Action - GNPR 2009-2010: Vitamin and mineral nutrition - Vitamin A supplementation - Lactating women (LW)

Programme: GNPR 2009-2010: Vitamin and mineral nutrition

Programme description

These programmes and actions were reported by countries for the WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2009-2010, Module 5 on Vitamin and mineral nutrition. Please note that for simplicity, all interventions in a thematic module have been combined under the same programme for GINA, while they may not be implemented as a package and may have different partners. These data are currently being updated and completed through the GINA verification process. If you think you can help update and complete any of these data, please sign up to GINA and edit.

Programme type



WHO (2013) Global Nutrition Policy Review. What does it take to scale up nutrition action?

The Global nutrition policy review is based on a questionnaire survey conducted during 2009–2010, in which 119 WHO Member States and 4 territories participated.

Target group: 
Lactating women (LW)
Primary health care center
Other delivery: 
health system
Implementation details : 

Supplementation with vitamin A was reported to the WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review (GNPR) 2009-2010. Supplementation free to user. Report reference: Resultado de consultorias en Proyecto de Fortificación Centroamericana de Alimentos con Acido Fólico y otros micronutrientes como un bien público regional.Fundación para la Alimentación y Nutrición de Centro América y Panamá (FANCAP) Marzo 2009.Estrat. Dose: 200000 IU

Coverage level (%): 
National coverage

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