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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Newborn Vitamin a Supplementation

Location: Immunity and Disease Prevention Research Unit

Project Number: 2032-53000-001-10
Project Type: General Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Mar 15, 2011
End Date: Mar 14, 2016

Objective:
Determine if 50,000 IU vitamin A supplementation within 48 hours of birth will (1) improve thyrmus function; (2) enhance vaccine reponses; and (3) decrease incidence of infections.

Approach:
A community-based intervention trial in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Last Modified: 11/21/2014
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