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Increased Birth Weight Associated with Regular Pre-Pregnancy Deworming and Weekly Iron-Folic Acid Supplementation for Vietnamese Women

  • Luca Passerini mail,

    PasseriniL@searo.who.int

    Affiliation: World Health Organization, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Gerard J. Casey,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine (RMH/WH), The University of Melbourne, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

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  • Beverley A. Biggs,

    Affiliations: Department of Medicine (RMH/WH), The University of Melbourne, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia, Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Infectious Diseases (CCREID), The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

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  • Dai T. Cong,

    Affiliation: World Health Organization, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Luong B. Phu,

    Affiliation: Yen Bai Institute of Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology, Yen Bai Medical College, Yen Bai, Vietnam

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  • Tran Q. Phuc,

    Affiliation: National Institute of Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology, Hanoi, Vietnam

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  • Marco Carone,

    Affiliation: Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Antonio Montresor

    Affiliations: World Health Organization, Hanoi, Vietnam, Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Published: April 03, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001608

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