Funding for this research was provided by:
MRC Unit The Gambia/MRC International Nutrition Group by the UK MRC and the UK Department for the International Development
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (OPP1140952)
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges New Interventions in Global Health award
Received: 7 February 2021
Accepted: 11 November 2021
First Online: 31 December 2021
: D.I.A.P. is one of the inventors of the IHAT iron supplementation technology for which she could receive future awards to inventors through the MRC Awards to Inventor scheme. D.I.A.P. has served as a consultant for Vifor Pharma UK, Shield Therapeutics, Entia Ltd, Danone Nutritia, UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and Nemysis Ltd. D.I.A.P. has since moved to full employment with Vifor Pharma UK, but all work pertaining to this study was conducted independently of Vifor Pharma. Notwithstanding, the authors declare no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship and/or publication of this article.