190093 An examination of additional prevention strategies that may impact NTD disparities among Hispanics in the United States and in other countries

Monday, October 27, 2008: 3:00 PM

Jose F. Cordero, MD, MPH , Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR

Learning Objectives:
Describe the world-wide benefit of folic acid fortification in the prevention of neural tube defects Articulate the strategies to minimize the racial/ethnic disparities in NTD prevention impact List some of the unique partnerships in the global effort to fortify flour Recognize some of the other and emerging health effects of folic acid beyond NTD prevention

Keywords: Birth Defects, Maternal Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

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