nutritional blindness

nutritional blindness

ocular disorder due to hypovitaminosis A.
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Ignoring the fact that Vitamin A deficiency - which causes nutritional blindness - is limited only to some isolated geographical pockets, international agencies and states are resorting to universal administration of synthetic Vitamin A on the lines of Pulse Polio.
Many developing countries worldwide have established programmes to provide periodic supplementation of high-dose vitamin A to increase child survival and reduce the incidence of nutritional blindness.
Although the coverage of the vitamin A capsule programme in Bangladesh is relatively high, efforts to reach 14% of the children missed by the programme may yield substantial benefit in reducing child deaths and nutritional blindness.
His publications include Combating Nutritional Blindness in Children: A Case Study of Technical Assistance in Indonesia, and many articles concerning foreign assistance.
Risk factors for developing mild nutritional blindness in urban Bangladesh.
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