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Guideline. Neonatal vitamin A supplementation.

Author(s):
World Health Organization, author
Title(s):
Guideline. Neonatal vitamin A supplementation.
Other Title(s):
Neonatal vitamin A supplementation
Country of Publication:
Switzerland
Publisher:
Geneva : World Health Organization, 2011.
Description:
1 online resource (1 PDF file (iv, 21 pages)) : illustrations
Language:
English
ISBN:
9789241501798
Electronic Links:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK185152/
Summary:
This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on the use of vitamin A supplements in the neonatal period (first 28 days of life) for the reduction of morbidity and mortality during infancy. The guideline will help Member States and their partners in their efforts to make informed decisions on the appropriate nutrition actions to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, in particular, reduction in child mortality (MDG 4). The guideline is intended for a wide audience including policy-makers, their expert advisers, and technical and programme staff in organizations involved in the design, implementation and scaling-up of nutrition actions for public health.
MeSH:
Infant, Newborn
Vitamin A Deficiency/prevention & control
Vitamin A/administration & dosage*
Publication Type(s):
Guideline
Notes:
Title from PDF cover.
Includes bibliographical references.
Issued also in print.
Financial support: WHO thanks the Government of Luxembourg for providing financial support for this work.
Description based on version viewed May 9, 2014.
NLM ID:
101628877 [Book]

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