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National Deworming Day observed today

  • On 10th February 2020, The National Deworming Day have observed throughout the country.
  • On the occasion, Children in the age group of 1to 19 years will be administered a single dose of a safe medicine Albendazole in all Indian States and UT.
  • The main objective of this day is to deworm children and adolescents to reduce the prevalence of parasitic worms in the intestine. It ensures that the worms are no longer a public health problem.
    source: ddnews

Published On : 10 Feb 2020

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