Health Center of BR-VT province has organised campaign named “Nutrition Day” 2015
with the attendance of subsidiary health departments.
As the plan of 2015, about
65.000 children from 6 to 36 months old within BR-VT province will take
high-dose Vitamin A twice per year, on
June 1st - 2nd and December 1st -2nd.
Besides, the center frequently deliveries vitamin A for newly-mothers, children
under five years old who are affecting diseases that causing lack of vitamin A,
and non-breast-feeding babies under 6 months old. Provincial Health Department
also measure weight and height for children under 5 years old, and do
nutritional seminars and consultancy.
According to BR-VT
preventive health center, the center always carefully checks the safety of
high-dose vitamin A before using.
Executing Nutrition Day in
2014, BR-VT province delivered over 133.000 pills of vitamin A. Among that, the
number of medicine delivering during both phases of the campaign was 117.000
pills and for frequently objects was nearly 16.000 pills. The rate of children
from 6-36 months old drinking vitamin A reached nearly 100% and about 97% for mothers
who gave birth for 1 month.