"Nutritional deficiencies are actually quite common, but nutritional blindness
is not," she told The Post.
In 1973, the government of Bangladesh initiated a nationwide 'Nutritional Blindness
Programme' to mitigate the growing rate of vitamin A deficiency.
Impact of massive doses of vitamin A on nutritional blindness
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.