Over 3.38 lakh children get Vitamin A plus capsules in Khulna

18 September, 2020 12:00 AM printer

KHULNA: Khulna Civil Surgeon office has completed all preparations to immunize over 3.38-lakh children aged between six months to 59 months with Vitamin A plus capsules in the National Vitamin A Plus Campaign on September 26, reports BSS.

The programme will continue till October 8 maintaining health safety guidelines and other rules, set by the government.

Khulna Civil Surgeon office disclosed this on Thursday at District level Advocacy and Planning meeting held at the conference room of Khulna School Health Clinic to make the National Vitamin A Plus Campaign-2020 success.

The campaign will be conducted under the auspices of the Public Health and Nutrition Institute and National Nutrition Services under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare with the assistances of UNICEF

Khulna Deputy Commissioner Md Helal Hossain addressed the meeting as chief guest with Khulna Civil Surgeon Dr. Sujat Ahmed in the chair.

The meeting was addressed, among others, by Deputy Director of Khulna Family Planning Department Abdul Aleem, Deputy Principal Officer of PID M Javed Iqbal, District Primary Education Officer ASM Sirazuddoha, Child Specialist of Khulna General Hospital Dr Md Sharafat Hossain.

Physician of Public Health and Nutrition Institute and National Nutrition Services Dr Zakia Alam delivered the key-note paper.


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