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Help Support Vitamin "A" distribution! Help Save Children's Lives!
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Vitamin A is essential to keep our body healthy and immune system strong. Vitamin A deficiency in children increases the risk of serious infections and can result in the death.
In order to protect children from the il effects arising from vitamin A deficiency, Female health volunteer acrosses the country have been distributing vitamin A capasule every six months for the past 14 years. This year too on the April 19 and 20 they are going to distributing Vitamin A capsules to 3.7 million children aged six months to 5 years of age.
#VITAMIN"A" #HEALTH #DEFICIENCY #CHILDREN #INFECTION #RISK
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UNICEF ,   (2007 )
Type / Script:
Bulletin or Poster in English
Keywords:
VITAMIN, VITAMIN DEFICIENCY, MALNUTRITION, CALORIE DEFICIENCY, PROTEIN DEFICIENCY, FOOD, NUTRITION, CHILDREN, INFANTS, CHILD HEALTH, NUTRITION PROGRAMMES, DISEASES, RIGHT TO HEALTH
Thematic Group:
 UNICEF : Children Fund
Thesaurus:
10.01.00  -  Food And Nutrition
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