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 (for groups of both male and female persons), Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM), Child health, Children, Conflict, Ear nose throat and eye conditions, Earthquake, Epidemic/Endemic, Health, Infections and infectious diseases (all), Neonates/infants, Nutrition, Population displacement, Vaccine-preventable infections, Viral fevers/VHF