BMJ head-to-head debate with Christine Benn

Christine and colleagues have participated in a head-to-head debate in BMJ regarding the universal recommendation of high-dose vitamin A supplementation in low and middle income countries.

Up to $500m a year could be put to better use by stopping ineffective and potentially harmful supplementation programmes in poorer countries, say JB Mason, CS Benn, and HPS Sachdev; but Keith P West Jr, Amanda C Palmer, and Alfred Sommer disagree, saying that such programmes have been proved to save millions of lives and should be withdrawn only when robust evidence permits

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Read the full debate here