Micronutrient deficiencies are a major, preventable public health nutrition problem in the developing world, affecting women of reproductive age and young children. Supplementation by a variety of means offers a practical, direct approach to prevention across all age groups. At a plenary session of the 19th International Congress of Nutrition (ICN) held on 4–9 October, 2009, scientists researching micronutrient supplementation summarized and shared their research findings and experiences to date on the extent of the problem of micronutrient deficiencies around the world and the impact of micronutrient supplementation on the status and health of vulnerable population groups
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