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Anaemia among migrant and non-migrant mothers in disadvantaged areas in the Visayas, the Philippines

WithALAN BANZON FERANIL

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This chapter examines the anaemia status of migrant and non-migrant mothers in disadvantaged areas of the Visayas, one of the three major island groups in the Philippines. The factors associated with maternal anaemia among mothers are also explored in this chapter, taking into consideration individual, household and community characteristics.