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Maternal Vitamin A or Beta-carotene Supplementation Trial to Reduce Pregnancy-related Mortality in Bangladesh

Kathmandu, Nepal


Summary

A double-masked, community-randomized, 68,000-pregnancy trial, following NNIPS-2, to assess the efficacy of weekly maternal supplementation with a recommended dietary amount (RDA) of vitamin A, preformed or as beta-carotene, on all-cause pregnancy-related mortality, maternal morbidity, pregnancy outcome and other measures of maternal, fetal and maternal health.

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  • Start Date: 
    10/01/2003
  • End Date: 
    09/30/2007

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