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September 8, 2005 - Press Release
Helen Keller International Invests in High and Sustained Vitamin A Coverage in Senegal

Senegal – Helen Keller International (HKI) is supporting local vitamin A supplementation (VAS) days in Senegal as part of the organization’s commitment to high and sustained vitamin A coverage as a means of enhancing maternal and child health. In collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its BASICS and MOST programs, and with UNICEF through funding from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and Micronutrient Initiative (MI), HKI organized local VAS days that took place during July and August throughout Senegal’s 56 health districts.

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