Adolescents' and Women's Health and Nutrition → Adolescent Nutrition and Anaemia Course

Module 3: Anaemia: Causes and Consequences, and Iron Deficiency Anaemia (ANA-M03)

Iron deficiency contributes to approximately 50% of all anaemia cases in women globally. Explore the biology of anaemia—including its primary causes and consequences—and find out why adolescent girls are especially at risk of anaemia and iron deficiency.

Key learning points:
• Causes of anaemia
• Characteristics and origins of three main types of anaemia, as well as diseases associated with anaemia
• The relationship between iron deficiency and anaemia
• How iron deficiency develops and the major causes of iron deficiency anaemia
• How adolescents girls are at risk of anaemia and iron deficiency and the consequences

Estimated completion time: 15 minutes
  • Module 3: Watch and Learn
  • Module 3: Learning Assessment
  • Module 3: References
  • Module 3: Video Transcript
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Module 3: Watch and Learn, Module 3: Learning Assessment"