Vitamin A campaign on Saturday


DHAKA, Dec 20, 2017 (BSS) – The country-wide Vitamin A plus national campaign (1st round) will be held on Saturday.

During the campaign, children aged between six to 11 months will be given the blue-coloured high-powered Vitamin A capsule while children aged between one to five years will be fed red-coloured capsule.

Mobile centres will be set up at bus stands, railway stations, launch terminals, airports, ferry terminals, bridge toll centres and kheya ghats, and these will remain open from 8:00am to 4:00pm to make sure that all children are fed the capsules.

The campaign started in 1973 under Health and Family Welfare ministry.