nutritional blindness

nutritional blindness

ocular disorder due to hypovitaminosis A.
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"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.
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.
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