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Vitamin A Supplementation, Deworming & Immunization campaign launched

Jamshedpur, June 1: Tata Steel in association with the Government of Jharkhand today kick started a one-month campaign at Sonari Community Centre to observe Vitamin A Supplementation, Deworming & Immunization programme which covers children less than 5 years of age.

The Campaign was inaugurated by Dr SK Jha, Civil Surgeon, East Singhbhum in presence of Biren Bhuta, Chief CSR, Tata Steel, Dr. PC Mahapatra, Head TSFIF, Tata Steel, GM Sharan, Head Special Projects, Tata Steel, Dr. Maheshwari Prasad, District RCH Officer, Dr. KK Choudhary and Devendra Srivastava, District Programme Manager.

The campaign will be an important step forward to accelerate child survival and development. Vitamin A supplementation offers the child a better chance of survival and lowers the risk of being infected by serious infectious diseases.

Children who are dewormed have a better nutritional status, grow faster, and develop better learning skills.

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