Assessment of knowledge about vitamin a prophylaxis programme among health and icds functionaries In district banda (u.p.)
Research question : What is the level of knowledge about vitamin A among health and ICDS staff? Objectives: 1. To assess the knowledge of respondent staff. 2. to. suggest need for strengthening, reorienting training and motivation of staff for the success of the programme. Study design - cross sectional etting - the study was performed in district Banda (UP) Result: total respondents interviewed were 125 with male female ratio of 55:70. 75% of the total respondents were in the age group 20 to 45 years. Regarding knowledge 91.2% responded blindness and 15.4% Bitot’s spots as symptom of vitamin A deficiency.