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This image depicts Afghan-American, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) specialist, Ibrahim Parvanta, who having returned to his country of birth, was shown here posing with a group of Afghan children. As a public health and nutrition expert, Ibrahim was in Afghanistan in order to provide advice on the country’s International Micronutrient Malnutrition Prevention and Control Program (IMMPaCT).
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“The International Micronutrient Malnutrition Prevention and Control (IMMPaCt) Program was established in 2000 at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to contribute CDC skills and resources to eliminate vitamin and mineral deficiencies – particularly iron, vitamin A, iodine, folate, and zinc deficiencies– as public health problems among vulnerable populations throughout the world.”

For more on the IMMPaCT program, see the links below.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Jessie Blount
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Links:CDC – Global Health; Global Health Programs: International Micronutrient Malnutrition Prevention and Control Program (IMMPaCT)
CDC - National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity; International Micronutrient Malnutrition Prevention and Control (IMMPaCt)
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Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.

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