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Today is National Deworming Day: Worm free children are healthy children

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Today is the second phase of National Deworming Day. All children will be administered the chewable deworming tablet at all schools and Anganwadis free-of-cost. Unregistered and out-of-school will be dewormed at the Anganwadis. Children who could not be dewormed on national Deworming day must be administered the tablet on mop-up day on August 17… (National Health Mission, MOHFW)

The National Deworming Day is a single fixed-day approach to treating intestinal worm infections in all children aged 1- 19 years and is held on 10 February and 10 August each year (PIB).

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