Stevens, Gretchen A., Christopher J. Paciorek, Monica C. Flores-Urrutia, et al. The Lancet Global Health, May 2022

Progress on anemia in women ages 15–49 years is insufficient to meet World Health Assembly global nutrition targets. The prevalence of anemia in children also remains high. Better understanding of context-specific causes of anemia and high-quality implementation of effective multi-sectoral actions to mitigate these causes are critical.