‘Vitamin A to kids’ campaign begins
Rastriya Samachar Samiti
Kathmandu, April 19
The Ministry of Health and Population has started a campaign administering Vitamin A drops and deworming tablets to 3.6 million children across the country today and tomorrow.
The Vitamin A drops will be administered to children aged between six months and five years while deworming tablets will be given to children between one year and five years, Section Chief at the Vitamin A Section at the Ministry, Giriraj Subedi, told RSS.
According to Section Chief Subedi, the campaign of administering Vitamin A and de-worming tablets to children today and tomorrow (April 19 and 20) was being carried out as per the regular programme of doing the same two times a year since 21 years back. Women health volunteers at each and every ward of the Metropolitan City, the Sub-metropolitan cities, the municipalities and VDCs will be administering the Vitamin A drops and de-worming tablets to children of the targeted age group.