Routine vitamin A supplementation for the prevention of blindness due to measles infection in children
No evidence was found to investigate whether vitamin A can prevent blindness in children infected with measles.
Annually 500,000 children become blind worldwide, 75% of them living in low-income countries. Measles infection in children has been associated with vitamin A deficiency and blindness. This review aimed to assess whether vitamin A could prevent blindness in children infected with measles.
Both sexes, Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM), Child health, Children, Conflict, Ear, Earthquake, Epidemic, Health, Infections and infectious diseases (all), Neonates/infants, nose, Nutrition, Population displacement, throat and eye diseases, Vaccine-preventable infections, Viral fevers