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Vitamin A plus campaign on 5th August

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Health Desk—August 5, 2017: Around 22.5 million children aged between six months and five years will be fed Vitamin A plus capsule under a national campaign on Saturday (August 5, 2017) to prevent childhood blindness and reduce child mortality, reports BSS.

Health Minister Mohammad Nasim would inaugurated the campaign feeding Vitamin A capsule and deworming tablet to some kids at Shishu Hospital in city’s Agargaon area, according to a press release.

Mentionable, children aged between six and 11 months will be given the blue-coloured high-powered Vitamin A capsule while children aged between 12 and 59 months will receive the red-coloured one.