Vitamin A plus campaign begins

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Dhaka, August 5: Children, aged between six months and five years, are being fed Vitamin A plus capsules under a national campaign.

The campaign started at 8.00am and will continue till 4.00pm on Saturday (August 5).

Around 22.5 million children will be brought under this campaign.

Children, aged between six and 11 months, will be given the blue-coloured high-powered Vitamin A capsules, while children, aged between 12 to 59 months, will receive the red-coloured ones.

Children will be fed the vitamin A capsule at some 1,20,000 permanent health centres and 20,000 mobile centres across the country.