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National Deworming Day

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

Kids fall ill after consuming medicine administered on National Deworming Day

Several children fell sick on National Deworming Day across the country, as a result of carelessness during serving medicines. Watch the video and get to know the entire news.

Feb 12, 2016, 17:05 PM 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

WCD calls for nationwide campaign against anaemia

Women and Child Development Ministry has asked the Health Ministry to transform its 'Deworming Programme' into a nation-wide campaign to bring down the alarming number of anaemic children in the country.

Sep 08, 2015, 20:43 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

Health minister JP Nadda declares 10 February as National Deworming Day

Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda has declared 10 February as the National Deworming Day.

Feb 10, 2015, 19:25 PM IST

Visible change in country's health indicators: Nadda

Union Health Minister J P Nadda Monday said that there has been a visible change in the health indicators of the country and the government is now focused on improving it further.

Feb 09, 2015, 17:00 PM IST