On the occasion of vitamin “A” plus campaign, vitamin A plus capsules will be fed to 3 lakh 65 thousand children under the age of 6 months to 5 years in Rangpur district on February 20. Civil Surgeon Shamim Ahmed gave this information in a press conference held at the Civil Surgeon conference room on Saturday morning. He said in the press conference, this time 40 thousand children from 6 months to 11 months will be fed blue capsules and 3 lakh 25 thousand children aged 12 to 59 months will be fed red capsules. For this reason, Rangpur Sadar, Gangachra, Badarganj, Pirgacha, Mithapukur, Pirganj, Rangpur district. All preparations have already been completed in Kaunia, Taraganj.
He also said in the press conference that since A Plus capsules will be administered on the same day across the country, everyone should be informed through publicity. So that no child is left out. Also, if the child has any problems including vomiting after taking the capsules, or if he is nervous, he should consult a nearby doctor. On this occasion, RMO Mustafizar Rahman, RMO of Rangpur Children’s Hospital, along with civil surgeon office staff and media personnel were present.