June 19, 2021, 3:17 pm
Md. Faizul Haque Golap, Kishoreganj: An awareness workshop was organized on the occasion of National Vitamin A Plus Campaign. The workshop was held at the conference room of the 250-bed General Hospital in Kishoreganj on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Civil Surgeon Dr Md Mujibur Rahman. Deputy Civil Surgeon said at the meeting. Md. Mostafizur Rahman highlighted the details of the campaign activities through PowerPoint. Dr. Md. Helal Uddin, Deputy Director, Kishoreganj 250-bed General Hospital was present as the Chief Guest.
From June 5 to June 19, 5 lakh 6 thousand 661 children aged 6 to 59 months will be fed vitamin A capsules in Kishoreganj in compliance with hygiene rules. The Civil Surgeon said the children would be given vitamin A capsules through a total of 2,744 centers in 343 wards of unions and municipalities in 13 upazilas of the district. A total of 6,799 people, including health department employees and volunteers, will be responsible for this.
Other officials and employees of the health department and journalists working in different media districts were present at the time. Children will be fed vitamin A capsules in a risk-free environment while maintaining a safe distance. For this, mics of every mosque in the district have been asked to campaign during the previous Friday. The Islamic Foundation will take action in this regard.