Learning Outcomes for Study Session 7

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

7.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 7.1)

7.2  Recognise the magnitude of micronutrient deficiencies in Ethiopia. (SAQ 7.1)

7.3  Identify those at risk of developing vitamin A deficiency. (SAQ 7.2)

7.4  Identify children with anaemia and those at risk of developing anaemia. (SAQ 7.3)

7.5  Recognise people with iodine deficiency disorder (IDD) and those at risk of developing IDD. (SAQ 7.3)

7.6  Identify the causes and consequences of iron deficiency. (SAQ 7.3)

7.7  Understand some of the methods that you will be able to use in your own community to prevent and treat these common micronutrient deficiencies. (SAQ 7.4)

Study Session 7  Preventing Micronutrient Problems in Ethiopia

7.1  The importance of micronutrients