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February 9, 2009 - Press Release
Cereal Experts Embark on Improving the Health and Survival of Children and Women in Francophone West Africa.

Dakar Senegal:  The Economic and Monetary Union of West Africa (UEMOA) technical committee has met in Dakar to discuss ways to combat vitamin and mineral deficiencies in the region. UEMOA, which consists of eight West Africa Francophone countries, joined forces with Helen Keller International (HKI), the West African Health Organization and other partners to promote the mandatory vitamin and mineral fortification of cereal flour.

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