Vitamin A

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  • Planning
  • All micronutrient interventions
  • Biochemical
  • Diet


A fat-soluble vitamin that is required for a wide range of physiological processes. Vitamin A has functions in vision, immune function, cell differentiation and proliferation, intercellular communication, reproduction, bone formation and growth. Vitamin A deficiency is associated with an increased risk of mortality from infectious diseases and is a primary cause of childhood morbidity and mortality in low-income countries.


OpeN-Global, 2019