Efficacy of early neonatal vitamin A supplementation in reducing mortality during infancy in Ghana , India and Tanzania : study protocol for a randomized controlled trial for NEOVITA Study

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Background: Vitamin A supplementation of 6-59 month old children is currently recommended by the World Health Organization based on evidence that it reduces mortality. There has been considerable interest in determining the benefits of neonatal vitamin A supplementation, but the results of existing trials are conflicting. A technical consultation convened… (More)

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