The DHS Program User Forum
Discussions regarding The DHS Program data and results
Home » DHS-7 Questionnaire Review - Archived » Nutrition » post-partum vitamin A
post-partum vitamin A [message #1821] Thu, 03 April 2014 20:23 Go to next message
DHS QRE Admin is currently offline  DHS QRE Admin
Messages: 70
Registered: March 2014
Senior Member
Posted on behalf of Steve Hodgins, Save the Children

The question on post-partum vitamin A should be deleted; we have sound evidence for lack of effectiveness of this intervention (and the current WHO recommendation is that post-partum vitamin A supplements NOT be given). It has no effect on mortality or morbidity.

Steve Hodgins
Save the Children

Re: post-partum vitamin A [message #1972 is a reply to message #1821] Fri, 11 April 2014 15:34 Go to previous message
odary is currently offline  odary
Messages: 6
Registered: April 2014
Location: USAID-RRB-Washington DC
The USAID-NUT Division endorses elimination of question 446 (vitamin A supply to women after child delivering).
Previous Topic: Assessment of adequately iodized salt
Next Topic: Q 457 Beverages instead of breastfeeding
Goto Forum:

Current Time: Tue Jun 6 19:52:02 Coordinated Universal Time 2023