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Sprinkles Micronutrient Sachets

Sprinkles are sachets (like small packets of sugar) containing a blend of micronutrients in powder form, which are easily sprinkled onto foods prepared in the home. Any homemade food can be instantly fortified by adding Sprinkles.

Sprinkles Micronutrient Sachets

Primary Function: To address vitamin and mineral deficiencies through home fortification.

Targeted Beneficiaries: Young children and other vulnerable groups at risk for malnutrition in the developing world.

Need Addressed: Vitamin and mineral deficiencies

Uniqueness: Sprinkles are an innovation in home fortification, addressing vitamin and mineral deficiencies. The Sprinkles delivery system provides micronutrients to vulnerable populations by enabling families to fortify many different semi-solid foods in the home.

Dimensions: Not Listed

User Requirements: Used with semi-liquid food. For instructions visit http://www.sghi.org/about_sprinkles/howare_used.html

Resources: http://www.sghi.org/about_sprinkles/index.html

Approximate Cost: Not Listed

Sprinkles Micronutrient Sachets

Geographic Coverage: Worldwide programs listed in Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, China, Canada, Ghana, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Mongolia, Pakistan, Vietnam

Distributor: Developed by Sprinkles Global Health Initiative (can help connect you with a supplier)

Primary Contacts: contact@sghi.org

Languages Spoken: English

Phone Number: Not Listed

Physical Address: The Sprinkles Global Health Initiative at Sick Kids, 555 University Avenue, Room 8263, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1X8

Website: http://www.sghi.org/

Other Information and Links: http://www.sghi.org/resource_centre/index.html

Sprinkles Micronutrient Sachets

Sprinkles are sachets (like small packets of sugar) containing a blend of micronutrients in powder form, which are easily sprinkled onto foods prepared in the home. Any homemade food can be instantly fortified by adding Sprinkles.

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