Vitamin A Deficiency
Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Copyright © 2001 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. All rights reserved.
How to Cite
Sommer, A. 2001. Vitamin A Deficiency. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Vitamin A deficiency is common among children in developing countries, and is responsible for one to two million deaths and half a million new cases of blindness every year. Improving vitamin A status can dramatically improve child health, vision and survival.
- vitamin A;
- child survival