New Focus on Reducing Anaemia in Adolescent Girls

This news item highlights the importance of targeting adolescent girls, as we strive to reduce global rates of anemia and reach the World Health Assembly target to reduce anemia by 50 percent in women of reproductive age by 2025. It also urges the global community to move from a narrow focus on outcomes for pregnant adolescents to strategies that help all adolescent girls thrive in school, work, and life.

June 2015