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Concurrent session - Recent trials on vitamin A supplementation of the newborn
Tuesday, June 3, 16:00-17:30

Introduction to the WHO-sponsored neonatal vitamin A supplementation trials - Lisa Rogers

 Trials on the efficacy of neonatal vitamin A supplementation for improving child survival (NeoVitA): Ghana, India, Tanzania - Sam Newton

Mechanistic trials on the impact of neonatal vitamin A supplementation on immune response - Meshbah Ahmad

Next steps for updating the WHO guideline on neonatal vitamin A supplementation - Lisa Rogers

The effect of neonatal vitamin A supplementation on the risk of atopy; Long-term follow-up on a randomized controlled trial in Guinea-Bissau - Sofie Aage

Effect of short-term, daily supplementation with vitamin A or beta-carotene on plasma and breast milk retinol concentration in lactating Filipino women - Reina Engle-Stone


Chair: Lisa Rogers, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland