Aiming at feeding Vitamin A capsules to 3,20,837 children, the Health Department will hold the National vitamin A plus campaign on next Saturday in the district.
While addressing an orientation workshop at Dr Nazrul Islam hall room in the afternoon, Civil Surgeon Dr Gautam Roy all preparations have been completed to make the second round of Vitamin A plus campaign a success.
Civil surgeon said a total of 33,851 children aged from 6 months to 11 months will be administered blue coloured vitamin A capsule while 2,86986 children aged from 12 months to 59 months will be fed red coloured capsules on the day.
The civil surgeon said a total of 17,89 centres have been set up in the district of which1,696 permanent centres, 67 additional centres and 26 mobile centres.
Deputy Civil Surgeon, Dr Prodip Kumar Saha presented the key note paper on the programme, District Co-coordinator, Nutrition International.