National Vitamin A Programme put off indefinitely

File: Ministry of Health

Kathmandu, April 5

The government on Sunday announced that the scheduled event of giving children Vitamin A capsules later this month has got postponed indefinitely due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

The Ministry of Health and Population informs that the second phase of this fiscal year’s National Vitamin A Programme has been postponed for now. Earlier, it was scheduled for April 18 and 19.

The ministry says it has already informed concerned agencies including the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration, and the offices of chief ministers about the postponement. The event shall take place once the situation improves.

Considering the current crisis, the ministry says it has postponed all other programmes related to the Covid-19 as there is not any sign of improvement anytime soon.

Published on April 5th, Sunday, 2020 2:56 PM

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