| Vitamin A deficiency: Key resources in its prevention and elimination |
The micronutrient initiative information paper no. 1
Jenny Cervinskas and Mahshid Lotfi
The Micronutrient Initiative
PO Box 8500 250 Albert Street Ottawa Ontario Canada K1G 3H9
Second edition January 1996
The persistence of vitamin A deficiency anywhere in the world is cruel, because it exposes mothers and children to great risks; it is immoral, because it ignores basic human values; and it is unacceptable, because it is preventable.
Abraham Horwitz, Chairman, 1993 International Vitamin A Consultative Group Conference.