China news agency, Beijing, October 21 (Reporter Zeng Liming) - Iron deficiency anemia is a high prevalence of the mainland of China nutritional deficiency diseases, prevalence of anemia among an average of 20.1%; infants less than 2 years, 60 years old , prevalence of anemia among women of childbearing age reached 31.1%, 29.1% and 19.9%; residents of anemia in some areas has become a serious public health problem.Chinese Academy of Engineering, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention Office of Renchen Jun Shi food fortification disclose this information today, said the country about 40% to 60% of children 6 to 24 months old iron face the risk of mental retardation; about 12% of severe iron deficiency anemia in children''s growth during the period of reduced immunity frequent illness; about 1,000 each year due to severe anemia in young women died in childbirth; Every year some 100,000 babies in the perinatal period because of his mother seriously Anemia is facing the threat of death.
He was here at the "application of NaFeEDTA fortified soy sauce in China to prevent and control iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia" two start meeting on the project, according to assessment of global disease burden in 2004, 10 million people in China caused by iron deficiency due to injury disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 189, 192 member states in the first 99; the country''s total loss of 2479, in the penultimate member. This indicates that iron deficiency an
emia decreased not only the quality of the national constitution, and will reduce the amount of labor and increased medical burden.
September 2000 the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention experts in the city of Hai Zi Jie Zhen Bijie 10,004 thousand more than 3 years of age group for a 18-month intervention study of anemia, daily consumption of iron fortified soy sauce 15 ml, one year half the improvement of iron deficiency anemia rate of 30% to 70%; both height and weight of children has greatly improved. Chen Jun-shi stressed: "The consumption of iron fortified soy sauce does not change the methods and taste, can significantly improve the body''s iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia, is more safe, economical, fast way to iron."
By the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention Office is responsible for the implementation of food fortification, funded by the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition of iron fortified soy sauce 2 project will improve the distribution channels of the way goods and improve the coverage of iron fortified soy sauce in the crowd, and ultimately prevent and control iron deficiency in China and iron deficiency anemia.
It is understood that, at present the country has established 30 monitoring sites of iron fortified soy sauce program, the prevalence of anemia and iron fortified soy sauce to investigate recognition rates: monitoring point residents iron fortified soy sauce coverage reached 100% rate of decline than the original rate of anemia 30%; total of 19 designated enterprises for producing iron soy sauce, more than one million people about 6,000 long-term consumption of iron fortified soy sauce. (End)
WASHINGTON by the China Association for Maternal and Child Health, Child Health Beingmate Development Center, China Soong Ching Ling Foundation and other units jointly organized the "Second Child Health Development (West Lake) Forum and to improve iron nutrition symposium" yesterday held in Hangzhou from more than 500 pediatricians across the country to bring the latest children''s nutrition research.
Beingmate Xie Hong, chief child-care experts at the forum said that the Chinese children, the prevalence and severity of iron deficiency is very serious. 2008, "Journal of Pediatrics," published "Chinese children iron deficiency epidemiological investigation" found that Chinese children aged 7 months -7 overall prevalence rate of 40.3% iron deficiency, iron deficiency anemia rate was 7.8% in infants of iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia prevalence rates were 44.7% and 20.5%.
"Zhejiang children iron deficiency conditions, and are not optimistic." Provincial Children''s Hospital Professor Zhao Zhengyan said recent provincial Children''s Hospital of Huzhou, country, Fuyang, Longyou, Xiaoshan research, summary found that the prevalence of iron deficiency children in Zhejiang about 24% respectively. Iron deficiency is not conducive to children''s growth and learning for future child. UNICEF reported that the baby''s IQ iron deficiency anemia than normal children, 9 percentage points lower.
Shao Jie, director Provincial Children''s Hospital physician recommendations, children 6 months after the child time to add iron supplements and iron-rich food supplement. Lean meat in the most important animal food supplement. Because the iron sub-plant, animal two s. For example, although spinach contains iron, but the result of oxalate absorbed by the body which is not high. Therefore, iron supplementation is best to start from animal s.
(This article Hangzhou Online - City Express)
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