Health practitioners, policy-makers and activists here on Monday expressed concern over high prevalence of anaemia among adolescents and women in Rajasthan and called for evolving multi-sectoral strategies through convergence with various agencies for effective control of the syndrome caused by iron deficiency and malnutrition.

Addressing a workshop on “Anaemia: A major public health issue”, experts said the State Government’s Adolescent Anaemia Control Programme (AACP) could be supported by effective action in the spheres of education,