Vitamin A Deficiency as a Global Public Health Threat: A Concern in Nutritional Victimization

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Abstract

Vitamin A deficiency is on the helm of great public health panic across the globe, especially in developing and poor countries. Vitamin A deficiency disease night blindness by name affects about 2.5million preschoolers and 9.8million pregnant women as corresponding to 0.9% and 7.8% of the population at risk of vitamin A deficiency diseases respectively and about one-third of the world preschoolers are estimated in vitamin A deficiency sufferers in South East Asia and in Africa.1,2

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Hakim, A. (2016). Vitamin A Deficiency as a Global Public Health Threat: A Concern in Nutritional Victimization. Journal of Nutritional Health & Food Engineering, 4(5). https://doi.org/10.15406/jnhfe.2016.04.00147

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