Vitamin A campaign for 2cr children begins Oct 4...

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Vitamin A campaign for 2cr children begins Oct 4

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:04 PM, 23 September 2020  

Vitamin A campaign for 2cr children begins Oct 4

Vitamin A campaign for 2cr children begins Oct 4

Countrywide vitamin A capsule campaign is set to be held from October 4 to 17, with an aim to feed children, aged between six months and five years. 

Line director of the public health nutrition organization SSM Mustafizur Rahman came up with this information on Wednesday.

He said children aged between 6 to 11 months would be given a blue coloured vitamin A capsule and children aged between 12 to 59 months would be given a red coloured vitamin A plus capsule.

The first week's activities will start on October 4. However, the Vitamin 'A' Plus campaign will be closed in all the centers where EPR vaccination will be conducted every week. As such, the campaign will run four days a week.

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