Folic Acid: Birth Defects COUNT
Birth Defects COUNT is a global initiative to reduce neural tube defects. Neural tube defects are serious birth defects of the brain and spine. They are a major cause of death and lifelong disability worldwide.
Overview of neural tube defects, folic acid, & prevention.
Data and statistics highlights.
View and print free materials.
Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Program.
Birth Defects surveillance tools.
Scientific articles and key findings.
WHO: Optimal blood folate.
Frequently asked questions about folic acid and folate.