This Bindi Is Saving The Lives Of Lakhs Of Women In Maharashtra

Posted by Women's Network on Women's Network Site on 04/11/2015

An iodine patch, designed like a regular bindi, is expected to help one lakh tribal women in north-west Maharashtra battle iodine deficiency. Since these tribals don't consume iodized salt, they are usually deficiency in this nutrient. 

Last month, these iodine bindis were distributed free to tribal women in villages near Nashik and Ahmednagar. 


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Topic: Health & Well-Being
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