Nutrition Action Week(NAW)was organized by the nutrition sector partners from 18-28th March of this year for Rohingya population in Cox’s Bazar.The target of NAW was to feed at least 90% of 152,418 children (aged between 06-59 months) with vitamin A capsules along with screening all of them for identifying severely acute malnourished (SAM) and moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) children. In addition, disseminating the information on importance of breastfeeding practices, age-appropriate feeding practices and adolescent nutrition; were the parts of activities of this week. This is for the first time, 90 students from different universities from all over the country worked in 90 distribution sites during the action week.
First round of the national Vitamin A-plus campaign (NVAC+) 2020 will be held across the country from 4th October 2020 to 17th October 2020, aiming to provide blue capsules (1,00,000 IU) to the children aged between 6 to 11 months and red capsules (2,00,000 IU) to the children aged between 12 to 59 months. To […]
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) […]
Every year national nutrition week is being observed throughout the country releasing mass media campaign on nutrition and disseminating nutrition-related messages. This year Bangladesh government is observing the National Nutrition Week from April 23 to April 29 under the theme “Think Food, Think Nutrition’, supervised by Health Service Division, MoHFW. This awareness program is successfully […]
A two-week National Vitamin A Plus campaign was started on October 4, aiming to provide blue coloured vitamin A capsules to 2.53 million children aged between 6 to 11 months and red coloured high-power capsules to 19.5 million children aged between 12 to 59 months. The campaign was continued till October 17 at 120,000 permanent […]