the lack of access to nutritious food. While micronutrient deficiencies go frequently unnoticed because their symptoms are often unseen, their impact is far from invisible.

Iodine deficiency prevails as the world’s leading cause of brain damage. Iron deficiency brings severe sequelae for mothers and babies. Vitamin A deficiency remains a widespread public health problem. …

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