Intensified National Iron Plus Initiative (I-NIPI)

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Intensified National Iron Plus Initiative (I-NIPI) of the Anemia Mukt Bharat campaign is a recently launched program by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India in April, 2018 under POSHAN (PM’s Overarching scheme for holistic nourishment) abhiyaan.

NPNL: Non-pregnant non-lactating women

Reference: i-NIPI Guidelines (Download here).

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  1. I gave you the recent link of guidelines, where it’s clearly mentioned as 100 mg. However, i will surely look for any latest update on this programme and if found, i will surely edit this post.

  2. For adults the dose is 60 mg of elemental iron (revised guidelines) for adolescents, pregnant & lactating women, WRA. See Anemia Mukht Bharat 2019 guidelines. Dr Pranita Taraphdar

    1. 1.School-going adolescent girls and boys,10–19 years of age
      Out-of-school adolescent girls,10–19 years of age
      Weekly, 1 Iron and Folic Acid tablet
      Each tablet containing 60 mg elemental iron + 500 mcg Folic Acid,
      sugar-coated, blue colour
      2.Women of reproductive age(non-pregnant, nonlactating)20–49 years
      Weekly, 1 Iron and Folic Acid tablet
      Each tablet containing 60 mg elemental Iron + 500 mcg Folic Acid,
      sugar-coated, red colour
      3.Pregnant women and lactating mothers(of 0–6 months child)
      Daily, 1 Iron and Folic Acid tablet starting from the fourth month of pregnancy (that is from the second trimester), continued throughout pregnancy (minimum 180 days during pregnancy) and to be continued for 180 days, post-partum
      Each tablet containing 60 mg elemental Iron + 500 mcg Folic Acid,
      sugar-coated, red colour

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