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DNCC to feed Vitamin A capsule to 8.34 lakh children

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 10 December, 2021 12:00 AM
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DNCC to feed Vitamin A capsule to 8.34 lakh children

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will feed Vitamin ‘A’ capsules to around 8.34 lakh children during the national campaign scheduled to be carried out from December 11 to 14.

DNCC Deputy Chief Health Officer Md Golam Mostafa Sarwar made the announcement at an orientation on National Vitamin A plus campaign at DNCC Nagar Bhaban in Gulshan-2 on Thursday.

The children, aged between 6 and 11 months, will be fed blue colour Vitamin ‘A’ capsule while kids between 12 and 59 months red colour capsule.

DNCC Chief Health Officer Md Zobaidur Rahman said 5,880 vaccinators and 286 first and second-class supervisors would be deployed to make the campaign successful. Speaking as the chief guest in the programme Chief Executive Officer Selim Reza urged the guardians of children to come to DNCC centers for taking the vitamin maintaining the health guidelines.