If every child received adequate vitamin A supplements, 1 million lives could be saved each year, making it an easy choice for our 100 Objects That Shaped Public Health list.
How Sanctions Hurt North Korea’s Children
August 5, 2019
UNICEF and the World Food Programme provide food and nutrition aid to North Korean children—but a lack of funds, fueled by political tension and the US-led strategy of pressure and isolation of North Korea, have limited their reach.
Disrupted Distribution of a Vital Vitamin
May 14, 2018
Vitamin A deficiency affects almost half of under-5s in south Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, but distribution has reached a 6-year low, UNICEF has reported.<