40024-012: Vitamin A and Deworming for Improved Nutrition (formerly Salt & Flour Fortification for Improved Nutrition)

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(i) Reduce child mortality, morbidity and improve physical growth, cognitive development and future productivity of 1.8 million children in poor provinces. (ii) Improve impact, reach and cost-effectiveness of Government investments to improve nutrition including the reduction of anemia and vitamin A deficiencies. Read More

Country Viet Nam
Project Number 40024-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 9098
Approval Date 17 Nov 2006
Closing Date 09 Sep 2011
Geographical Location 18 provinces have been identified according to national nutrition survey data that provide information on micronutrient deficiency levels (e.g. vitamin A deficiency) and other standard nutrition criteria such as growth figures (height and weight).
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Health
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C


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