To understand if a nutrition intervention has achieved its intended impact, the nutrients must be tracked at every point of the food value chain. In response to the challenges of transporting blood samples from remote field locations to the laboratory, BioAnalyt developed the field testing solution iCheck.Sight and Life has been a key partner of BioAnalyt, supporting the introduction of innovative testing in the field and acting as a catalyst for measuring impact. This article provides an overview of field methods for micronutrient testing. The biggest application area for this type of field test to date has been quality control of food fortification. BioAnalyt helps execute nutritional status surveys, delivering evidence on the nutritional status in populations. Its products enable the sharing of data with the population in real time.
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