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Effect of a Community-Based Approach of Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation on Compliance by Pregnant Women in Kiambu County, Kenya: A Quasi-Experimental Study


Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation (IFAS) is an essential and affordable intervention strategy for the prevention of anemia during pregnancy. The supplements are currently provided for free to pregnant women in Kenya during antenatal care (ANC), but compliance remains low over the years. There is a need for diversification of IFAS program implementation by exploring other distribution channels to complement existing antenatal distribution and ensure consistent access to IFAS supplements.

Authors: Mary Wanjira Kamau, Samuel Thuo Kimani, Waithira Mirie, Isaac Kamau Mugoya

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