Turnover of Vitamin A to Culion Municipal Health and Nutrition Office

Culion Foundation. Inc. (CFI) turned over four bottles โ€“ equivalent to 200 doses of Vitamin A 100,000 IU to the Culion Municipal Health And Nutrition Office for the immunization of 200 children ages 6 to 11 months against measles and rubella.

Through the support of Vitamin Angels – Philippines , CFI also assisted in the deworming and provided Vitamin A supplements to 0-59 months old children and multi-vitamins to pregnant women.

This initiative is part of CFIโ€™s vitamin supplementation program that adheres to the directive of the Department of Health (DOH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) on the provision of Vitamin A supplements for children 6-59 months old in areas where Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is a severe public health problem.

The activity was held on May 4, 2023 during the launch of the DOH Chikiting Ligtas 2023, a nationwide free supplemental immunization campaign to vaccinate children against measles, rubella, and polio.

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