In September 2012, the People’s Republic of Bangladesh joined the SUN Movement with high level commitment from HE Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister.“Malnutrition is the largest single contributor to physical and mental under-development and disease. The Secretary General’s SUN Movement, which aims to mobilize a global collective action against malnutrition, particularly in children, is therefore a far-sighted one. The ultimate purpose is to produce new generations of healthy people worldwide. Personally I am committed to taking up these challenges at all levels.” Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh (September 2012).
First round of the national Vitamin A-plus campaign (NVAC+) 2020 will be held across the country from 4th October 2020 to 17th October 2020, aiming to provide blue capsules (1,00,000 IU) to the children aged between 6 to 11 months and red capsules (2,00,000 IU) to the children aged between 12 to 59 months. To […]
National Vitamin A-plus campaign 2021 has started on Saturday, 5 June 2021 across Bangladesh where children aged between 6 to 11 months will be fed blue capsules and children aged between 12 to 59 months will be fed red coloured capsules under the nationwide campaign. National Nutrition Services (NNS), Institute of Public Health Nutrition (IPHN) […]
Every year national nutrition week is being observed throughout the country releasing mass media campaign on nutrition and disseminating nutrition-related messages. This year Bangladesh government is observing the National Nutrition Week from April 23 to April 29 under the theme “Think Food, Think Nutrition’, supervised by Health Service Division, MoHFW. This awareness program is successfully […]
A two-week National Vitamin A Plus campaign was started on October 4, aiming to provide blue coloured vitamin A capsules to 2.53 million children aged between 6 to 11 months and red coloured high-power capsules to 19.5 million children aged between 12 to 59 months. The campaign was continued till October 17 at 120,000 permanent […]