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Presentation 23: Nutrition and Health: Strategies for eliminating Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) in Tanzania

This presentation’s main focus is on Tanzania’s Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) and strategies for successful elimination. The promotion of the production and consumption of β-carotene-rich food is a sustainable approach to combat vitamin A deficiency. In this presentation it is portrayed as the strategy which will complement other vitamin A intervention programmes such as supplementation and fortification.


Urio, E.M. and Mushumbusi, D. 2016. Nutrition and Health: Strategies for Eliminating Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD) in Tanzania. Presentation made at the 2016 Marketing, Processing and Utilization Cop Meeting in Tanzania.