Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals

Vitamin A


Key references

Imdad A. et al. Vitamin A supplementation for preventing morbidity and mortality in children from 6 months to 5 years of age. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2010, (12):CD008524.

Integration of vitamin A supplementation with immunization. Weekly Epidemiological Record, 1999, 74: 1–6.

Gorstein, J, et. al. Safety and impact of vitamin A supplementation delivered with oral polio vaccine as part of the immunization campaign in Orissa, India. Food and Nutrition Bulletin, 2003, Vol. 24, no. 4: 319-331.

Goodman T, Dalmiya N, et al. Polio as a platform: using national immunization days to deliver vitamin A supplements. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2000, 78(3): 305–314.

Ching P, Birmingham M, et al. Childhood mortality impact and costs of integrating vitamin A supplementation into immunization campaigns. American Journal of Public Health, 2000, 90(10): 1526–1529.

Dalmiya, N. et al. Sustaining vitamin A supplementation requires a new vision. www.thelancet.com 2006. Vol. 368. Sept. 23, 2006.

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