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Taposh for following health rules during Vitamin A plus campaign

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Taposh for following health rules during Vitamin A plus campaign

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh said today those involved in feeding Vitamin ‘A’ capsules to children need to be more careful in following the hygiene rules during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

“All concerned need to be more careful about hygiene rules to make the national Vitamin ‘A’ plus campaign a success amid COVID-19. They also must be sincere towards the children and their parents during the campaign,” he said.

He stated this at a meeting organized by DSCC marking the National Vitamin A Plus Campaign-2020 at Mayor Hanif Auditorium of Nagar Bhaban here.

Taposh said proper awareness could play a vital role in preventing the COVID-19 epidemic.

The national Vitamin ‘A’ plus campaign will start across the country from October 4 and to be continued till October 17.

The children aged between six and 59 months will get vitamin A plus capsules.

According to concerned officials, health workers will also visit house to feed the capsules to those children who will miss it during the campaign.

Some 2.4 million children aged between six and 12 months will be given blue capsules, while around 19.3 million children aged between one and five years will be given red capsules.

Children aged below six months or over five years or with any kind of illness will not get the capsules.

MH

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