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Workshop: Iron

October 26th - 31st, 2015 in Thai Nguyen City, Vietnam

During this week a workshop with participants from Thailand, Lao PDR and Vietnam was conducted. A mixture of theoretical background, interactive group work, lab analysis and e-Learning will provide the participants with a lot of new knowledge about the following specific topics: 

  • Iron metabolism
  • Iron deficiency
  • Assessment of the iron status using the red blood cell parameters
  • Current status of iron deficiency

Theoretical background

Here you can find all the publications we used to prepare the theoretical background of the workshop and some further information and links.

Publications used to prepare presentations for theoretical background:

  • WHO: Iron Deficiency Anaemia - Assessment, Prevention and Control; Download
  • S. Lynch: Indicator of the Iron status of populations: red blood cell parameters; Download
  • M. Hentze et al: Two to Tango - Regulation of Mammalian Iron Metabolism; Download
  • A. Lopez et al: Iron deficiency anaemia; Download

Further interesting links:

  • WHO on iron deficiency anaemia: Link
  • WHO list of publications on anaemia and iron deficiency: Link