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Lucky fish fixes iron deficiency in Cambodia

Lucky fish fixes iron deficiency in Cambodia

Updated 21 May 2014, 12:39 AEST

A novel project aimed at reducing anaemia is being trialled in Cambodia.

The Lucky Iron Fish project involves putting a little iron block shaped like a fish, in the cooking pot - releasing traces of the metal into people's diet.

And the project is proving successful in addressing Cambodia's anaemia epidemic.

Reporter: Kanaha Sabapathy

Speakers: Gavin Armstrong, president and CEO of the Lucky Iron Fish programme

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