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  1. Vitamin a deficiency in the Sudan : a call for a surveillance system.

    Article - En anglais

    The short review summarizes all the published and unpublished reports on vitamin A deficiency in the Sudan in the last four decades.

    Different local terms used by people to indicate vitamin A deficiency were enlisted.

    There is evidence that vitamin A deficiency is a public health problem is eastern Sudan and among communities from western and southern Sudan living around Greater Khartoum, who were displaced form their homelands because of drought, famine conditions and civil unrest.

    There are reports indicative of vitamin A deficiency problem in the central and the far western provinces.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Carence vitaminique, Malnutrition, Déficit, Rétinol, Métabolisme pathologie, Homme, Surveillance, Soudan, Afrique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Vitamin deficiency, Malnutrition, Deficiency, Retinol, Metabolic diseases, Human, Surveillance, Sudan, Africa

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0164243

    Code Inist : 002B22C. Création : 199406.