MHC takes a critical look at the consumption of baked clay, popularly known as "ayilo" by thousands of pregnant women in Ghana. Many health practitioners however insist that the baked clay is one reason why so many women in Ghana are anaemic. MHC speaks to women who say they are addicted to "ayilo" and need help and visit Anfoaga in the Volta Region, where the freshly mined clay soil is moulded into lumps, oven baked and distributed to markets across Ghana.

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