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Vitamin ‘A’ plus campaign on June 22

BSS, Dhaka

The national Vitamin ‘A’ plus campaign will be observed across the country on June 22 aiming to feed Vitamin A plus capsules to all children aged between six months to 59 months. Children aged between six to 11 months will be fed one blue colour Vitamin-A capsule each, while babies aged between 12 to 59 months would be fed red colour capsules during the campaign from 8am to 4pm on the day, an official release said.

The rate of children’s night-blindness in the country has come down to 0.04 per cent following the distribution of Vitamin A-plus capsules regularly. The prime target of the government is to bring down the rate of children’s night-blindness to zero per cent.

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