Kathmandu, Kartik 7. The government is giving free vitamin A and anti-parasitic drugs to children under the age of five across the country today and tomorrow. The government is going to provide vitamin A to 2.7 million children under the age of 6 months to 59 months today and tomorrow.
According to the Ministry of Health and Population, children in the age group of 6 months to 59 months are being given vitamin A capsules under the ‘National Vitamin A’ program. Under the campaign, children from 12 months to 59 months of age are also being given worm medicine.