National Vitamin A Plus Campaign 2021

National Vitamin A-plus campaign 2021 has started on Saturday, 5 June 2021 across Bangladesh where children aged between 6 to 11 months will be fed blue capsules and children aged between 12 to 59 months will be fed red coloured capsules under the nationwide campaign. National Nutrition Services (NNS), Institute of Public Health Nutrition (IPHN) under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is implementing the campaign as per the decision made in the Steering Committee meeting for Nutrition Implement on May 23. The campaign will continue between 9 am to 4 pm every day by ensuring health guideline to help contain the spread of novel coronavirus outbreak. The campaign will be run at all EPI centres and permanent healthcare centres in addition to their regular activities. Besides, the capsules will also be given at community clinics and other public healthcare centres across the country. All immunizations centres will ensure health guideline, including sanitation and maintaining social distancing for the visiting children and their guardians. Workers involved in the campaign were given surgical masks and they will have to follow all hygiene rules to stay safe from coronavirus.