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Boy, who lost 22 litres of blood due to hookworms, now cured

According to doctors, the boy was referred to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SRGH) in August last year with complaints of passage of blood in his stool.

Jan 09, 2018, 09:08 AM IST

National Deworming Day: What to do if you child misses out!

On February 10, the Health Ministry implemented the deworming programme in schools and preschools (anganwadis) across India to combat parasitic worm infections among children.

Feb 14, 2017, 13:16 PM IST

Common side effects of deworming: Symptoms, what to do

Deworming treatment can have some mild side effects such as - dizziness, nausea, headache, and vomiting. 

Feb 10, 2017, 12:15 PM IST

Deworming: How often should you deworm your child? Tips to prevent worm infections

Worm infections, unfortunately, can happen even after best hygiene measures and precautions, particularly, in children. 

Feb 10, 2017, 09:50 AM IST

National Deworming Day: 34 crore children to be administered deworming tablets today

On National Deworming Day, February 10, the Health Ministry for the first time will also cover private schools and has asked state governments to rope them in, while it has set up 210 monitoring centres across the country to tackle adverse reactions of the tablet like stomach ache and vomiting.

Feb 10, 2017, 08:55 AM IST

34 crore children to be administered deworming tablets on February 10; Check out key facts about worm infestations

Launched in 2005, India observes National Deworming Day annually on February 10 by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Feb 09, 2017, 19:21 PM IST

Reasons why it is important to deworm your child

Deworming imporves your child's immunity, and thereby protecting him/her from chronic illnesses caused by worms.

Feb 09, 2017, 12:55 PM IST

250 students taken ill after taking deworming tablets in Tripura

About 250 students of different schools of Kadamtala block were administered deworming tablets this afternoon as part of National Deworming Day programme. However, many students complained of pain in abdomen and respiratory trouble after consuming the tablets.

Aug 11, 2016, 09:43 AM IST

180 school children fall sick after taking tablets in Bihar on National Deworming Day: Report

At least 180 school children in Bihar took ill after they were administered deworming Albendazole tablets on Wednesday.

Feb 10, 2016, 21:12 PM IST

Delhi government launches deworming programme

 The Delhi government on Wednesday launched a statewide campaign to deworm the children in schools and anganwadis.

Apr 15, 2015, 20:04 PM IST

Deworming drives started in 11 states: Government

Health Minister JP Nadda Friday said the government has started deworming drives in 11 states and union territories to protect children from the risk of parasitic worms.

Feb 27, 2015, 15:38 PM IST

17 million kids dewormed in Bihar

An NGO in collaboration with Bihar`s health department has reached out to 17 million school children.

Nov 11, 2011, 19:48 PM IST

17 million kids dewormed in Bihar

An NGO in collaboration with Bihar`s health department has reached out to 17 million school children.

Nov 11, 2011, 19:48 PM IST