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An Evaluation of Newborn Vitamin A Supplementation Pilot Project in Nepal (2010-2011) – Endline Survey

2011

MI

Newborn Vitamin A Supplementation (NVAS) project was launched by Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) as a pilot intervention in four districts namely Banke, Nawalparasi, Tanahu and Sindhuli with support from MI, UNICEF and NFHP. The objectives of intervention was to identify and test two feasible models (FCHV dosing and Mother/Family member dosing) to dose newborns with a single oral dose of 50,000 IU vitamin A capsule within 48 hours of birth and to recommend a most cost-effective model for newborn dosing, along with expected coverage and timing, that one can be scaled up to the national level. This study was examined the impact of the NVAS program activities as perceived by the direct beneficiaries after one year in three districts: Banke, Nawalparasi and Tanahun

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