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January 5, 2006 - Press Release
Helen Keller International Exceeds Vitamin A Supplementation Goal.

Conakry, Guinea – Helen Keller International (HKI) exceeded its goal for vitamin A supplementation in Guinea, reaching more than 2 million children from November 10-13, 2005.  The days were part of the country’s second national vitamin A distribution campaign, which targeted children from six months to five years old using an innovative door-to-door strategy.  First Lady of Guinea Madame Henriette Conte launched the campaign in Conakry with representatives from HKI, UNICEF and the World Health Organization in attendance.

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