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Vitamin A deficiency

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Vitamin A deficiency is the leading cause of preventable childhood blindness worldwide
250 million pre-school children are Vitamin A deficient, and the condition is the leading cause of preventable childhood blindness worldwide, especially in low-income countries.
 
Vitamin A is essential for growth and development, eye health and a strong immune system.
 
The World Health Organization aims to eliminate Vitamin A deficiency, and food fortification is a key part of the strategy. What is Nestlé doing to help? Click on our infographic.