Vitamin Angels mission is to help at-risk populations in need - specifically pregnant women, new mothers, and children under five - gain access to lifesaving and life changing vitamins and minerals.
The Organization's Program Services, Aimed To Alleviate Undernutrition, Focuses On Evidence-based Approaches Comprising$79m
I) essential micronutrient supplementation (vitamin a and various formulations of multi-micronutrient supplements for specialized populations, ii) control of childhood infections (including the deployment of anti-parasitic agents, primarily albendazole), iii) initiatives to optimize infant and young child feeding practices, iv) limited support for complementary feeding programs for young children from 3 to 5 years of age, and v) technical assistance to support deployment of products/services consistent with accepted best practices. We provide products/services and technical assistance to qualified field partners (primarily non-governmental organizations (ngos), and a limited number of national health services operating in the united states, canada, the united kingdom and selected low and middle income countries designated by the world health organization (the w.h.o.) as experiencing moderate to severe undernutrition or anemia or hidden hunger, and/or experiencing a moderate to severe prevalence levels of intestinal parasites. This includes deployment of supplies to at-risk women and children (meaning hard-to-reach women and children with little to no access to national health services in their country), including vitamin a distribution to at-risk children 6-59 months of age, deworming of at-risk children 12-59 months of age, and multiple micronutrient supplementation for at-risk pregnant women.